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Members of the 13th Party Central Committee

The Saigon Times 02 Feb 2021
Hanoi ... Secretary of the Hanoi Municipal Party Committee                                                                               ... Hanoi.

How Vietnam can keep the good times rolling

Asiatimes 27 Jan 2021
As governments from Washington to Tokyo struggle to contain second and third waves of Covid-19 infection, Hanoi is winning accolades for a sage and nimble pandemic response ... A clothing boutique selling locally made products in downtown Hanoi ... The State Bank of Vietnam’s obsessive management of the dong earned Hanoi a place on Trump’s enemies list.

Seven local banks to issue domestic chip credit cards

The Saigon Times 26 Jan 2021
HANOI – Seven local banks and the National Payment Corporation of Vietnam, or Napas, on January 25 jointly held a ceremony to launch domestic chip credit cards following the State Bank of Vietnam’s direction to promote cashless payments and fight black credit.

Hanoi looks to further cooperation in infrastructure development with WB

The Saigon Times 13 Jan 2021
HCMCHanoi City needs to mobilize resources to develop its infrastructure system given its fast urbanization, Vuong Dinh Hue, secretary of the municipal Party Committee, told Carolyn Turk, World Bank (WB) Country Director for Vietnam, at a meeting in Hanoi on January 12.

Analysis: Years in the making, Vietnam’s Mekong Delta policy takes the long view

Mongabay 30 Dec 2020
Prime Minister Mark Rutte visited Hanoi in 2014 to urge quick action. The World Bank promised a $310 million soft loan to support regional-scale data collection, analysis and decision-making. In Hanoi, however, it was as though the MDP had disappeared into a black…This article was originally published on Mongabay .

US Designation of Vietnam as Currency Manipulator Could Spur Talks, Changes, Analysts Say

Voa News 25 Dec 2020
Vietnam’s central bank rejected the U.S ... FILE - A woman counts Vietnamese dong bank notes in the office of a local company in Hanoi ... Hanoi might agree to buy more U.S ... Hanoi and Washington will probably start talks ... Vietnam’s central bank has said it's willing to work with Washington.

ADB provides US$5 million to support women-led SMEs in Vietnam

The Saigon Times 23 Dec 2020
HANOI - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Vietnamese Government on December 22 signed a US$5 million grant agreement to support Vietnamese women-led small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) affected by the Covid-19 pandemic ... Five banks have volunteered to participate in ...

Vietnam cuts reference exchange rate

Beijing News 09 Dec 2020
HANOI, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- The State Bank of Vietnam on Wednesday adjusted its daily reference exchange rate between Vietnamese dong and U.S ... dollar, said the State Bank of Vietnam.

News in pictures: Monday December 7, 2020

The Times/The Sunday Times 07 Dec 2020
JOHN FINNEY/WENN/CAROLYN JENKINS/ALAMY ... Posing for pictures amid winter daisies at a botanical garden on the Red River in Hanoi, Vietnam. Visitors are attracted to the banks of flowers ... ALEXEY MALGAVKO/REUTERS ... .

Nguyen Thi Hong poised to become new central bank governor

The Saigon Times 10 Nov 2020
... Bank of Vietnam (SBV), as a candidate for the post of the central bank’s governor ... Hong, born in Hanoi in 1968, worked in the banking sector for nearly 30 years.

Former BIDV executives get jail terms of 6.5-8 years

The Saigon Times 03 Nov 2020
They were charged with violating regulations on banking operations and other activities relating to these operations, the local media reported. The Hanoi People’s Court on November 2 handed down sentences on 12 defendants, including eight leaders and employees of BIDV, who caused losses of nearly VND1.7 trillion for the bank.

VARSI seeks PM’s help in removing obstacles facing PPP projects

The Saigon Times 03 Nov 2020
Meanwhile, many State management agencies have failed to meet their commitments, affecting projects and causing losses for investors and banks, but there have been no sanctions for them. VARSI cited the Hanoi-Haiphong expressway project as an example, stating that the State had committed VND17 trillion, or 39% of the capital needed for the project.

Bicycle lanes in PH will now be mandatory

Manila Bulletin 31 Oct 2020
NIGHT OWL. Anna Mae Y. Lamentillo. In 2011, the Asian Development Bank examined walkability and pedestrian facilities in Asian cities. It showed that in Manila, like Hanoi, a sizeable number of the trips could be made by foot and bicycle because the average distance traveled per trip is low ... Bicycle Facility Classifications ... .