ADB revises down Laos’ economic growth outlook World

ADB revises down Laos’ economic growth outlook

Laos’ economic growth will be moderate in 2019 and 2020, projected to be at 6.2 percent, slightly lower than April forecast of 6.5 percent, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.
Interest rates of G-bonds plunge in 10 years Business

Interest rates of G-bonds plunge in 10 years

Over the past 10 years, the interest rates of successfully-issued Government bonds (G-bonds) have decreased significantly, saving thousands of billions of VND for the State budget, contributing to regulate and stabilise the macroeconomy.
ADB cuts Southeast Asia growth forecast World

ADB cuts Southeast Asia growth forecast

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised down its forecast on economic growth in Southeast Asia to 4.5 percent compared with a previous forecast of 4.8 percent and from last year's 5.1 percent pace.
Vietnam’s economy remains resilient: ADB Business

Vietnam’s economy remains resilient: ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has predicted that Vietnam’s economy will maintain healthy growth in 2019 and 2020 at 6.8 percent and 6.7 percent, respectively, after growing robustly at 7.1 percent last year.
Fintech needs improved legal framework: experts Business

Fintech needs improved legal framework: experts

To develop financial technology, a comprehensive legal framework and cooperation between banks and fintech businesses are required, experts told a conference organised by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Ho Chi Minh City on September 10.
HDBank receives green finance award Business

HDBank receives green finance award

HDBank has recently been awarded the Green Deal Award by the Asian Development Bank in Singapore, making this the first time a Vietnamese participating financial institution of ADB has won this award.
Vietnamese tourism could draw diverse investment: experts Society

Vietnamese tourism could draw diverse investment: experts

Tourism in Vietnam and other countries in the lower part of the Mekong River such as Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand has been booming in recent years, which is expected to help Vietnam draw investment from diverse sources both at home and abroad.
 Forbes business forum confers Vietnam navigating digital age Business

Forbes business forum confers Vietnam navigating digital age

Business leaders and economic experts discussed how an open economy like Vietnam should deal with risks and impacts in the wake of international economic and technological upheavals at a business forum themed “Navigating the digital age” held by Forbes Vietnam in HCM City on August 15.
ADB helps Vietnam boost inclusive growth in secondary towns Business

ADB helps Vietnam boost inclusive growth in secondary towns

Agreements for the Second Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project were signed on August 15 between the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the provincial People’s Committees of Hoa Binh, Nghe An, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue.
Second Fintech Challenge Vietnam launched Sci-Tech

Second Fintech Challenge Vietnam launched

Technology solutions in the fields of big data, artificial intelligence, financial outreach and cyber security are the focus of the second Fintech Challenge Vietnam (FCV), which was launched in Hanoi on August 13.