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Hanoi in the heart of a World Bank economist

Hanoi in the heart of a World Bank economist

VOV.VN - Martin Rama was the World Bank’s Lead Economist for Vietnam from 2002 to 2010 and is the author of many books about Vietnam and Hanoi in particular. He has developed his great love for Hanoi since he first came here 20 years ago.

HCM City seeks WB’s assistance in many aspects

HCM City seeks WB’s assistance in many aspects

A high-ranking delegation of Ho Chi Minh City had a working session with leaders of the World Bank (WB) in Washington DC, the US, on December 15, seeking for the institution’s support in many fields.

Creativity key to growth promotion

Creativity key to growth promotion

VOV.VN - In many countries' experience, 'creativity' is considered as a key factor behind growth promotion, said UNDP Senior Adviser in Vietnam Rajah Rasiah at the Vietnam Development Forum (VDF) 2017 held in Hanoi on December 13.

Forum to discuss productivity for sustainable development

Forum to discuss productivity for sustainable development

The Vietnam Development Forum (VDF) 2017 with the theme of “Increasing productivity – A lever for sustainable development” will take place in Hanoi on December 13, announced the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Vietnam seeks higher-quality FDI: experts

Vietnam seeks higher-quality FDI: experts

While Vietnam needs foreign capital to develop the economy, it also requires advanced technologies to become involved more deeply in the global supply chain.

Working on new ways to lure FDI

Working on new ways to lure FDI

As local salaries rise and global trends shift, Vietnam is drafting a new foreign direct investment attraction strategy for the upcoming years, with a focus on some prioritised sectors to bring added value to the economy.

HCM City steps up cooperation with IFC

HCM City steps up cooperation with IFC

Ho Chi Minh City is committed to creating favourable conditions for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to carry out joint projects based on current laws, stated Le Thanh Liem, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.

Nikkei Asian Review Hanoi Forum kicks off

Nikkei Asian Review Hanoi Forum kicks off

The Nikkei Asian Review Hanoi Forum, taking place in Hanoi today, aims to commemorate and recognise Vietnam and Japan’s strategic investment partnership as the former constantly enhances its global status as a leading economy in the ASEAN region.

APEC 2017: New jobs needed in automated world

APEC 2017: New jobs needed in automated world

The APEC economies should create conditions for people who lose jobs due to automated manufacturing to move to other areas where they will work at their homes or on e-commerce platforms, said Victoria Kwakwa, Vice President of the World Bank.

Government leader hosts Asia-Pacific investors

Government leader hosts Asia-Pacific investors

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a meeting in Hanoi on November 8 with investors in the Asia-Pacific region, including those from Japan, the US, New Zealand, Hong Kong (China), Singapore and Thailand.

Vietnam highly values WB support: Prime Minister

Vietnam highly values WB support: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting with World Bank (WB) Vice President for East Asia and Pacific Victoria Kwakwa on November 7 on the sidelines of the ongoing APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in the central city of Da Nang.