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PM Dung wraps up Sichuan, Chongqing visits

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung left Chongqing City on October 17, wrapping up his visits to the city and Sichuan province and his attendance of the 10 th Western China International Trade Fair.
ADB revises up Vietnam’s GDP projection to 4.7% Business

ADB revises up Vietnam’s GDP projection to 4.7%

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on September 22 revised up its GDP growth forecast for Vietnam for 2009 from 4.5 percent projected in March this year to 4.7 percent and maintained its projected growth of 6.5 percent for 2010.

The projections are part of the Asian Development Outlook Update 2009 which lowered its 2009 growth forecast for Southeast Asia to 0.1 percent from 0.7 percent and upgraded its economic growth forecast for 2009 in East Asia and South Asia to 4.4 percent and 5.6 percent respectively.
Newspapers reflect warm relations between Vietnam and Australia Politics

Newspapers reflect warm relations between Vietnam and Australia

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s presence at Canberra ’s Fairbairn airport to meet Communist Party of Vietnam General Secretary Nong Duc Manh, who received a 19-gun welcoming salute, is a sign of increasingly warm relations between Australia and Vietnam , local media reported.
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Looking back on Vietnam-Singapore relations

Vietnam still attracts considerable attention from Singaporean firms as an investment destination even now, during the ongoing world economic downturn, said Jimmy Chua, Singapore Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City.