More aid coming to flood-hit residents Society

More aid coming to flood-hit residents

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man on November 5 received nearly 12 billion VND (roughly 518,800 USD) donated by overseas Vietnamese for flood victims in the central region.
Vietnam impacted by widening weather extremes: Minister Environment

Vietnam impacted by widening weather extremes: Minister

Extreme weather conditions are becoming more common in the region and around the world and have greatly affected Vietnam, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha told lawmakers at the National Assembly’s ongoing 10th session in Hanoi on November 5.
Four weekly flights to be launched between Vietnam, Taiwan (China) Society

Four weekly flights to be launched between Vietnam, Taiwan (China)

Four round-trip flights are expected to be launched between Vietnam and Taiwan (China) each week after Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh agreed with plans to resume commercial flights between the two sides from September 15, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Vice Spokesperson Duong Hoai Nam has said.
Ministry predicts 2020 export growth of 3-4 pct. Business

Ministry predicts 2020 export growth of 3-4 pct.

Vietnam still managed to maintain export growth in the first 10 months of this year despite COVID-19, and exports for the year as a whole are expected to rise 3-4 percent against 2019, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Indonesia’s railway operator records 163.6 mln USD loss in September World

Indonesia’s railway operator records 163.6 mln USD loss in September

State-owned railway operator PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) posted 2.4 trillion IDR (163.6 million USD) loss between January and September, a drastic turn-around from the 1.5 trillion IDR profit booked during the same time last year, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to put pressure on travel demand.
Cyber attacks targeting Vietnam’s information systems down 7.8 pct Sci-Tech

Cyber attacks targeting Vietnam’s information systems down 7.8 pct

There were over 4,100 cyber attacks targeting Vietnam’s information systems in the first 10 months of 2020, down 7.8 percent against the same period last year, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) under the Ministry of Information and Communications’ Authority of Information Security has reported.
Top companies see profit slide in 9 months Business

Top companies see profit slide in 9 months

Forty of the largest companies by market capitalisation posted a 15 percent annual decline in total pre-tax profit, which fell to 162.8 trillion VND (7.02 billion USD) in January-September.
Supporting business promotes economic growth Videos

Supporting business promotes economic growth

Business is the central component of any country’s sustainable growth targets. To post growth of roughly 2.5 percent this year, Vietnam’s banking sector has been busy introducing a range of measures to assist businesses.