Vietnam’s initiatives for ASEAN operation debated at SEOM 1/51 World

Vietnam’s initiatives for ASEAN operation debated at SEOM 1/51

Vietnam, as ASEAN Chair 2020, presented 14 initiatives, priorities and cooperation plans at the first meeting of the ASEAN Senior Economic Officials for the 51st ASEAN Economic Minister’ Meeting (SEOM 1/51), which took place in Hanoi from January 12-14.
Vietnam, Japan hold cultural exchange night Politics

Vietnam, Japan hold cultural exchange night

A cultural exchange night between Vietnam and Japan took place in the central coastal city of Da Nang on January 12 with the attendance of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Secretary General of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan Nikai Toshihiro.
Bank lending rates expected to fall in 2020 Business

Bank lending rates expected to fall in 2020

A report by securities firm SSI on the financial and monetary market says deposit interest rates are likely to be cut by 0.5- 1 percentage point this year, and lending interest rates would also be cut by at least 0.5 percentage points as required by the Government.
Women-led businesses on the rise Business

Women-led businesses on the rise

The number of women-owned businesses increased from 21 percent in 2011 to 24 percent in 2018, according the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
Bac Ninh moves towards green tourism Travel

Bac Ninh moves towards green tourism

Boasting a long list of tangible and intangible cultural heritage, the northern province of Bac Ninh has huge potential to develop its non-smoke industry.
An Giang province promotes agro-fishery exports Business

An Giang province promotes agro-fishery exports

International economic integration has helped An Giang’s key exports such as agricultural and fishery products, as well as frozen vegetables and fruits occupied many major markets like the US, the EU.