Drought, saltwater intrusion cause big losses to Tra Vinh Environment

Drought, saltwater intrusion cause big losses to Tra Vinh

Drought during this year’s dry season has caused losses of around 1 trillion VND (43.4 million USD) in the Mekong Delta of Tra Vinh, said Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Pham Minh Truyen at a conference on September 15.
Indonesia steps up school digitalisation World

Indonesia steps up school digitalisation

The Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture is proposing a budget of 1.49 trillion RP (100 million USD) for school digitalisation programmes in a bid to reduce technological discrepancies by improving digital access to education.
Three big projects to be removed from loss-making list Business

Three big projects to be removed from loss-making list

Progress has been reported in three of 12 loss-making projects under the management of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) more than a year after the Government’s steering committee for loss-making projects implemented comprehensive solutions.
Indonesia to spend over 24 bln USD on stimulus funding in 2021 World

Indonesia to spend over 24 bln USD on stimulus funding in 2021

The Indonesian Government has announced that it will allocate 356.5 trillion Rp (24.04 billion USD) for COVID-19-related stimulus funding next year in an effort to continue supporting the country’s economic recovery and strengthen the health care system, including the provision of a coronavirus vaccine.
Indonesian government to disburse 1.49 billion USD to MSMEs World

Indonesian government to disburse 1.49 billion USD to MSMEs

The Indonesian government is set to disburse 22 trillion rupiah (1.49 billion USD) on August 17 to millions of unbankable micro, small and medium-scale enterprises (MSMEs) to help them start over during the slowing, pandemic-hit economy.
Indonesia to expand social aid, incentives for businesses World

Indonesia to expand social aid, incentives for businesses

The Indonesian Government is planning to expand its social aid programme and incentives for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in an effort to boost consumer spending and revive the economy in the second half of this year.
Thailand expected to return to normalcy World

Thailand expected to return to normalcy

A panel under Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on August 7 approved proposals for a return to normalcy in the country by allowing schools, sports stadiums, public transport and meals on flights.
More support for Da Nang in COVID-19 fight   Society

More support for Da Nang in COVID-19 fight

Representatives of Central Retail Vietnam Group on August 6 handed over 10 tonnes of vegetables and fruits to units in the central city of Da Nang as part of its support for the local fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
NA approves state budget balance in 2018 Business

NA approves state budget balance in 2018

The National Assembly (NA) has issued a Resolution on the allocation of non-refundable aid capital, adjustments to state budget expenditure estimate and approval of state budget balance in 2018.