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APEC Forum on Women gets underway in Bali

World

APEC Forum on Women gets underway in Bali

Over 800 delegates from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies are gathering in Bali, Indonesia to develop a strategy to further empower women and strengthen their respective economies.

ASEAN ministers committed to stronger tourism growth

World

ASEAN ministers committed to stronger tourism growth

Tourism ministers from ASEAN member countries, who are in Myanmar to attend the 2013 World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia , have committed to implementing tourism standards for the region and a common regional visa to boost tourism growth by up to 20 percent.

Prime Minister returns from World Economic Forum

Politics

Prime Minister returns from World Economic Forum

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung returned home late on June 6 after attending the 2013 World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia in Myanmar and meeting with the host country’s President and some world business executives the same day.

PM leaves for World Economic Forum on East Asia

Politics

PM leaves for World Economic Forum on East Asia

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on June 6 left Hanoi for the 22nd World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia in Myanmar’s capital city of Nay Pyi Taw at the invitation of the host country’s President U Thein Sein and WEF Chairman Klaus Schwab.

Vietnam hosts World Electronics Forum

Sci-Tech

Vietnam hosts World Electronics Forum

The 18th Annual World Electronics Forum (WEF 18) kicked off in Hanoi on May 14, drawing the participation of the world’s leading electronics industries, including the US , India , Japan , the Republic of Korea , China and Israel .

ASEAN tourism on the sound track

World

ASEAN tourism on the sound track

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has released the 2012 travel and tourism competitiveness report, stating that the bloc’s tourism industry is now on the right track.

Progress made in travel sector

Business

Progress made in travel sector

Vietnam 's travel sector was ranked 14th in the region last year and 80th overall, up nine places since the last assessment in 2009, according to the recent Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2011 from the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Vietnam falls in WEF ranks

Culture - Sports

Vietnam falls in WEF ranks

Vietnam has dropped four places to rank 50th out of 60 countries represented on the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Financial Development Index, according to the Finance Development Report 2011.

Vietnam drops lower on index of competitiveness

Business

Vietnam drops lower on index of competitiveness

The Report on Global Competitiveness 2011-12 by the World Economic Forum (WEF) ranks Vietnam 65th on the global competitiveness index (GCI) out of a total of 142 countries and territories surveyed, dropping six places from last year.

The Global Competitiveness Report which was made public on Sept. 7 was based on the Global Competitiveness Index ( GCI ), comprising 12 categories – the pillars of competitiveness – which together provide a comprehensive picture of a country's competitiveness landscape.