Vietnam’s rubber exports drop in May Business

Vietnam’s rubber exports drop in May

Vietnam's rubber exports fell in May due to China’s changing policies and fears over the US-China trade war, a representative of the Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) has said.
Vietnam’s economy to grow at 6.7 percent: report Business

Vietnam’s economy to grow at 6.7 percent: report

The Vietnamese economy is expected to grow at around 6.7 percent this year, the fastest rate in South East Asia, according to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales’ recent Economic Insight: South East Asia report.
Deputy PM addresses issues of public concern Politics

Deputy PM addresses issues of public concern

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh made clear a number of issues of public concern following the part of the question-and-answer session on culture, sports and tourism during the ongoing seventh session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on June 6.
Dong Nai’s export growth slows down in five months Business

Dong Nai’s export growth slows down in five months

The export turnover of enterprises operating in the southern province of Dong Nai in the first five months of 2019 hit 7.7 billion USD, representing a year-on-year rise of 3.41 percent, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
Hanoi’s economy continues to grow Business

Hanoi’s economy continues to grow

Hanoi’s economy continue to grow in the first five months of this year, reported Director of the municipal Department of Planning and Investment Nguyen ManhQuyen at a recent conference held by the municipal People’s Committee.
Future of Asia conference kicks off in Japan World

Future of Asia conference kicks off in Japan

The 25th International Conference on the Future of Asia, sponsored by Nikkei Inc., opened in Tokyo on May 30, with the theme of “Seeking a new global order-Overcoming the chaos”.
Singapore lowers economic growth forecast for 2019 World

Singapore lowers economic growth forecast for 2019

Singapore’s annual economic growth slipped to the lowest rate in nearly a decade during this year’s first quarter as manufacturing slowed down in the wake of the prolonged US-China trade war, prompting a downgrade to the city-state’s full-year growth forecast.
APEC economies vow support for free trade World

APEC economies vow support for free trade

Twenty one member economies of the Asia – Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum have voiced their support for free trade in the context that global economy is being affected by the US-China trade war.
Economists: exchange rate increases not a concern Business

Economists: exchange rate increases not a concern

The reference exchange rate and exchange rates of commercial banks have increased continuously in recent days, with the reference exchange rate making its record high on May 8 at 23,046 VND. However, economists said that there is nothing to worry about this situation.