EVFTA to help improve Vietnam’s competitiveness: researcher Business

EVFTA to help improve Vietnam’s competitiveness: researcher

The European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), once taking effect, will help increase the competitiveness of Vietnam as well local enterprises and commodities, said Pham Tat Thang, a senior researcher at the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Research Institute.
Vietnamese more satisfied with public services: PAPI report Society

Vietnamese more satisfied with public services: PAPI report

Vietnamese citizens had greater satisfaction rates with most basic public services thanks to the substantial improvements in provincial and local government performance, the 2018 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) revealed.
Japanese-funded transport projects answer Vietnam’s growth demand Business

Japanese-funded transport projects answer Vietnam’s growth demand

Many key transportation projects in Vietnam using Japan’s official development assistance (ODA) have been put into action over the past 45 years since the two countries established their diplomatic ties. The projects have helped complete local infrastructure demand, serving the country’s rapid growth.
Thailand is No. 1 MICE destination: survey World

Thailand is No. 1 MICE destination: survey

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has announced the results of its market survey, indicating that Thailand is the world's number one destination for the MICE industry.
More steps needed to develop low-cost housing: PM Business

More steps needed to develop low-cost housing: PM

The Ministry of Construction should take more effective steps to support the development of low-cost housing and build an information system about housing and property market to improve transparency, management and planning, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
ADB helps boost economic growth in north central region Business

ADB helps boost economic growth in north central region

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved loans totaling 149 million USD to help improve basic infrastructure and promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth that will benefit over 1 million people in four provinces in the north central coastal region of Vietnam.
Floods wreak havoc in Thailand World

Floods wreak havoc in Thailand

Heavy floods in the northeastern region of Thailand have caused losses worth of 15.7 billion THB (0.47 billion USD), equivalent to 0.1 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), according to the Kasikorn Research Centre.
Japan gives ODA loans to Hoa Lac project Business

Japan gives ODA loans to Hoa Lac project

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed an official development assistance (ODA) loan agreement worth 12.865 billion JPY (117.8 million USD) for the Hoa Lac Science and Technology City Development Project.