ASEAN, China bolster trade partnership World

ASEAN, China bolster trade partnership

Economic ministers of the 10 ASEAN member countries and China have agreed to bolster the bilateral trade during their meeting on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM 51) in Bangkok.
ASEAN economic ministers meet in Thailand World

ASEAN economic ministers meet in Thailand

The 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM 51) and related meetings officially opened in Bangkok on September 6, bringing together economic leaders from the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and partner countries.
Banks, insurers boost bancassurance to get returns Business

Banks, insurers boost bancassurance to get returns

Banks and insurance companies are ramping up cooperation in selling life insurance products (bancassurance) to cash in on the high growth segment as some have posted annual triple-digit growth rates in the business.
Businesses sponsor National Fund for Vietnamese Children Society

Businesses sponsor National Fund for Vietnamese Children

Businesses pledged to sponsor nearly 80 billion VND (3.43 million USD) for the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) under agreements signed at a programme in Ho Chi Minh City on December 8 with the attendance of Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh.
Khanh Hoa: Bicycles presented to disadvantaged students Society

Khanh Hoa: Bicycles presented to disadvantaged students

The National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) on September 19 teamed up with AIA Life Insurance Company in Vietnam to present 70 bicycles, gifts, and five life insurance contracts each worth 20 million VND to 75 poor students in the central province of Khanh Hoa.
Bao Viet tops Vietnam insurance market Business

Bao Viet tops Vietnam insurance market

The Bao Viet Group ranked first among the insurance companies in Vietnam with a revenue of more than 9.9 trillion VND (nearly 423.7 million USD) in the first half of 2018.
Insurance firms plan to go digital Business

Insurance firms plan to go digital

Most insurance businesses are planning to apply new technologies in management systems and improving customer services, and many also plan to study new products to meet the market’s demand and diversify insurance sale channels, according to a recent Vietnam Report survey.
Huge theme park opens in Ha Long Business

Huge theme park opens in Ha Long

Property developer Sun Group will open Dragon Park, Souheast Asia’s largest theme park by area, in the northern province of Quang Ninh’s Ha Long city on January 25.
Philippines to take up CPR chair in 2017 ASEAN

Philippines to take up CPR chair in 2017

The Lao Permanent Representative to ASEAN handed over the chairmanship of the Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN (CPR) next year to his Philippine counterpart on December 1.