Malaysia's new cabinet to focus on economic recovery: PM ASEAN

Malaysia's new cabinet to focus on economic recovery: PM

Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has expressed his hope that his new cabinet will strive to serve the country, focusing on economic recovery, education quality, cost of living, upgrade of infrastructure and medical facilities.
11-month public investment disbursement up nearly 20% Business

11-month public investment disbursement up nearly 20%

An estimated 445.9 trillion VND (over 18.18 billion USD) of investment capital sourced from the State budget was disbursed in the first 11 months of 2022, equivalent to 74.9% of this year’s target and rising19.9% year-on-year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Overall situation under good control: PM Politics

Overall situation under good control: PM

Despite many difficulties, Vietnam has managed to keep the overall situation under good control with stable macro-economy and ensured major balances, including a trade surplus of over 10 billion USD, stated Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh while chairing a regular government meeting on December 1.
Vietjet offers 150,000 vouchers for year-end festive season Business

Vietjet offers 150,000 vouchers for year-end festive season

Budget carrier Vietjet will give all customers 150,000 vouchers worth up to 500,000 VND (20.2 USD) applying for the entire flight network with flexible flight time in a move to welcome its 150 millionth passenger and the year-end festive season.
Budget collection up 16.2% in 10 months Business

Budget collection up 16.2% in 10 months

Vietnam’s budget collection in the first 10 months of this year stood at 1.46 quadrillion VND (58.7 billion USD), surpassing the estimate by 3.7%, and up 16.2% year-on-year, the Ministry of Finance reported.
Budget collection from import-export up 14.6% Business

Budget collection from import-export up 14.6%

Budget collection from import-export activities topped 362.4 trillion VND (14.57 billion USD) in the first 10 months of this year, equivalent to 86.3% of the set target and up 14.6% year-on-year, according to the General Department of Customs.
Legislators continue discussing socio-economic development situation Politics

Legislators continue discussing socio-economic development situation

Legislators are continuing with discussions on the performance of the 2022 socio-economic development plan, socio-economic development plan for 2023, 2022 State budget, and 2023 State budget estimate, public investment plan and State budget allocation plan on the eight working day of the 15th National Assembly’s fourth session on October 28.
Vietnam calls for budget guarantee for UN development system Politics

Vietnam calls for budget guarantee for UN development system

Minister Counsellor Le Thi Minh Thoa, Deputy Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), called for international efforts to ensure financing for the UN development system’s operation during a debate of the UN General Assembly’s Economic and Financial Committee on October 14 in New York.