Study calls for borderless AEC by 2030 ASEAN

Study calls for borderless AEC by 2030

The establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2015 should be seen as the starting point of a critical journey toward a truly borderless economic community by 2030, said a survey released in Singapore on July 17.
Politics

Vietnam attends UN social council meeting

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong attended an annual ministerial meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York , the US , from July 7 – 11.
Business

Nation in need of industrial push

Vietnam must work harder to industrialise, said United Nations researcher Ludovico Alcorta at the launch event for the latest UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) Industrial Development Report (IDR 2013).
Business

Policy recommendations for new growth model

Vietnam needs to create a new growth impetus to raise internal strength for a rapid and sustainable development, thus overcoming the middle-income trap, said Professor Tran Tho Dat, Vice Rector of the National Economics University , at a seminar in Hanoi on March 26.
World

Indonesia needs 30 years to become advanced nation

Having been classified as a middle-income country since the early 1990s, Indonesia needs about 30 years to come out of what is called the middle-income trap and move into the high-income group of countries.
Vietnam pushes ahead with life-long learning society Society

Vietnam pushes ahead with life-long learning society

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has appealed for the best use of technological advances, making it easier for citizens to learn throughout their lives as Vietnam pushes ahead with building a life-long learning (LLL) society.
Politics

Development partners pledge support for Vietnam

Vietnam’s partners will continue to support the country in achieving its development targets in the coming years, said Country Director of the Asian Development Bank Tomoyuki Kimuara at the seventh Aid Effectiveness Forum in Hanoi on November 26.
PM promises quicker disbursement of WB funding Business

PM promises quicker disbursement of WB funding

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the World Bank to continue providing preferential loans to Vietnam, pledging to take drastic measures to accelerate the disbursement of WB funding and increase the efficiency of the use of capital.