Vietnam’s presence at the 137th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-137) and related meetings will confirm the country’s active participation in multilateral parliamentary activities and help promote its legislature’s role at the IPU forum.
As a powerhouse of new technologies, skilled workforce and burgeoning middle class, the Asia-Pacific region is expected to contribute 70% of the global GDP by 2050 and now 10 out of the 20 largest economies are from the region, said a high-ranking Vietnamese official.
Hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Year in 2017 is the centre of Vietnam’s external activities, demonstrating the country’s desire to contribute to APEC and regional development, said President Tran Dai Quang.
Vietnam ranks 28th, down a place from last year, in the Global Dynamism Index recently released by consulting firm Grant Thornton.
A study by Grant Thornton has placed Vietnam 27th among 60 countries in terms of "dynamism".
Diem Huong, the Miss Vietnam World 2010, attended the Vietnam Motor Show 2012 in Hanoi on September 26 and helped present the Honda AC-X to the crowds.