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ODA disbursement slows down to a crawl

Vietnam disbursed a measly 7 percent of the annual ODA disbursement target in Jan-May, a parliamentary report says.

Transport ministry prefers Vietnamese aviation firm as Long Thanh Airport investor

The Transport Ministry highly recommends that funding for the nation's biggest airport is mainly sourced from the Airports Corporation of Vietnam.

Hanoi to build new metro section in 2021

Hanoi plans to borrow $1.48 billion from official development assistance (ODA) funds to build a metro section in 2021.
July 07, 2019 | 07:59 am GMT+7

ODA disbursement alarmingly slow: Finance Ministry

Vietnam’s disbursement of official development assistance is yet to reach half of the amount planned for 2016-2020, says the Ministry of Finance.
June 27, 2019 | 10:57 am GMT+7

Take acquisition route, Deputy PM tells South Korean banks

South Korean banks desiring to enter Vietnam should acquire local lenders since new licenses are not in the offing, Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue said.
June 21, 2019 | 11:20 am GMT+7

State audit finds ODA projects riddled with inefficiencies

Many ODA projects required millions of dollars in additional capital, were bound by disadvantageous provisions, made excessive payments to foreign contractors.
May 22, 2019 | 07:47 pm GMT+7

Vietnam ODA spending slowest in a decade: World Bank

The World Bank is concerned about Vietnam’s slow use of official development assistance and hopes to work with it to find a solution.
December 18, 2018 | 01:37 pm GMT+7

Japan urges Vietnam to speed up ODA disbursement

Japan is concerned about ‘serious’ delays in disbursement of funds for major official development assistance (ODA) projects in Vietnam.
October 18, 2018 | 05:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnam report on Japanese ODA projects inaccurate: JICA

A Ministry of Finance assessment of Japanese ODA projects contains inaccuracies, the Japan International Cooperation Agency claims.
September 08, 2018 | 08:45 pm GMT+7

$30,000 monthly salary for Japanese ODA consultants too high: Vietnam

Vietnam has said the Japanese insistence that its official development assistance (ODA) consultants should be paid $30,000 a month is unreasonably high. 
August 21, 2018 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam frets over Chinese ODA, contractors

Chinese ODA costs more and the quality of work by Chinese contractors is not guaranteed, a ministry report says.
August 16, 2018 | 08:42 am GMT+7

Vietnam, Japan sign deals worth $22 billion

The deals were signed at a 'historic' business conference attended by record number of Vietnamese and Japanese businesses.
June 06, 2017 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Vietnamese mega-cities scouring for mega-funding on infrastructure drive

Hanoi and Saigon are in need of billions to keep up with economic growth.
May 16, 2017 | 03:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnam sitting on $22 billion from overseas loans

Ministries are failing to spend the money that's been handed to them.
October 31, 2016 | 11:24 am GMT+7

Cheap foreign loans starting to dry up for Vietnam

Loan repayments currently cost the country about $1 billion a year.
October 26, 2016 | 10:25 am GMT+7
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