IFC, ADB pledge to continue support for Vietnam Business

IFC, ADB pledge to continue support for Vietnam

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) pledged to provide further support for Vietnam while meeting with Politburo member and Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh in Hanoi on November 7.
Tax chiefs in Asia-Pacific region discuss digital tax World

Tax chiefs in Asia-Pacific region discuss digital tax

Tax chiefs from 17 Asia-Pacific countries and territories, including Vietnam, began their annual talks in Indonesia to discuss a digital tax and how to tackle the issue of base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS).
Papua New Guinea grants e-visas to APEC member economies World

Papua New Guinea grants e-visas to APEC member economies

Papua New Guinea’s Immigration and Citizenship (ICA) on June 17 announced expansion of its electronic-visa programme for members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum as an effort to welcome more foreign visitors.
Chile calls on APEC members to promote inclusive growth World

Chile calls on APEC members to promote inclusive growth

Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero Espinoza called on members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum to pursue comprehensive, inclusive and stable economic growth at an APEC Vision Group meeting in his country’s capital Santiago on March 4.
Indonesia works to improve rice irrigation World

Indonesia works to improve rice irrigation

The Indonesian government plans to continue building dams to irrigate paddy fields as existing facilities can irrigate only 11 percent, or 780,000 ha, of paddy fields, according to a recent broadcast.