Vietnam advised to invest more in vocational training Society

Vietnam advised to invest more in vocational training

Vietnam needs to develop dedicated technical and vocational education and training (TVET) programmes to enable its transition to the fourth Industrial Revolution, increasing worker productivity and the country’s competitiveness, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) says in a new study.
Over 21 trillion VND needed to supply electricity for rural households Society

Over 21 trillion VND needed to supply electricity for rural households

Over 21 trillion VND (913 million USD) is needed to supply electricity to most rural households currently without access, heard a consultation conference in Hanoi on December 18 to pool investment for power supply projects in rural, mountainous, and island areas in the 2021-2025 period.
ADB launches 9 billion USD COVID-19 vaccine initiative for developing Asia World

ADB launches 9 billion USD COVID-19 vaccine initiative for developing Asia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on December 11 that it has launched a 9 billion USD COVID-19 vaccine initiative - the Asia Pacific Vaccine Access Facility (APVAX), offering rapid and equitable support to its developing members as they procure and deliver effective and safe coronavirus disease vaccines.
HDBank to offer L/C confirmation service through ADB’s TFP Business

HDBank to offer L/C confirmation service through ADB’s TFP

HDBank is offering confirmation for letters of credit issued by foreign banks within the framework of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s Trade Finance Programme, becoming one of the few banks in Vietnam to provide the service through the ADB programme.
Developing Asian economies to contract less than expected: ADB World

Developing Asian economies to contract less than expected: ADB

Economic activity in developing Asia is forecast to contract by 0.4 percent this year, an improvement from the -0.7 percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast in September, according to a report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
ADB provides training for women-owned SMEs Society

ADB provides training for women-owned SMEs

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has selected MVV Education’s two technologies, Consultant Anywhere and Everlearn, to implement a COVID-19 business counseling and training programme for 500 women-owned small- and medium-sized enterprises (WSMEs) in Vietnam.
Remittances expected to rebound by year’s end Business

Remittances expected to rebound by year’s end

Vietnam is one of a few countries worldwide to successfully control the COVID-19 pandemic, creating opportunities to invest in the country and attracting overseas remittances for production expansion.