Vietnamese embassy in US moves to fight discriminations against Asian Americans Society

Vietnamese embassy in US moves to fight discriminations against Asian Americans

The Vietnamese Embassy in the US has repeatedly contacted with and canvassed authorities and parliaments of the US and its states for ensuring security and safety as well as the right to access to full services for Vietnamese citizens and Vietnamese Americans in the US, given increasing discriminations against the Asian American community in the country.
Vietnam appreciates UN Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia’s operations World

Vietnam appreciates UN Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia’s operations

Vietnam welcomes positive political, security & socio-economic progress in Central Asia despite COVID-19 challenges and hopes the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) will maintain its effective activities in the region, according to Ambassador Pham Hai Anh, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. at the Vietnamese mission to the UN.
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.
UNSC meeting talks enhancement of mediation sensitivity, effectiveness World

UNSC meeting talks enhancement of mediation sensitivity, effectiveness

Vietnam, in coordination with Germany, Belgium and Switzerland, held on October 9 an UN Security Council (UNSC) Arria-formula meeting on the enhancement of mediation sensitivity and effectiveness in preventing and resolving conflicts to help maintain international peace and security.
COVID-19 pandemic leaves 400 million jobs lost in Q2: ILO World

COVID-19 pandemic leaves 400 million jobs lost in Q2: ILO

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused turmoil in the labour market, with massive job and income losses in the first half of 2020 and the recovery in the second half will be uncertain and incomplete, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has warned.
Indonesia: Banking industry posts strong Q1 World

Indonesia: Banking industry posts strong Q1

Bank Central Asia (BCA), Indonesia’s largest lender by market capitalisation, reported 6.58 trillion rupiah (444 million USD) in net income in the first quarter of this year, up 8.5 percent against the first quarter of 2019, when it reported net income of 6.06 trillion rupiah.
Indonesia lowers 2019 credit growth target World

Indonesia lowers 2019 credit growth target

The Indonesian Financial Services Authority (FSA) has revised the credit growth in 2019 down to the range 8-10 percent from the range of 12-14 percent it forecast in the middle of the year.