Project enriches life in Central Highlands Society

Project enriches life in Central Highlands

Pham Van Mang, Chairman of Ba Trang Commune’s People’s Committee in the central province of Quang Ngai, remembers the radiant faces and smiles of local people when a new bridge spanning the Tha Stream was opened thanks to the Central Highlands Poverty Reduction Project.
WB’s Vietnam Development Report 2019 launched Business

WB’s Vietnam Development Report 2019 launched

The Vietnam Development Report (VDR) 2019: Connecting Vietnam for Growth and Shared Prosperity was co-launched by the World Bank (WB) and the Ministry of Investment and Planning in Hanoi on January 15.
Remittances to Vietnam estimated at 16.7 billion USD Business

Remittances to Vietnam estimated at 16.7 billion USD

Remittance flows into Vietnam are expected to reach 16.7 billion USD in 2019, Vice Chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (SCOVA) Luong Thanh Nghi cited statistics of the World Bank at a meeting with the press in Hanoi on December 26.
Vietnam achieves impressive economic growth: WB Business

Vietnam achieves impressive economic growth: WB

Vietnam’s economy has performed well in 2019, with GDP expanding by an estimated 6.8 percent, public debt reduced by nearly 8 percentage point of GDP since 2016, and a trade balance surplus for fourth year in a row, according to the World Bank (WB)’s report released on December 17.