Nation set to impose higher taxes on tobacco

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Nation set to impose higher taxes on tobacco

Vietnam is set to apply higher taxes, along with other stricter measures, on cigarette trading to limit consumption.

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China to establish $40 bln Silk Road infrastructure fund

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China to establish $40 bln Silk Road infrastructure fund

BEIJING, Nov 8 - China will contribute $40 billion to set up a Silk Road infrastructure fund to boost connectivity across Asia, President Xi Jinping announced on Saturday, the latest Chinese project to spread the largesse of its own economic growth.

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Environmental cleanup successful

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The highly positive outcomes of an eight-year environmental sanitation project in coastal cities were outlined at a conference in Nha Trang City in the central province of Khanh Hoa, yesterday.

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Captain Widodo to steer $6 billion Indonesia port upgrade

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Captain Widodo to steer $6 billion Indonesia port upgrade

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is targeting almost $6 billion in projects to expand ports across the world’s biggest archipelago, where investors are deterred by logistics costs that amount to a quarter of the economy.

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Vietnam, foreign donors cooperate to realise development goals

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Vietnam’s ministries, sectors and their development partners need to promote cooperation and information sharing so as to swiftly achieve the country’s development targets set forth in 2013, said Victoria Kwakwa, Country Director of the World Bank in Vietnam.

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Vietnam, foreign donors cooperate to realise development goals

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Vietnam, foreign donors cooperate to realise development goals

Vietnam’s ministries, sectors and their development partners need to promote cooperation and information sharing so as to swiftly achieve the country’s development targets set forth in 2013, said Victoria Kwakwa, Country Director of the World Bank in Vietnam.

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Vocational training falls short on skills

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Vocational training falls short on skills

Most graduates of vocational training institutions lack the skills companies require, creating a gap in the country's workforce quality, according to a 2013 World Bank survey.

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Vocational training falls short on skills

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Most graduates of vocational training institutions lack the skills companies require, creating a gap in the country's workforce quality, according to a 2013 World Bank survey.

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Asia must do more to help global Ebola fight, World Bank says

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Asia must do more to help global Ebola fight, World Bank says

Asian countries are not contributing enough to the global effort to fight Ebola, despite having a wealth of trained medical personnel who could help stop the spread of the deadly virus, World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim said on Tuesday.

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WB ranking asserts business is getting harder in Vietnam

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WB ranking asserts business is getting harder in Vietnam

Vietnam fell six spots in the World Bank's annual ease of doing business rankings.

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World Bank pledges new finance for efforts to fight against Ebola

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World Bank pledges new finance for efforts to fight against Ebola

The World Bank on Thursday announced an additional 100 million U.S. dollars of funding in a response to curtailing Ebola crisis so as to speed up deployment of foreign health workers to the three worst-affected countries in West Africa, a UN spokesman told reporters here.

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World Bank: 40% of Vietnamese businesses’ profits go to taxes

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World Bank: 40% of Vietnamese businesses’ profits go to taxes

VietNamNet Bridge - In 2014, on average, each Vietnamese firm spends 872 hours paying taxes and the tax costs account for 40.8% of profits, according to the World Bank’s (WB) annual report on the global business environment.

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Vietnam left behind by regional countries in terms of business-friendliness: World Bank

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Vietnam left behind by regional countries in terms of business-friendliness: World Bank

Vietnam is falling behind regional countries such as Malaysia and Thailand in the list of business-friendly economies globally, a new World Bank Group report released on Wednesday found.

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WB report: VN’s efforts in business-friendly regulatory environment

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VGP – Viet Nam ranks 72 out of 189 economies in the business-friendly regulatory environment list in 2014 released by the World Bank Group on October 29.

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Singapore, New Zealand, Hong Kong best for business

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Singapore, New Zealand, Hong Kong best for business

Small and well-run Singapore, New Zealand and Hong Kong are the world's easiest places to run a business, while global giants China, Brazil and India remain far down the list, according the World Bank.

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