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Insurers’ total assets reach over 15 billion USD

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Insurers’ total assets reach over 15 billion USD

Total assets of Vietnamese insurance companies in the first eight months of the year surged sharply by 35.16 percent year-on-year to nearly 365.52 trillion VND (15.55 billion USD), a report from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) showed.

Renewable energy integration faces challenges

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Renewable energy integration faces challenges

Power drawn from renewable energy is expected to soar in the future, although the country’s capacity to integrate this source of energy into the national power grid is still limited, possibly causing throttling on the network, heard attendants at a seminar held in Hanoi last week.

New opportunities for Japanese firms in Vietnam

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New opportunities for Japanese firms in Vietnam

Equitisation of State-owned enterprises, public-private partnership (PPP) in infrastructure and start-ups in the fourth industrial revolution are expected to open up new opportunities for Japanese firms in the Vietnamese market.

Thailand’s economy sees slow growth in Q2

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Thailand’s economy sees slow growth in Q2

Thailand’s economy in April-June grew at a slower pace than in the previous quarter, but the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) kept its yearly GDP growth forecast of the country at 4.2-4.7 percent.

Binh Phuoc urged to improve business climate

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Binh Phuoc urged to improve business climate

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged the southern province of Binh Phuoc to continue improving business climate and removing bottlenecks for investors, while attending an investment promotion conference in the locality on August 20.

Thailand to keep interest rate unchanged

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Thailand to keep interest rate unchanged

Thailand’s central bank plans to keep its interest rate unchanged again on August 8 to aid economic growth as inflation remains benign and policymakers say capital outflows are not currently a concern, according to Reuters.