Singapore economy expands nearly 15 percent in Q2 World

Singapore economy expands nearly 15 percent in Q2

Singapore's economy expanded more than initially estimated in the second quarter from a year ago, according to the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), and the government upgraded its growth forecast for the full year, according to Reuters news agency.
International media spotlight Vietnam’s general elections World

International media spotlight Vietnam’s general elections

Foreign news agencies and media outlets on May 23 ran articles highlighting Vietnam’s elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils for the 2021-2026 term, which were declared to be a success despite complex developments of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam’s elections attract int’l media coverage Videos

Vietnam’s elections attract int’l media coverage

The elections have attracted attention from international media. Reuters reported that tens of millions of mask-wearing Vietnamese went to the polls, noting the elections are taking place as Vietnam battles a new COVID-19 outbreak that is spreading rapidly.
Thailand welcomes 3,000 foreign tourists in November World

Thailand welcomes 3,000 foreign tourists in November

Thailand hosted 3,065 foreign tourists in November, official data showed on December 28, the second month of receiving long-stay visitors since a ban was imposed in April to keep COVID-19 infections under control.
Foreign media praise Vietnam’s economic growth in 2020 Business

Foreign media praise Vietnam’s economic growth in 2020

Despite being the lowest in the past three decades, Vietnam’s 2.91 percent growth recorded this year is still a success of the nation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic that is ravaging the whole world, according to foreign media.
Indonesia export-import revenue plummets in July World

Indonesia export-import revenue plummets in July

A Reuters poll announced on August 14 showed that Indonesia’s exports and imports may have plummeted in July, following an improvement a month prior, with global trade still reeling under the fallout from the coronavirus crisis.