Indonesia’s new capital draws investment World

Indonesia’s new capital draws investment

Head of the Nusantara Capital Authority Bambang Susantono has confirmed that 90 domestic and foreign investors could be considered serious in their intent to invest in the new capital.
Singapore channels over 18 billion USD to boost innovation efforts ASEAN

Singapore channels over 18 billion USD to boost innovation efforts

Singapore will spend around 24 billion SGD (over 18 billion USD) over the next three years to help firms and workers adapt to the changing global landscape partly caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as part of its 80.8 billion USD budget plan for 2021 announced by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on February 16.
Singapore announces 80.8 billion USD budget plan for 2021 ASEAN

Singapore announces 80.8 billion USD budget plan for 2021

Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister cum Minister of Finance Heng Swee Keat on February 16 announced the nation’s 107 billion SGD (80.8 billion USD) budget plan in 2021 to provide immediate help to sectors under stress, and invest in the country’s long-term future.
Lawmakers look into coast guard, national defence laws Politics

Lawmakers look into coast guard, national defence laws

The draft law on Vietnamese coast guard force and the draft revised law on national defence were among issues National Assembly (NA) deputies discussed on May 22, the second day of the ongoing fifth session of the 14th tenure parliament.
Lawmakers debate socio-economic development, State budget plans Politics

Lawmakers debate socio-economic development, State budget plans

Legislators discussed the results of the implementation of the socio-economic development and State budget plans for 2017, as well as the socio-economic development plan, state budget estimates for 2018 and a financial-budget plan for 2018-2020 during the plenary sitting on October 31.