Public debt of Laos predicted to increase amid COVID-19 World

Public debt of Laos predicted to increase amid COVID-19

The public debt of Laos may increase to as much as 65 to 68 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) in 2020 following a sharp fall in national revenue collection alongside an increase in loans due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Vientiane Times reported.
Ministry asked to speed up administrative reform Society

Ministry asked to speed up administrative reform

Standing Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh urged the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to accelerate administrative reform, focusing on institutional development and ensuring a uniform institutional system to meet State management requirements in the fields that it is responsible for.
AEON tells firms seeking to up their game Business

AEON tells firms seeking to up their game

Vietnamese exporters must make highly competitive products if they want them to be distributed in Japan through the network of AEON group, experts told a meeting in HCM City on July 22.
Vietnam’s GDP forecast to grow 3.8 percent this year Business

Vietnam’s GDP forecast to grow 3.8 percent this year

Vietnam’s economic growth rate this year would reach 3.8 percent if there is no second COVID-19 outbreak in the second half of the year and economic activities gradually resume, the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VERP) has predicted.
Da Nang enjoys effective cooperation with US Politics

Da Nang enjoys effective cooperation with US

Over the past 25 years, the central city of Da Nang has worked hard to contribute to the Vietnam-US cooperation through various joint projects, one of which was the dioxin detoxification in Da Nang airport.
Vietnam shows proactive, responsible chairmanship of ASEAN: opinions ASEAN

Vietnam shows proactive, responsible chairmanship of ASEAN: opinions

By successfully organising the teleconferenced 36th ASEAN Summit amid complex developments of COVID-19, Vietnam has once again affirmed its proactive and responsible chairmanship of ASEAN in 2020, which is also the common assessment shared by many foreign leaders and experts.
Vietnam ready to carry out REDD+ Environment

Vietnam ready to carry out REDD+

A meeting was held in Hanoi on June 26 to review the project on support for preparing the readiness to carry out the international framework “Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation” (REDD+) in Vietnam Phase 2 (FCPF-2).