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.
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.
The World Bank, in partnership with the Ministry of Finance (MoF), launched the Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) in accounting and auditing in a ceremony in Hanoi on December 14.
TCC Group (Thailand) unveiled on December 13 its MM Mega Market Thang Long in Hanoi, marking the next step in transforming Metro Cash & Carry Vietnam (Metro Vietnam) to MM Mega Market Vietnam as announced earlier this year.
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.
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.
While Vietnam needs foreign capital to develop the economy, it also requires advanced technologies to become involved more deeply in the global supply chain.
As many as 3,000 Vietnamese logistics firms have to compete fiercely with 29 multinational companies to have the right to carry Vietnamese exports to the world market.
Vietnam’s economic growth quality has seen significant improvements recently, eliciting great praise from international organisations.
An ASEAN-India Workshop themed “Blue Economy: From Concept to Action” is taking place in Nha Trang city of central Khanh Hoa province from November 24-25.
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.
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.
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.
Vietnam seeks to enhance food safety management with support of the Netherlands and the World Bank (WB), announced the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on November 10.
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.
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 climbed 81 places to rank 86th among 190 economies on the ease of paying taxes in the Doing Business 2018 (DB2018) report recently released by the World Bank (WB).
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.
The upcoming official visit to Vietnam made by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from November 8-9 will help open up more cooperation opportunities for both countries, said former Canadian Ambassador to Vietnam David Devine.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the government’s monthly meeting in Hanoi on November 3, urging further support for businesses.