ADB: Thailand’s economy to shrink by 8 percent in 2020 World

ADB: Thailand’s economy to shrink by 8 percent in 2020

Despite relatively effective containment of Covid-19, the impact of the pandemic on Thailand's economy has been more severe than expected and economic recovery remains elusive, with annual GDP poised to shrink by 8 percent, says the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Unceasing efforts to reduce poverty in ethnic minority areas Society

Unceasing efforts to reduce poverty in ethnic minority areas

Poverty reduction efforts in ethnic minority areas in Binh Phuoc province have posted many important results over the years but difficulties persist. The story of Duc Hanh commune in Bu Gia Map district is common. Though fulfilling criteria as a new rural area, the commune still has 95 poor households and 112 near-poor households, of which poor ethnic minorities account for the majority.
Vietnam's beer market slowly recovers Business

Vietnam's beer market slowly recovers

Domestic beer consumption in the second half of the year is expected to improve over the first six months, while next year the beer industry can grow by 20 percent compared to the low base this year.
Top 10 most valuable brands worth 8.1 billion USD Business

Top 10 most valuable brands worth 8.1 billion USD

The top 10 most valuable brands in Vietnam 2020 are worth 8.1 billion USD, increasing by 17 percent from last year and accounting for 30 percent of the list’s total value, according to Forbes Vietnam magazine.