Strong economic growth creates platform for M&A market Business

Strong economic growth creates platform for M&A market

Vietnam’s economic growth is forecast to reach 8% this year before falling to 6.5% in 2023. The strong growth has created a positive “platform” for investment and business activities, especially mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
Malaysia's new cabinet to focus on economic recovery: PM ASEAN

Malaysia's new cabinet to focus on economic recovery: PM

Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has expressed his hope that his new cabinet will strive to serve the country, focusing on economic recovery, education quality, cost of living, upgrade of infrastructure and medical facilities.
NA Chairman receives President of RMIT University Politics

NA Chairman receives President of RMIT University

Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue received Prof. Alec Cameron, President and Vice-Chancellor, and leaders of RMIT University, on December 2 as part of his ongoing official visit to Australia.
Newly-established, re-operating enterprises up over 33% in 11 months Business

Newly-established, re-operating enterprises up over 33% in 11 months

Vietnam saw nearly 194,700 newly established and re-operating enterprises in the first 11 months of 2022, up 33.2% over the same period in 2021, a 1.3 times higher than the average rate in January – November period from 2017 - 2021, according to the Business Registration Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
Thai central bank continue to raise policy rate World

Thai central bank continue to raise policy rate

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) on November 30 raised its policy rate by 25 basis points for a third straight meeting, as it sought to balance between controlling inflation and supporting an economic recovery.
Prime Minister chairs meeting on vaccine diplomacy Politics

Prime Minister chairs meeting on vaccine diplomacy

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on November 30 chaired a meeting with People’s Committees of provinces and centrally-run cities and Vietnamese embassies and representative agencies abroad on vaccine diplomacy.
NA Chairman hopes for enhanced ties with Australia  Politics

NA Chairman hopes for enhanced ties with Australia

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue expressed his hope for enhanced ties via the Party, State, Parliament channels and people-to-people exchanges while receiving Australian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Richard Marles in Canberra on November 30.
Japanese firms highly value HCM City’s investment environment Business

Japanese firms highly value HCM City’s investment environment

Ho Chi Minh City is an attractive investment destination for Japanese businesses thanks to its both development potential and mechanism to accompany and support investors, heard a seminar held by the Investment & Trade Promotion Centre of HCM City (ITPC) and the Japanese Business Association of Ho Chi Minh City (JCCH) on November 30.