Forum suggests ways to bolster exports, economic recovery Business

Forum suggests ways to bolster exports, economic recovery

Boosting support for Vietnamese enterprises to capitalise on free trade agreements (FTAs) and engage more deeply in global supply chains is an important solution to fuel post-pandemic exports and economic recovery, the Export Forum 2020 held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 18 heard.
Remittances expected to rebound by year’s end Business

Remittances expected to rebound by year’s end

Vietnam is one of a few countries worldwide to successfully control the COVID-19 pandemic, creating opportunities to invest in the country and attracting overseas remittances for production expansion.
Workshop talks experience in building new university model Society

Workshop talks experience in building new university model

The Vietnamese – German University (VGU) held an international workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on October 29 to share experience in building new university model, with nearly 200 lecturers, experts and scientists at home and abroad taking part.
WB: Indonesia’s economy to contract faster than expected World

WB: Indonesia’s economy to contract faster than expected

Indonesia’s economy could contract more than expected if the coronavirus pandemic remains uncontrolled, as Southeast Asia’s largest economy faces an “uneven and volatile” economic recovery, according to the World Bank (WB).
WB lowers Malaysia’s 2020 growth forecast to -4.9 pct ASEAN

WB lowers Malaysia’s 2020 growth forecast to -4.9 pct

The World Bank (WB) has revised down Malaysia’s economic growth forecast this year to a contraction of 4.9 percent, from an early estimate of minus 3.1 percent, following a sharper than expected contraction in the second quarter of 2020.
Vietnam has room to climb up global value chains despite COVID-19 Business

Vietnam has room to climb up global value chains despite COVID-19

Though Vietnam has done exceptionally well in quickly containing COVID-19, the pandemic has taken unprecedented toll on its economy. However, it is notable room for the country to further accelerate reforms and climb up global value chain to meet its long-term development goals, heard at a forum on September 29.