Foreign direct investment into Vietnam surges in July Business

Foreign direct investment into Vietnam surges in July

Vietnam attracted 3.15 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) and capital for share purchases in July, representing a rise of 79.8 percent against the same period last year and 76.2 percent against June, reported the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Thailand’s exports plunge in June World

Thailand’s exports plunge in June

Thailand’s exports declined by almost 23.2 percent in June compared to the same period last year, the strongest fall since July 2009, but the country’s Commerce Ministry still expects improvement in the second half of 2020.
Tourists flock to Dong Loc T-junction in July Videos

Tourists flock to Dong Loc T-junction in July

When July comes, millions of peace lovers flocked to the Dong Loc T-junction in Can Lộc district, Hà Tĩnh central province to pay tribute to the martyrs and young volunteers. During the first half of the month alone, the relic site welcomed nearly 2,000 tourist arrivals each day.
War-time bomb safely disposed Society

War-time bomb safely disposed

The Military High Command of the central province of Quang Binh, in coordination with the Mines Advisory Group project, has successfully disposed of a major bomb found in the Gianh river in the province, according to the command.
Pepper export volume down 5.7 percent in first half Business

Pepper export volume down 5.7 percent in first half

Vietnam exported over 166,800 tonnes of peppercorn worth 356 million USD in the first half of 2020, down 5.7 percent in volume and 21.1 percent in value compared to the same period last year, according to the General Department of Customs.
Singapore elections: Voting time extended by two hours ASEAN

Singapore elections: Voting time extended by two hours

The Elections Department (ELD) of Singapore has announced a two-hour extension of voting time on July 10 to allow voters more time to head to the ballot box, after long lines were seen outside a number of polling stations.
Most local investment funds suffer losses Business

Most local investment funds suffer losses

Most investment funds in Vietnam’s equity market reported negative growth in net asset value per share (NAVPS) in H1 due to a stock market downturn, resulting from the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.