Indonesia works to reduce poverty rate World

Indonesia works to reduce poverty rate

The poverty rate in Indonesia declined to 9.8 percent, or nearly 26 million people, of the total population in March 2018 from 10.64 percent, or nearly 27.8 million people, in 2017, according to Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency (BPS).
VN-Index loses more than 25 points on June 19 Business

VN-Index loses more than 25 points on June 19

Shares declined as the downward trend on the previous day continued, forcing the benchmark VN-Index on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) to lose 25.18 points to close at 962.16 points on June 19.
Telephone, computer exports decline in April Business

Telephone, computer exports decline in April

Export earnings from telephones, computers, electronic products and components saw declines in April but still enjoyed growth in the first four months of 2018, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Reference exchange up at week’s beginning Business

Reference exchange up at week’s beginning

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 22,507 VND/USD on April 23, up 9 VND from the last working day of previous week (April 20), following the upward trend from the latter half of last week.
PAPI Report: Less corruption in public sector Society

PAPI Report: Less corruption in public sector

Findings from the 2017 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report, which was released in Hanoi on April 4, showed a significant turnaround in citizens’ perceptions and experiences in corruption in the public sector.
Vietnam stocks fall on low confidence Business

Vietnam stocks fall on low confidence

Vietnamese shares declined on February 8 as investors showed little confidence amid the current volatility of the global markets and the sharp fall in crude prices.
Caution predicted on stock market before Tet Business

Caution predicted on stock market before Tet

Selling pressure is predicted to extend to this week’s trading, which may have negative impacts on the stock market, in the context of declining trade by foreign investors and unexpected movements in the US market.