Japanese insurer invests in Mekong region World

Japanese insurer invests in Mekong region

Japanese-based Dai-ichi Life Insurance company has channeled 5.4 billion JPY (50 million USD) into infrastructure development projects in the Mekong region, including Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar.
Vietnamese FM co-chairs 10th MGC Ministerial Meeting World

Vietnamese FM co-chairs 10th MGC Ministerial Meeting

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar co-chaired the 10th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) Ministerial Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, on August 1 within the framework of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-52).
Exchange rate to be stable in 2019 Business

Exchange rate to be stable in 2019

The Vietnamese Dong would remain stable against the US dollar in the near future, supported by the country’s robust foreign direct investment (FDI), a healthy current account surplus, and by the central bank’s active intervention, experts forecast.
Japanese investment in Vietnam on the rise in 2019 Business

Japanese investment in Vietnam on the rise in 2019

Japanese investment in Vietnam is expected to grow this year, given Japan’s recent initiative to shift investment to Vietnam and other Mekong River nations, as well as free trade agreements (FTA), experts said.
Water risk report for garment industry launched Environment

Water risk report for garment industry launched

The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) launched a water risk report for Vietnam’s textile and garment industry and a tool for assessing water risks in the Mekong region in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends Mekong-Japan business forum Politics

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends Mekong-Japan business forum

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and leaders of other Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries attended the Mekong-Japan Business Forum held in Tokyo on October 9 with the participation of about 600 enterprises from the GMS nations and Japan.
PM lauds Japan’s role in Mekong region development Politics

PM lauds Japan’s role in Mekong region development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded the role of Japan in boosting cooperation and development in the Mekong region over the past years at an interview granted to Japanese media on the occasion of his visit to Japan and participation in the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in the country from October 8-10.