Local government: More transparent but not enough
10:47 | 19/07/2019 Finance - Banking
(VEN) - The recently announced 2018 Provincial Open Budget Index (POBI) report shows positive changes in Vietnamese localities in this field. Vietnam Economic News’ Thanh Tam spoke with Associate Professor, Dr. Vu Sy Cuong, leader of the Budget Transparency Coalition’s research team, about these changes.
Vietnam, donors seek ways to reverse loan disbursement drop
11:05 | 11/07/2019 Finance - Banking
(VEN) - The disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans provided by six donors - the World Bank (WB), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM), the French Development Agency (AFD) and the KfW Development Bank - has slowed markedly in recent years.