Update news ODA funds
Dr. Hoang Van Cuong, a member of the National Assembly Committee on Economic Affairs, talks to the Investment Review newspaper on his Committee’s resolve to tighten the management of public debt
HCM City asks State for additional $2 billion of ODA
HCM City authorities have asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment and Ministry of Finance to allocate an additional VND48.762 trillion of official development assistance (ODA) in the next three years,
HCM City seeks $3.22b for anti-flood projects
VietNamNet Bridge – Flood-prevention projects in HCM City will require an additional expenditure of at least VND72 trillion (US$3.22 billion) over the next five years,
Should Gov’t issue tax free bonds?
VietNamNet Bridge – Economist Nguyen Tri Hieu talks to the Hai Quan (Customs) newspaper about possible plans to generate money for the Government’s affordable housing scheme in its second phase
Mekong Delta climate change plan in motion
VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc spoke yesterday about the critical role that the Mekong Delta plays in national development as well as the enormous challenges it faces, particularly in adapting to climate change
Many private hospitals close to bankruptcy
VietNamNet Bridge – Private hospitals are struggling to receive patients, with most of them operating at 40-50 per cent of their capacity,
ODA needs stricter controls
VietNamNet Bridge – Professor Nguyen Minh Thuyet, former Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Committee on Culture, Education, Youth and Children spoke to Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper about ODA usage.
Mekong Delta looks for more foreign investment
VietNamNet Bridge – Foreign investment in agriculture in the Mekong Delta remains low, with a major portion of the funds invested in the industrial, food processing and real estate sectors.
Gov't pledges to invest wisely
VietNamNet Bridge – The Government will implement several measures in tandem to ensure that both socio-economic investments and debt repayments are made in such a way that public debt is kept within allowable limits.
Vietnam must be more thrifty in making spending decisions
VietNamNet Bridge – Phung Quoc Hien, chairman of the National Committee for Financial and Budgetary Affairs, told Hai quan newspaper that Viet Nam's spending structure was ‘irrational'.