Carbon price vital for zero-emission goal: World Bank

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Safely reaching the UN's climate target requires governments to have a long-term vision that includes carbon pricing, the World Bank said on Monday.

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Medi-Venture 2015: large space for healthcare development in Vietnam

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Medi-Venture 2015: large space for healthcare development in Vietnam

In recent years, the Vietnamese health industry has become a thriving market, sparking an influx of foreign investment. According to a recent World Bank’s study Vietnemese health expenditure per capita rose sharply from $88 in 2010 to $111 in 2014 and is still holding a lot of room to develop.

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Vietnam creates many laws that are poorly enforced

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Vietnam creates many laws that are poorly enforced

The World Bank in 2013 in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment carried out a program to assess Vietnam’s land governance indicators.

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World Bank's pension investments clash with principles

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World Bank's pension investments clash with principles

The World Bank indirectly invests part of its $18.8 billion staff pension fund in companies in industries such as coal and tobacco, holdings that clash with the development institution's own calls for ethical and low-carbon investing.

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VN creates many laws that are poorly enforced

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VN creates many laws that are poorly enforced

VietNamNet Bridge – The World Bank in 2013 in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment carried out a program to assess Vietnam’s land governance indicators.

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Gov't targets business environment, competitiveness

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Gov't targets business environment, competitiveness

Central Institute for Economic Management Director Nguyen Dinh Cung spoke to Thoi bao Kinh te Vietnam (Vietnam Economic Times) about progress on commerce reforms.

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Gov't targets business environment, competitiveness

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Central Institute for Economic Management Director Nguyen Dinh Cung spoke to Thoi bao Kinh te Vietnam (Vietnam Economic Times) about progress on commerce reforms.

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International institutions raise GDP forecast, confidence regained

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International institutions raise GDP forecast, confidence regained

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese have every reason to be optimistic about the country’s economic performance in the time to come. International institutions all have raised Vietnam’s forecast GDP growth rate for 2015.

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Vietnam labor scored only 4 out of 10 points: WB survey

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Vietnam labor scored only 4 out of 10 points: WB survey

VietNamNet Bridge - The quality of human resources of Vietnam ranked 11th among 12 countries in the World Bank’s survey.

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VN gets kudos for 40-year success story

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VN gets kudos for 40-year success story

Viet Nam has achieved significant economic growth in the 40 years since the liberation of the south in 1975, according to reports from international institutions like the United Nations, the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank.

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Indonesia calls for new financial global architecture

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Indonesia calls for new financial global architecture

Indonesian President Joko Widodo called on Wednesday for a new global financial order that is open to emerging economic powers and leaves the "obsolete ideas" of Bretton Woods institutions in the past.

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VN gets kudos for 40-year success story

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VN gets kudos for 40-year success story

Viet Nam has achieved significant economic growth in the 40 years since the liberation of the south in 1975, according to reports from international institutions like the United Nations, the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank.

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Asia's tough-love agenda for IMF

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Asia's tough-love agenda for IMF

Raghuram Rajan, the head of the Reserve Bank of India, has a theory for why wealthy economies have recently been underperforming: It's because they're hypocritical. When poor economies falter, he says, their wealthy neighbors demand structural reforms in service of making the global economy more vibrant. But they have spared themselves the same tough love.

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Both World Bank, IMF voice willingness to cooperate with AIIB

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Both World Bank, IMF voice willingness to cooperate with AIIB

The heads of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Thursday that they are willing to strengthen cooperation with the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to unleash the huge potential in the region.

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UN chief calls for Yemen ceasefire while seeking new envoy

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United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has called for an immediate halt to the fighting in Yemen, as he began the hunt for a new UN envoy who can broker a political end to the conflict.

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