Top Japanese legislator praises Vietnam’s COVID-19 fight Society

Top Japanese legislator praises Vietnam’s COVID-19 fight

Santo Akiko, President of the House of Councillors of Japan, on May 29 praised Vietnam’s impressive achievements in preventing and fighting the COVID-19 and highlighted the important role played by the Vietnamese National Assembly in the combat.
ADB helps Indonesia develop geothermal power World

ADB helps Indonesia develop geothermal power

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan worth 300 million USD to help PT Geo Dipa Energi (GDE), an Indonesian state-owned company, expand its geothermal power generation.
EVFTA disseminated among businesses Business

EVFTA disseminated among businesses

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) said on May 27 it is actively promoting the dissemination of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) among the country’s business community, helping them grasp opportunities and access incentives when the deal is implemented.
Da Nang working hard to accelerate post-pandemic economic recovery Business

Da Nang working hard to accelerate post-pandemic economic recovery

Authorities in the central city of Da Nang have adopted a series of measures to bolster its post-pandemic economic development, focusing on attracting investment, promoting production, business, and exports, stimulating domestic tourism and consumption, and addressing difficulties facing key projects.
EVFTA submitted to NA for ratification Politics

EVFTA submitted to NA for ratification

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presented the State President’s proposal to the National Assembly for ratifying the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) at the opening sitting of the 14th National Assembly’s ninth session on May 20.
PM attends online meeting of 73rd World Health Assembly Politics

PM attends online meeting of 73rd World Health Assembly

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the 73rd World Health Assembly which was held in the form of video conference on May 18-19 at the invitation of General Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
WB advises Vietnam on maximising benefits of EVFTA Business

WB advises Vietnam on maximising benefits of EVFTA

The World Bank (WB) has issued several recommendations to help Vietnam enhance its international integration and capitalise on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which is expected to come into effect shortly.
Indonesia rolls out 43-bln-USD stimulus for MSMEs, SOEs World

Indonesia rolls out 43-bln-USD stimulus for MSMEs, SOEs

The Indonesian government is rolling out a 641.17 trillion rupiah (43 billion USD) economic recovery stimulus, bigger than previous allocations, to soften the impact of COVID-19 on micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), as well as state-owned enterprises (SOEs).