ADB official: Vietnam able to avoid middle income trap Business

ADB official: Vietnam able to avoid middle income trap

Rajat Nag Managing Director General of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has described the “middle income trap” as one of challenges for Vietnam as it gains the middle income country status and at the same time said he believes in its ability to avoid the trap.

“I think all middle income countries are susceptible to the middle income trap. Vietnam of course will not be an exception. But we believe that Vietnam wil get out of the middle income trap. It should take urgent measures right now,” he told VNA reporter on the sidelines of the ongoing 44 th ADB annual meeting in Hanoi.
Workers helped to urgently get out of Libya Society

Workers helped to urgently get out of Libya

Vietnamese representative offices in the Middle East and North Africa have by late Feb. 28 helped bring close to 1,000 Vietnamese workers in unrest-ravaged Libya home safely and more than 4,000 others out of the unstable country.
Cuban journalist praises CPV’s guidelines Politics

Cuban journalist praises CPV’s guidelines

Journalist Marta Roza, deputy chairwoman of the Cuba-Vietnam Friendship Association has spoken highly of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)’s guidelines on national industrialisation.
Dow Chemical brought to task for AO negligence Society

Dow Chemical brought to task for AO negligence

A large number of social activists and US war veterans joined others in an April 18 demonstration demanding the Dow Chemical Co to take responsibility for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims in Vietnam.