WB to fund $200 mln for improving power sector

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

PM Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a program on supporting policy development to improve the power sector from 2014 to 2016, with a US$200 million investment loaned from the World Bank.

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Writer of Hanoi – Promenade speaks about inspiration

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Writer of Hanoi – Promenade speaks about inspiration

VietNamNet Bridge – Martin Rama, Delhi-based chief economist for South Asia at the World Bank, recently published a photo book titled Ha Noi - Promenade that includes images of the city during the period he worked here between 2002 and 2010. He talks with Vietnam News about the book.

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World finance chiefs fall short on growth plan

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World finance chiefs fall short on growth plan

Leading economic policymakers meeting in Washington voiced worry Friday that the Ukraine crisis could hurt the world economy, but fell short of taking concrete action to strengthen growth amid signs of discord.

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IMF, World Bank push for price on carbon

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IMF, World Bank push for price on carbon

The IMF and World Bank on Friday urged finance ministers to impose a price on carbon, warning that time was running out for the planet to avoid worst-case climate change. A plume of exhaust extends from a coal-fired power plant located southwest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on September 24, 2013

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Ending poverty needs more than growth, World Bank says

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Ending poverty needs more than growth, World Bank says

Economic growth is "not enough" to end global poverty, the World Bank has said.

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WB forecasts VN’s growth rate of 5.5% in 2014

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WB forecasts VN’s growth rate of 5.5% in 2014

VGP – The World Bank (WB) forecasts that Viet Nam’s economy will achieve a growth rate of 5.5% in 2014 and 5.6% in 2015, 0.1 percentage point and 0.2 percentage point higher than the forecast it made in last October.

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WB confirms no loans for Asiad facilities

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SaigonTimes English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

HANOI - The World Bank (WB) on April 7 snubbed the possibility of providing loans for Vietnam to build a stadium or other sports facilities for Asiad 18 and also predicted that the Government would not ask for credit for this purpose.

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Vietnam competitiveness in steady decline

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Vietnam competitiveness in steady decline

HANOI - The World Bank (WB) announced in its East Asia Pacific Economic Update on April 7 that Vietnam is facing a steady decline in competitiveness compared to similar regional economies.

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WB forecasts Vietnam’s growth rate of 5.5% in 2014

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WB forecasts Vietnam’s growth rate of 5.5% in 2014

The World Bank (WB) forecasts that Vietnam’s economy will achieve a growth rate of 5.5% in 2014 and 5.6% in 2015, 0.1 percentage point and 0.2 percentage point higher than the forecast it made in last October.

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Da Nang plans a greener future

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Da Nang plans a greener future

The central city of Da Nang will have a face-lift as it becomes a green city following the Prime Minister's decision on the city's adjusted master urban plan for 2030 and 2050.

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World Bank rates Southeast Asian economic growth

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World Bank rates Southeast Asian economic growth

Cambodia , with economic growth forecast at 7.2 percent in 2014, will be one of the countries recording the highest growth in Southeast Asia , according to the World Bank (WB).

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Asia developing economies to grow at slower pace as China cools

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Asia developing economies to grow at slower pace as China cools

People browse market stalls outside the Siam Center shopping mall in Bangkok.

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WB: Vietnam’s economy to grow 5.5 percent in 2014

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

The Vietnamese economy is expected to grow at a moderate rate of around 5.5 percent this year, according to the East Asia Pacific Economic Update report released by the World Bank (WB) at a press conference in Hanoi on April 7.

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World Bank maintains East Asia growth at 7.1 per cent

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The World Bank said on Monday developing countries in East Asia will grow 7.1 per cent in 2014 as they benefit from a stabilising global economy and withstand the impact of US stimulus cuts.

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Da Nang strives to become green city

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Da Nang strives to become green city

The central city of Da Nang will have a face-lift as it becomes a green city following the Prime Minister's decision on the city's adjusted master urban plan for 2030- 2050 period.

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