Thailand’s economy forecast to grow 2.5 percent in 2021 World

Thailand’s economy forecast to grow 2.5 percent in 2021

Thailand's gross domestic product (GDP) growth is forecast at 2.5 percent this year, provided that the government maintains strict measures to contain new COVID-19 infections until February, said Krungthai Compass – a research unit of the Krungthai Bank.
EU assists Cambodia in post-COVID-19 economic recovery World

EU assists Cambodia in post-COVID-19 economic recovery

The European Union (EU), its member states and their financial institutions and agencies are mobilising 443 million EUR (503 million USD) in grants and loans to work with Cambodia in fighting COVID-19 and mitigating its socio-economic impacts.
Philippines to ease economic restrictions on Manila World

Philippines to ease economic restrictions on Manila

The Philippines announced on May 12 an easing of restrictions on economic activities in its capital city of Manila from May 16 while extending a lockdown on the main island of Luzon to stem the coronavirus outbreak.
Trains get cancelled due to coronavirus Society

Trains get cancelled due to coronavirus

A total 152 trains have been suspended as travel demand plummets due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, leaving the railway sector facing losses of 90 billion VND (3.8 million USD) since the outbreak began, according to the Ministry of Transport.
Vietnamese banks see improved solvency Business

Vietnamese banks see improved solvency

Banks in Vietnam posted solid profit growth and asset quality improvements in 2019, benefitting from the country's robust macro-economic environment, Moody's Investors Service said.
Hanoi steps up communications on coronavirus outbreak Health

Hanoi steps up communications on coronavirus outbreak

All sectors, communes and wards in the capital city of Hanoi must promote communication work to raise awareness of local people and visitors of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in a move to prevent the novel virus’ spread.
Khanh Hoa free from novel coronavirus outbreak Health

Khanh Hoa free from novel coronavirus outbreak

The south central coastal province of Khanh Hoa has gained coronavirus disease (COVID-19)-free status under the Ministry of Health’s Decision No.648/QD-BYT inked by Deputy Minister Do Xuan Tuyen on February 26.