Project launched to help Vietnam spur energy efficiency Business

Project launched to help Vietnam spur energy efficiency

Using energy economically and efficiently is a practical solution to help ensure national energy security, develop the economy, protect the environment and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Trinh Quoc Vu, Deputy Director of the Department of Energy Saving and Sustainable Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) said on May 5.
Vietnam’s economy sees positive changes: World Bank Business

Vietnam’s economy sees positive changes: World Bank

Amid a protracted COVID-19 outbreak, socio-economic data in October showed the contraction has bottommed out and Vietnam's economy has made positive changes, the World Bank (WB) in Vietnam said in its Vietnam macroeconomic update for November released on November 12.
World Bank revises growth forecast for Malaysia World

World Bank revises growth forecast for Malaysia

The World Bank has revised Malaysia’s economic growth projection to 3.3 percent in 2021, while forecasting a higher economic growth of 5.8 percent in 2022 and 4.5 percent in 2023 for Malaysia.
Hau Giang makes efforts to roll out WB-funded project Society

Hau Giang makes efforts to roll out WB-funded project

Vi Thanh city in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang will make efforts to ensure the progress of the Vietnam - Scaling-Up Urban Upgrading Project: Resettlement plan for Vi Thanh city, heard a meeting on September 13.
Vietnam – one of fastest growing economies: WB Business

Vietnam – one of fastest growing economies: WB

Vietnam's growth accelerated to 4.5 percent in the last quarter of 2020, resulting in an annual growth rate of 2.9 percent - making it one of the fastest growing economies in the world, according to the World Bank (WB).
Vietnam - a development success story: WB official at VDRF 2020 Business

Vietnam - a development success story: WB official at VDRF 2020

With its outstanding achievements over the past three decades, Vietnam is a development success story and continues to perform well even in the pandemic on a range of indicators, including trade, growth and human capital, Victoria Kwakwa, Vice President for East Asia and the Pacific at the World Bank, has said.
WB approves credit to support Vietnam’s response to climate change Environment

WB approves credit to support Vietnam’s response to climate change

The World Bank in Vietnam announced on June 6 that the Bank’s Board of Executive Directors had approved an 84.4 million USD credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to support Vietnam’s multi-sectoral policy reforms so as to promote climate-resilient landscapes and green transport and energy systems.
Remittances to Cambodia drop sharply due to COVID-19 ASEAN

Remittances to Cambodia drop sharply due to COVID-19

Cambodia is to join the ranks of declining overseas worker remittances this year after the World Bank projected global remittances will decline sharply by about 20 percent in 2020 because of the economic crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic and consequent business shutdowns.