Fund for the poor raises 13.9 trillion VND from 2017-2019 Society

Fund for the poor raises 13.9 trillion VND from 2017-2019

The National Fund for the Poor and Social Welfare raised over 13.9 trillion VND (600.7 million USD) during 2017-2019, Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Truong Thi Ngoc Anh told a teleconference in Hanoi on December 23.
Singaporean SMEs scale back expansion plans World

Singaporean SMEs scale back expansion plans

Expectations of business expansion among Singapore small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have sunk to the lowest since 2009, according to a quarterly survey by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and Experian that was announced on December 23. ​
Vietnam aims for 20.5 million foreign tourists in 2020 Travel

Vietnam aims for 20.5 million foreign tourists in 2020

The tourism sector has set the goal of attracting 20.5 million international visitors in 2020 and serving 90 million domestic travellers, it was said at a review meeting of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in Hanoi on December 23.
ASEAN to move forward with Vietnam as Chair Politics

ASEAN to move forward with Vietnam as Chair

Vietnam will promote the role and contribution of ASEAN to maintaining peace, security and stability in the region on the basis of strengthening the bloc’s unity during the year it chairs the ASEAN in 2020, according to a Vietnamese diplomat.
Diplomatic sector launches emulation movement for 2020 Politics

Diplomatic sector launches emulation movement for 2020

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on December 23 launched an emulation movement for the Foreign Ministry to fuffil heavy tasks during Vietnam’s Chair of ASEAN in 2020 and non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council during the 2020-2021 tenure.