The leadership of Kazakhstan, a former republic of the USSR located in Central Asia, has a strong commitment to enabling the country to cave a spot among the world’s most prosperous nations in stated Kazakhstan 2050 Strategy. Last November, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev unveiled the country’s new economic policy to date-Nurly Zhol (The Bright Road) which is geared towards stimulating job creation, propelling economic growth and fighting off global economic headwinds. “The New Economic Policy will become a driver of the growth for our economy in the coming years. The policy will have a counter-cyclical character and will be aimed at continuing structural reforms in our economy,” said Nazarbayev. “This is our global step on the path to become one of 30 most developed countries of the world,” the President noted. According to Roman Vakulchuk, a Ph.D. in economics and a senior research fellow at the Norwegian Institute of … [Read more...] about Kazakhstan poised to spur development through comprehensive reforms
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Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Le Nam Thang says that the implementation of IPv6 on mobile devices will boost the use of IPv6 in the country. — Photo vietnamnet.vn HA NOI (Biz Hub) — With the increasing number of 3G subscribers in Viet Nam, the implementation of IPv6 on mobile devices will boost the use of IPv6 in the country. This statement was made by Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Le Nam Thang at a conference held on May 6 in Ha Noi. The event was organised by the Vietnam Internet Network Information Centre (VNNIC) to celebrate Vietnam IPv6 Day 2015. Thang said many important activities were held in 2014 to boost the development of IPv6 in accordance with the national action plan on IPv6, but some issues still needed to be resolved. He said the capacity of IPv6 and the proportion of its users in Viet Nam were small, according to international statistical measurement systems. "Although there are a remarkable number of Vietnamese … [Read more...] about VN to develop IPv6 on mobile devices
Skilled human resources will be a crucial advantage in raising the country’s competitiveness during the course of integration, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan said. Nhan chaired a teleconference to guide government ministries, sectors and localities to build their own human resource development plans in the 2011-2015 period and orientations toward 2020. “It is an urgent need to work out a national human resource development plan with a 10-year vision, as it is the first move to implement the national human development strategy to 2020 and serves as the foundation for each sector and locality to formulate its own development plan annually and in a five-year term,” the Deputy PM said. He requested the building of human resource development plans be done on a trial basis in Bac Ninh, Lao Cai, Thanh Hoa, Da Nang, Dak Lak, Dong Nai and Hau Giang provinces and in the fields of finance-banking, healthcare, education, tourism, radio and television broadcasting and … [Read more...] about Gov’t encourages human resource development plan
(TITC) – On Jan, 28th 2016, the Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) with the technical support of EU- ESRT Project held a round table meeting on coordination of international donors for Viet Nam tourism. (Photo: Tourism Newspaper) According to VNAT’s International Cooperation Department, in the last five years, Viet Nam tourism has gained many remarkable achievements and recorded 7.94 million int’l arrivals and 57 million domestic trippers in 2015. In the period 2011-2015, the average growth of int’l arrivals and domestic trippers were 5.7%/year and 16.3 %/year, respectively. Total tourism receipts in 2015 reached VND 337.8 thousand billions contributing 5% of GDP, the average growth over 25%/year. The above results have exceeded targets set for 2015 in the Viet Nam tourism’s development strategy to 2020, vision 2030. However, 18,800 tourist accommodations with 355,000 rooms and tourism human resource of 1.78 million employees … [Read more...] about Round table meeting on coordination of international donors for Viet Nam tourism
VietNamNet Bridge - Opinions from the well-informed circle said MGM has withdrawn from Ho Tram Strip because of the problems with the casino - a project component. What'll be the project like in the post-MGM period? The Ho Tram dream The Article No. 7 of the draft decree on casino management which has been opened for public opinions, says that there are 2,000 games machines and 180 tables at maximum at every casino. The limitations seem to be foreseeable to ACDL, the investor of Ho Tram Strip, which plans to have 9,000 5-star rooms by 2020 and a casino with 180 dealer tables and 2,000 electronic games machines. However, the draft decree still has not been approved so far. This, according to experts, could be the reason why MGM decided to quit the project. It's not clear what ACDL offered to MGM when inviting MGM to undertake the management over the resort once the project gets completed. However, it was a great success of ACDL to get the nod from the big US group. MGM is a big … [Read more...] about What will come to Ho Tram in the post-MGM period?