September 27, 1993 |
$55-Million Loan Package Expected to Satisfy IMF: Japan and Western countries have pledged to repay Vietnam's remaining $55 million in arrears to the International Monetary Fund. The officials said Japan and France will bear the majority of the debt with equal amounts, in the form of loans and grants, of about $20 million each. The figures will be finalized when the support group meets in Washington today, they said.
October 5, 1991 |
Massive corruption involving senior government officials has cost Vietnam more than $2.1 billion since June last year, the official newspaper Lao Dong (Labor) reported Friday. Vietnam launched an anti-corruption campaign in June, 1990, to try to improve the economy and bolster the image of the ruling Communist Party.