Thailand targets 10 percent growth in tourism in 2020 World

Thailand targets 10 percent growth in tourism in 2020

Thailand will focus on developing responsible tourism with the aim of fulfilling the target of a 10 percent growth rate and 3.71 trillion baht (120 billion USD) in revenue in 2020, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Governor Yuthasak Supasorn has said.
HCM City resolved to settle outstanding problems Politics

HCM City resolved to settle outstanding problems

Ho Chi Minh City will focus on promptly settling outstanding problems while taking synchronous measures to fulfil yearly targets and making preparations for Party congresses at all levels in the latter half of the year.
Banks short of credit growth quota for 2019 Business

Banks short of credit growth quota for 2019

Though there remains six months, some banks have almost used up the assigned quota for the whole year, and experts said it would be difficult for the banks to get an expansion approval from the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).
Singapore lowers economic growth forecast for 2019 World

Singapore lowers economic growth forecast for 2019

Singapore’s annual economic growth slipped to the lowest rate in nearly a decade during this year’s first quarter as manufacturing slowed down in the wake of the prolonged US-China trade war, prompting a downgrade to the city-state’s full-year growth forecast.
Q1’s GDP sees 6.79 percent growth: Government report  Politics

Q1’s GDP sees 6.79 percent growth: Government report

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh presented the Government’s report on the implementation of socio-economic development in the first quarter of 2019 and measures for the remaining months of the year at the opening meeting of the 7th session of the 14th National Assembly on May 20.
Vinamilk seeks to expand markets Business

Vinamilk seeks to expand markets

Along with developing the domestic market, the Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) has expanded the consumption of its products to other countries.
Hanoi shares economic development with Africa Society

Hanoi shares economic development with Africa

Hanoi stands ready to share experience with African experts in economic development, new style rural area building, social welfare and poverty alleviation, among others, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has said.