Thai Nguyen City (Photo: VNA)

WB supports improved transport, sanitation, preschool facilities in Thai Nguyen

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved an International Development Association (IDA) Credit in the amount of US$80 million to improve the quality of key urban infrastructure, including transport connectivity, drainage and sewer systems, public spaces and preschools in the northern province of Thai Nguyen.
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WB: Vietnam’s economy improves further

Vietnam’s economy is forecast to continue improving, with gross domestic product (GDP) to expand by 6.8 percent this year, said the World Bank (WB) in its latest economic update for Vietnam.
At the meetign to release the report

Vietnam continues to reduce poverty rate: WB

Poverty in Vietnam continues to falling, particularly amongst ethnic minorities, who saw their rate of poverty decline significantly by 13 percentage points, the largest decline in the past decade, says a new World Bank report released yesterday.

WB helps installation of five solar measurement stations

WB helps installation of five solar measurement stations

The World Bank and the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) have launched a campaign to promote the deployment of renewable energy in the country, with the installation of five solar measurement stations across the country.
 
Vietnamese farmers on a corn field (Illustrative image - Source: VNA)

WB aids poverty alleviation program for ethnic groups

The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank (WB) on June 29 has approved a preferential credit package worth $153 million for Vietnam’s national program on poverty reduction and rural development.
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$315 mln approved to improve Vietnam transport infrastructure

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors May 6 approved US$315 million in financing to improve water transport infrastructure in northern Vietnam, and sanitation and transport services in coastal cities in central Vietnam.