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International Monetary Fund

Philippines' external debt strongly drops

ASEAN

Philippines' external debt strongly drops

The Philippines' outstanding external debt stood at 72.2 billion USD by the end of June 2018, down by 997 million USD or 1.4 percent from the end of March 2018, the country’s central bank has announced.

Indonesia tightens security ahead of IMF-WB meeting

World

Indonesia tightens security ahead of IMF-WB meeting

Police in Bali island of Indonesia have tightened security against infiltration of terrorists to the island, where the next annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) will take place in October this year.

Indonesia, Singapore discuss investment at Kendal IP

ASEAN

Indonesia, Singapore discuss investment at Kendal IP

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on July 19 met with Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean in Jakarta to discuss a number of issues, including investment at the Kendal Industrial Park (KIP), reported Indonesia’s news agency Antara.

Vietnam posts strong Q2 growth

Business

Vietnam posts strong Q2 growth

Vietnam’s economy maintained impressive growth in the second quarter this year, according to a macroeconomic report released by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) in Hanoi on July 11.

WB, IMF pledge to support Vietnam’s development

Politics

WB, IMF pledge to support Vietnam’s development

The World Bank (WB) will continue to help Vietnam achieve its development goals, WB Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva told Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue during their meeting in Washington on June 26.

PM praises WB, IMF’s support for Vietnam’s development

Politics

PM praises WB, IMF’s support for Vietnam’s development

The Vietnamese Government appreciates consultations of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the management of the macro-economic policy in Vietnam, helping the country maintain macro-economic stability and low inflation rate, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said.