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Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai has shared the nation’s plans to build a low-carbon, green-ecological-sustainable agriculture system with three pillars; ecological agriculture, modern countryside, and smart farmers.

PM Chinh co-chairs online WEF country strategic dialogue on Vietnam

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on October 29 co-chaired the World Economic Forum (WEF)'s Country Strategic Dialogue on Vietnam 2021 for the first time via videoconference at the invitation of WEF Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab.

Vietnam’s growth prospects remain positive despite pessimism for global economy

Despite the declining trend overall, 49% Vietnam CEOs in particular, share a positive outlook for business growth in the year ahead.

New growth model for new decade

In 2019, foreign direct investment attraction was a bright spot of Vietnam’s economic picture. It is expected to continue being one of the vital drivers of the country’s growth this year and beyond.

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.

Tax authorities clamping down on foreign evaders

Foreign-invested enterprises will no longer be allowed to ignore their tax obligations as Vietnamese tax departments step up action on duty-dodging businesses.

Vietnam’s law compliance cost index up 17 places

Vietnam ranked 79th out of the 141 countries in law compliance cost index this year, referred to as B1 index, up 17 places from 2018, said the Ministry of Justice on October 16.

WEF: East Asia, Pacific the world’s most competitive regional economy

Economies of East Asia and the Pacific as a region together outperformed other regions of the world with the highest media score – topped off by Singapore which elevated as the world’s most competitive economy.


ASEAN youths place soft skills over STEM

Emerging technology and relentless changes in labour markets have forced young people in Southeast Asia to constantly upgrade their skills, research by the World Economic Forum (and Singaporean-based internet company Sea revealed.


The top 26 billionaires own $1.4 trillion — as much as 3.8 billion other people

 The world's billionaires are growing $2.5 billion richer every day, while the poorest half of the global population is seeing its net worth dwindle.

Technology brings region into the future

 VietNamNet Bridge – Borge Brende, President of the World Economic Forum, speaks to Viet Nam News about the technological advances bringing new opportunities in the era of Industry 4.0.

Vietnam climbs 16 notches in transport infrastructure: WEF

Vietnam climbs 16 notches in transport infrastructure: WEF; Viet Nam win medals at science competition; Cho Ray Hospital doctors save more foreign patients; Seven fishermen missing off central Vietnam

Vietnam calls for IOF’s greater attention to women, children

Vietnam calls for IOF’s greater attention to women, children; Vietnam hopes for further ties with Ethiopia; Vietnam, Francophone countries enhance all-round links; Vietnam commits to actively engaging in WEF’s activities: PM

VN rises to 68th on competitiveness list

Vietnam has jumped up two ranks to 68th place among 144 economies worldwide, according to the Global Competitiveness Report 2014-15 which the World Economic Forum (WEF) released on Wednesday in Geneva.

World Economic Forum to seek solutions to African integration challenges

 The 2014 World Economic Forum on Africa opening in Abuja on Wednesday will seek to find solutions to challenges of Africa's economic integration agenda.

Vietnam proactive in international integration

VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s presence at the World Economic Forum on East Asia 2013 in Myanmar demonstrates Vietnam’s active international integration as well as its role and status in the region.