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Vietnam’s tourist sector wastes opportunities

Business

Vietnam’s tourist sector wastes opportunities

Although tourism is one of the key economic sectors that bring in a large amount of foreign currency to the country, each year, the lack of unique organised tours means the sector is losing out on opportunities to develop.

Thai PM looks to UN, ASEAN to back reconciliation

World

Thai PM looks to UN, ASEAN to back reconciliation

Thailand’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has asked the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and ASEAN for international backing to endorse his country’s plans for national reconciliation.

Deputy PM receives guests of World Economic Forum

Politics

Deputy PM receives guests of World Economic Forum

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai on June 7 received the President of the Council for Future and Vision of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Kwak Seung-Jun, who is currently in Vietnam to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia 2010.

World Economic Forum pushes green growth in Asia

Business

World Economic Forum pushes green growth in Asia

Asia needs to combine new and green business and production models with natural resources and environmental protection, said the World Economic Forum on East Asia 2010 on June 7.

Although being considered a driving force of the world’s economy for its fast and strong growth, Asia is vulnerable to climate change and environmental protection, said the forum. Therefore, sustainable development is a common matter for all countries in the region.

WEF talks agricultural visions in Southeast Asia

Business

WEF talks agricultural visions in Southeast Asia

Officials to the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia 2010 on June 6 discussed new visions for agriculture in Southeast Asia amidst a forecast of a 40 percent drop in the region’s rice and wheat output in 2050 due to climate change.

ASEAN urged to increase regional integration

Business

ASEAN urged to increase regional integration

ASEAN countries need to increase their regional integration as well as raise capacity of national financial institutions, delegates said at bilateral sessions within the framework of the 19th World Economic Forum on East Asia in Ho Chi Minh City on June 6.

Mekong countries stress leadership in regional development

Politics

Mekong countries stress leadership in regional development

Countries in the sub Mekong region need to have a stronger manifestation of their initiatives and leadership in the regional development, leaders of five Mekong river countries agreed at a session of the 19 th World Economic Forum on East Asia in Ho Chi Minh City on June 6.

HCM City authorities welcome regional leaders

Politics

HCM City authorities welcome regional leaders

The Ho Chi Minh City authorities on June 5 hosted a banquet for participants of the 2010 World Economic Forum on East Asia where they called on the regional leaders to help deliver the message of peace, friendship and cooperation from Vietnam to the world.