World Bank chief warns Europe risks 'Lehmans moment'

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World Bank chief warns Europe risks 'Lehmans moment'

Outgoing World Bank president Robert Zoellick warned that Europe was facing a "Lehmans moment" and the collapse of the euro currency could trigger a global crisis, in an interview out Sunday.

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World Bank chief says eurozone needs funding for reforms

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VietnamNet English 28 month(s) ago 1 related news

World Bank chief says eurozone needs funding for reforms

World Bank President Robert Zoellick said Wednesday if Greece leaves the eurozone, it would have "ripple effects" comparable to the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008.

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WB president stresses growth, structural reforms in European countries

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VietnamNet English 29 month(s) ago

WB president stresses growth, structural reforms in European countries

World Bank president Robert Zoellick said on Thursday that euro zone countries have to promote growth and implement structural reforms to tide over the economic crisis.

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US World Bank pick launches global charm offensive

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US World Bank pick launches global charm offensive

The Korean-American physician tapped by US President Barack Obama to lead the World Bank will embark on an 11 day global charm offensive Tuesday, the Treasury Department said.

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Obama names surprise World Bank candidate Jim Yong Kim

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Obama names surprise World Bank candidate Jim Yong Kim

US President Barack Obama (R) introduces Dartmouth College president Jim Yong Kim as his nominee for the next president of the World Bank, during an announcement in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington March 23, 2012. (Image: Reuters)

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Three to vie for top World Bank job

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Three to vie for top World Bank job

The World Bank announced Friday three candidates to succeed outgoing president Robert Zoellick in the first challenge to the US monopoly of the top job in history. Nigeria's Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, pictured in 2011, is being backed to head the World Bank by Africa's leading economies.

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Race picks up to head World Bank

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Race picks up to head World Bank

The race to succeed World Bank President Robert Zoellick is heating up with the emergence of the first declared candidate, another American.

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China risks economic crisis if no reforms: report

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China risks economic crisis if no reforms: report

China could face an economic crisis if it does not implement major reforms in the next 20 years, the Wall Street Journal said Thursday, citing a report by the World Bank and Chinese government researchers.

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Zoellick to leave World Bank, opening new battle

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Zoellick to leave World Bank, opening new battle

World Bank president Robert Zoellick announced Wednesday that he would step down at the end of June, setting up a possible new fight over US dominance at the global development lender.

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Deputy Prime Minister urges US to remove remaining trade barriers

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VietnamNet English 32 month(s) ago 1 related news

Deputy Prime Minister urges US to remove remaining trade barriers

VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has recommended the US recognise Viet Nam's market economy and grant the country access to its Generalised System of Preference during his official visit to the US last week.

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Feb. 13

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Feb. 13

Tuoitrenews briefs some of salient news published today, Feb. 13, on Vietnamese media:

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WB boosts assistance for emerging countries in Europe and Asia

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WB boosts assistance for emerging countries in Europe and Asia

The World Bank said on Wednesday it was making 27 billion U.S. dollars in funding available for countries of emerging Europe and Central Asia to help them weather the euro zone crisis.

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Australia's Swan named world's top finance minister

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VietNam News English 37 month(s) ago

Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan was on Wednesday named Euromoney's Finance Minister of the Year for his work in steering the country through the global financial crisis.

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Gender equality boosts development: World Bank

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Gender equality boosts development: World Bank

Gender equality is shrewd economics as well as a human right, the World Bank said on Monday in a report that showed countries with better opportunities for women and girls can boost productivity and development.

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World Bank chief says world economy in danger zone

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World Bank chief says world economy in danger zone

World Bank President Robert Zoellick said on Wednesday the world had entered a new economic danger zone and Europe, Japan and the US all needed to make hard decisions to avoid dragging down the global economy.

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