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GDP

Fitch lowers Malaysian growth forecast to 4.6 percent

World

Fitch lowers Malaysian growth forecast to 4.6 percent

Fitch Solutions Macro Research, a rating agency of Fitch Group, has cut its growth forecast for Malaysia for 2018 to 4.6 percent compared with its previous forecast of 5.1 percent, following a weaker-than-expected performance in the third quarter of the year, according to The Star.

CPTPP could create 27,000 jobs in Vietnam each year

Society

CPTPP could create 27,000 jobs in Vietnam each year

Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will help create 17,000-27,000 jobs each year for Vietnamese workers from 2020, Director of the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs Dao Quang Vinh has said.

CPTPP operation to be discussed in Tokyo

World

CPTPP operation to be discussed in Tokyo

Chief negotiators from the 11 members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will gather in Tokyo, Japan, on November 20-21 to discuss policies after the deal takes effect in late this year.

Vietnam to enjoy numerous benefits from CPTPP

Business

Vietnam to enjoy numerous benefits from CPTPP

Joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will provide Vietnam with a good opportunity to continue perfecting its socialist-oriented market economy institutions and improving its business and investment environment in a more open and transparent manner, many experts have said.

CPTPP expected to help Vietnam modernise labour laws

Society

CPTPP expected to help Vietnam modernise labour laws

In addition to trade and investment opportunities, the participation in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will offer Vietnam a chance to modernise its labour laws and industrial relations system, thus creating sustainable jobs and bringing practical benefits to workers.