Nation ‘stands out’ as Asian leader in growth (24-04-2007) Delegates at yesterday’s Viet Nam Economic Forum are convinced Asia will be the next world leader in terms of economic development, growth and sustainability but the road ahead is littered with regional challenges. Workers of Global Sourcenet Ltd in the northern province of Hung Yen sew export products.— VNA/VNS Photo Tran Tong S Iswaran, Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Singapore Asia looks set to transform itself and the world in this century. It is one of the leading drivers of the world economy, backed by the traditional powerhouse nations and the new emerging economies. Today, Asia accounts for more than 35 per cent of the global GDP. The Asian Development Bank forecasts developing Asian economies to expand at 7.6 per cent in 2007 and 7.7 per cent in 2008. This would be underpinned by the phenomenal growth of China and India, which accounted for about 70 per cent of the economic … [Read more...] about Nation ‘stands out’ as Asian leader in growth
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VietNamNet Bridge - After Mr. Pham Nhat Vuong, the following names are said to be the most outstanding candidates for the second dollar billionaire of Vietnam. relate news First Vietnamese billionaire on Forbes list Vietnamese-American billionaire among 1,000 richest people in the world Special heirs in Vietnam 300 billionaires group as Vietnamese super-rich On September 17, Wealth-X and UBS (Swiss Bank) released the report "Billionaire Census 2014". In particular, Vietnam has two billionaires with total assets of approximately $3 billion. One of the two names is confirmed to be Mr. Pham Nhat Vuong, Vingroup chairman, who was included in the list of Forbes billionaires for two consecutive … [Read more...] about Who is the second-ranked dollar billionaire in Vietnam?
Seoul exhibition spotlights China’s illicit island reclamation Visitors at the exhibition at the Kyung Hee University. A photo exhibition on China’s illegal construction of artificial islands in the East Sea was opened at the Kyung Hee University, a renowned school in Seoul of the Republic of Korea (RoK), on November 29. The event is held by the association of descendants of Vietnam’s Ly dynasty family in the RoK as part of the 11 th festival of Vietnamese students in the country. It features more than 40 photos on China’s illegal island reclamation and building in the East Sea and copies of old maps proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes. Opening the display, Chairman of the association Lee Seung Young said the East Sea is home to an international shipping route which is important to all countries inside and outside of the region. The maintenance of an environment of peace, stability … [Read more...] about Social News 30/11