Vietnam remittances hit US$12.25 bln in 2015

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Vietnam remittances hit US$12.25 bln in 2015

(VOV) -Vietnam received US$12.25 billion in 2015, higher than the level of US$12 billion one year earlier, according to the World Bank (WB).

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Vietnam needs to engage private sector in transport planning: World Bank

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Vietnam needs to engage private sector in transport planning: World Bank

The Vietnamese government needs to work with the private sector in terms of transport and logistics planning and policymaking to improve freight logistics, the World Bank says.

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WB: VN economy may expand 10% before 2030

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WB: VN economy may expand 10% before 2030

VGP – The World Bank Group (WBG) believed that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will provide a key impetus to economic growth in Viet Nam, Japan and Malaysia before 2030.

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Project on enhancing Can Tho’s capacity to adapt to climate change approved

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Project on enhancing Can Tho’s capacity to adapt to climate change approved

VGP - The PM has approved a project on developing the southern city of Can Tho and enhancing its capacity to adapt to climate change, which is funded by the World Bank (WB).

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Vietnam to benefit mostly from TPP by 2030: WBG report

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Vietnam to benefit mostly from TPP by 2030: WBG report

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will provide economic impetus predominantly to Vietnam, Japan and Malaysia among other parties to the deal by 2030, according to a Global Economic Prospects report recently released by the World Bank Group (WBG).

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WB: Let private sector help Vietnam’s transport and logistics

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WB: Let private sector help Vietnam’s transport and logistics

(VOV) -Vietnam’s evolving economy needs new strategies to maintain strong growth, and a World Bank report calls for the government to work with private sector importers, exporters and transport companies to improve freight logistics.

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Growth to ease through 2018

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Cambodia is forecast to have sub-7 per cent gross domestic product growth for the next three years, with reverberations from a China slowdown, the recently signed Trans-Pacific Partnership and constrained garment exports expected to weigh down the economy, according to a new World Bank report.

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HCM City spends US$437 million combating floods

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HCM City spends US$437 million combating floods

The Prime Minister has just approved a US$437 million project on managing floods in Ho Chi Minh City by 2020, the Saigon Giai Phong newspaper has reported.

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Survey: Many businesses face bribe requests

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – The number of enterprises in Vietnam getting bribe requests when working with State agencies is big, a survey of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) showed.

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World Bank downgrades global growth forecasts

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Worries about China's slowdown and its impact around the globe have prompted the World Bank to downgrade growth forecasts. Bloomberg's Juliette Saly reports on "Asia Edge."

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Anemic recovery in emerging markets to weigh heavily on global growth in 2016

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Anemic recovery in emerging markets to weigh heavily on global growth in 2016

(VOV) - Weak growth among major emerging markets will weigh on global growth in 2016, but economic activity should still pick up modestly to a 2.9% pace, from 2.4% growth in 2015, as advanced economies gain speed, according to the World Bank’s January 2016 Global Economic Prospects.

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Can Tho urged to accelerate disbursement for WB-funded project

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Can Tho urged to accelerate disbursement for WB-funded project

Can Tho city must pay more attention to disbursement for the World Bank-funded Mekong Delta Region Urban Upgrading Project, which is scheduled to finish in 2017, Hoang Thi Hoa, an expert from the bank, said on January 6.

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Locals buy into a swelling condo market

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The construction and real estate industry is huge and growing at a breakneck speed, as towering cranes and high-rise buildings emerge across Phnom Penh. With a flood of foreign investment over the course of the last two years, the World Bank has announced that construction is Cambodia’s most dynamic engine of growth with a contribution to GDP growth in 2014 at 2 per cent– outpacing garment and agriculture for the first time.

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Philippines to join China-backed Asian infrastructure bank

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Philippines to join China-backed Asian infrastructure bank

The Philippines said Wednesday it will join the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, despite being engaged in a dispute with Beijing over its claims in the South China Sea.

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WB-funded livestock production zone opens in Dong Nai

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WB-funded livestock production zone opens in Dong Nai

A pilot concentrated livestock production zone was inaugurated in Gia Tan 2 commune of Thong Nhat district, southern Dong Nai province on December 28, the first of its kind to be funded by the World Bank (WB) in Vietnam.

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