Thai economy maintains growth momentum ASEAN

Thai economy maintains growth momentum

The overall economic outlook for Thailand this year remains positive, but inflation, global tensions, increasing interest rates and debt continue to pose a threat to the country's growth, Thailand’s National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) has said.
Alcohol consumption increasing at alarming rate Society

Alcohol consumption increasing at alarming rate

Alcohol use is increasing at an alarming rate in Vietnam, especially among young people, according to a conference held by the Ministry of Information and Communication in collaboration with the HealthBridge Organisation on July 5-6.
UN promises support for Vietnam’s energy transition scheme Politics

UN promises support for Vietnam’s energy transition scheme

The United Nations (UN) has affirmed its willingness to support Vietnam in establishing a partnership on energy transition with the Group of Seven (G7) nations in a letter of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.
Vietnam builds database on GHG emissions at grassroots level Environment

Vietnam builds database on GHG emissions at grassroots level

Vietnam needs to urgently issue a list of sectors and facilities required to conduct GHG inventories, which will serve as foundation for developing a database on GHG emissions at the grassroots, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).
Seminar promotes Vietnam – France trade cooperation Business

Seminar promotes Vietnam – France trade cooperation

A seminar on the European Union (EU) – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) took place in Mâcon city of France’s Saône-et-Loire province on September 16, attracting the participation of representatives of nearly 50 local enterprises.
Southeastern region at top in average expenditure per capita Society

Southeastern region at top in average expenditure per capita

Vietnam’s southeastern region leads the way in average monthly expenditure per capita, with residents spending about 3.9 million VND (nearly 168.9 USD) each month on average, according to the preliminary findings from a newly-released survey by the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Revenue of retail sales and services rises in July Business

Revenue of retail sales and services rises in July

Vietnam’s revenue of retail sales and services in July was estimated at 431.9 trillion VND (18.6 billion USD), up 3.3 percent over the previous month and up 4.3 percent from the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).