35th ASEAN Summit a success: Thai PM World

35th ASEAN Summit a success: Thai PM

The 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits, held in Thailand from November 2-4, had concluded successfully, said Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at a press conference on November 4 evening.
Party’s economic official receives IMF guest Politics

Party’s economic official receives IMF guest

Head of the Party Central Committee (PCC)’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 4 for Era Dabla-Norris, head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s Article IV Consultation of the Department of Asia-Pacific.
IMF cuts growth forecast for Philippines World

IMF cuts growth forecast for Philippines

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has further slashed its economic growth forecast for the Philippines for 2019 and 2020 to 5.7 percent and 6.2 percent, respectively, as the economy slowed down in the second quarter and external environment worsens.
IMF pledges further support for Vietnam Business

IMF pledges further support for Vietnam

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will continue to cooperate with and assist Vietnam in policy consultancy and capacity improvement, the IMF’s newly-accredited Resident Representative in Vietnam Francois Painchaud has said.
14th G20 Summit opens in Osaka World

14th G20 Summit opens in Osaka

The 14th G20 Summit opened in Osaka, Japan on the morning of June 28 with the participation of leaders from G20 economies and eight guest countries, as well as leaders of nine organisations, including the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB).
Indonesia’s currency may continue weakening World

Indonesia’s currency may continue weakening

The exchange rate of the rupiah, Indonesia’s currency, of banks in Jakarta is forecast to continue falling after a series of demonstrations protesting the results of vote counting of the General Elections Commission.
WB forecasts Cambodia’s economy grows 7 percent in 2019 World

WB forecasts Cambodia’s economy grows 7 percent in 2019

Cambodia’s economy is projected to expand 7 percent in 2019, lower than the rate of 7.5 percent recorded in the previous year as export moderate in line with a fall in global demand, according to the World Bank (WB)’s report.
Thai economy shows good performance: SCB World

Thai economy shows good performance: SCB

The Siam Commercial Bank’s (SCB) latest review of the Thai economy reveals a healthy expansion rate despite a decrease in growth due to the global economy, trade war between the United States and China, and uncertainty among private companies on the formation of new government.