WB: Business environment in Philippines improved World

WB: Business environment in Philippines improved

Ease of doing business in the Philippines improved over the past year, with the Southeast Asian country climbing 29 notches in World Bank’s “Doing Business 2020” report released on October 24.
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).
PM welcomes SoftBank’s investment expansion in Vietnam Politics

PM welcomes SoftBank’s investment expansion in Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomed SoftBank – the largest financial services group of Japan – to expand investment in Vietnam, which has an increasingly improved business environment and the fastest economic growth in the region and the world.
Vice President visits embassy in Jakarta Politics

Vice President visits embassy in Jakarta

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, now in Indonesia to attend a ceremony for the President and Vice President of the country to take their offices, on October 20 met with the staff of the Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia, the ASEAN Secretariat and the Vietnamese mission to the regional group.
VOV launches representative office in Indonesia Society

VOV launches representative office in Indonesia

The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) on October 3 launched its representative office in Indonesia (VOV Indonesia), marking its 12th overseas bureau alongside those in Russia, China, Japan, France, the US, Thailand, Egypt, Laos, Cambodia, Australia and Czech Republic.
HCM City delegation begin visits to Singapore, Indonesia Politics

HCM City delegation begin visits to Singapore, Indonesia

A delegation from Ho Chi Minh City led by Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on August 21 started their visits to Singapore and Indonesia, aiming to deepen ties between Vietnam, HCM City and the two Southeast Asian countries.
ASEAN tackles trash in the ocean Environment

ASEAN tackles trash in the ocean

Marine pollution, mainly caused by plastic waste, is now the world’s second biggest environmental challenge after climate change. ASEAN countries have taken specific actions to reduce trash.