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PM Pham Minh Chinh left Hanoi October 31 for the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties, and for visits to the UK and France from October 31-November 5, at the invitation of his British and French counterparts Boris Johnson and Jean Castex.

Demographics, rising income, geopolitical shifts to drive ASEAN’s growth

10 ASEAN member states are on the cusp of a tremendous leap forward in socio-economic progress and their growth will be propelled by four mega-forces, including favourable demographics, rising income levels, geopolitical shifts and digital tailwinds.

WEF wants to speed up Industry 4.0 Center project in Vietnam

The center would be among the WEF’s global network of Industry 4.0 centers.

Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh attends 50th WEF meeting in Davos

A high-ranking delegation from Vietnam led by Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh is attending the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, that opened on January 21.

Raft of new measures to aid business prospects

Investors will enjoy more favourable conditions with regards to starting a business, tax, credit access, and investment protection in 2020 buoyed by the Vietnamese government’s latest action plans.

Travel firms fear visa policy will discourage foreign travelers

Vietnam’s competitiveness in the tourism sector has improved significantly, but many travellers are unhappy about the visa policy.

Transfer pricing: cars sold in Vietnam three times more expensive than in the US

Transfer pricing has always been a heady problem for the Vietnamese government and ministries since the country began attracting FDI (foreign direct investment). 

Improving competitiveness: narrowing the gap between policy and implementation

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s business environment and competitiveness have continued to move up in international rankings.

Deputy PM Minh stresses VN’s prospects at Reuters’ interview

 Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh referred to the prospects of Viet Nam, the nation’s relations with other partners as well as the importance of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Viet Nam at his interview with the Reuters on January 22.

Rating on country’s transportation infrastructure goes up

VietNamNet Bridge – The World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced that the usefulness and quality of Vietnam’s transportation infrastructure in 2014 was ranked 74 amongst 138 countries, compared to 90 in 2012 and 103 in 2010.

East Sea: The Prime Minister’s unprecedented trip

 VietNamNet Bridge – PM Nguyen Tan Dung last week made an unprecedented trip to the Philippines, where he brought the East Sea issues to the bilateral visit and the World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014.

Prime Minister active at World Economic Forum

VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has said Vietnam hopes the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s member nations will continue making active contributions to bringing peace, stability, cooperation

Foreign reporters updated on PM’s East Sea issue stance

 VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Vinh chaired a press conference in Manila, the Philippines on May 22 to announce Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s activities at the World Economic Forum on East Asia,

Vietnam attends WEF, boosts ties with Philippines

 In recent years, Vietnam has actively participated in the World Economic Forum on the East Asia (WEF East Asia) and successfully organized the WEF East Asia 2010 in Ho Chi Minh City.

Remarkable diplomatic activities next week

 VietNamNet Bridge – President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his spouse will pay an official visit to Viet Nam from May 18-20 at the invitation of State President Truong Tan Sang,

Political Headlines January 25

 Pre-Tet meeting held with foreign military attachés; Deputy PM meets EU, Swiss officials; Deputy PM’s speech at WEF forum; Vietnam shares agricultural vision at Davos

Political Headlines January 24

 Party leader welcomes new Japanese ambassador; Deputy PM meets EU, Swiss officials; VN supports Sri Lanka development; PM outlines revival plan for economy


 PM leaves for World Economic Forum on East Asia; Canadian Deputy FM stresses growing ties with VN; Vietnamese leaders condole over deadly fire in China