Indonesia’s public debts swell due to COVID-19 ASEAN

Indonesia’s public debts swell due to COVID-19

The Indonesian Ministry of Finance said on June 17 the country’s total public debts hit over 5.2 quadrillion rupiah (5 billion USD) as of May, much higher than the previous month and the same period last year.
Thai government approves 2021 budget bill World

Thai government approves 2021 budget bill

The Thai government on June 16 approved a bill for the fiscal 2021 budget of 3.3 trillion THB (about 106 billion USD) which will be submitted to the parliament, said spokeswoman of the government Narumon Pinyosinwat.
Hanoi discusses developing economy after COVID-19 Politics

Hanoi discusses developing economy after COVID-19

A range of important issues were on the agenda at the 14th session of the 15th Hanoi People’s Council on May 15, aimed at boosting the capital’s socio-economic development after the COVID-19 is fully brought under control.
Indonesia plans to offer more gov’t bonds World

Indonesia plans to offer more gov’t bonds

Indonesia plans to offer 886 trillion rupiah (57.16 billion USD) worth of government bonds in the last three quarters of this year after collecting 221.4 trillion rupiah from auctions in the first quarter.
HCM City: State budget collections down 12.4 pct Business

HCM City: State budget collections down 12.4 pct

State budget collections in HCM City in the first four months were estimated at over 117 trillion VND (5 billion USD), 28.9 percent of the estimate and down 12.4 percent year-on-year, the city’s Statistics Office reported.
Vietnam enjoys trade surplus of 2.8 billion USD in first quarter Business

Vietnam enjoys trade surplus of 2.8 billion USD in first quarter

Vietnam ran a trade surplus of 2.8 billion USD in the first quarter of this year, higher than 1.5 billion USD recorded in the same period last year, despite the growing COVID-19 pandemic in the country’s major export markets, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnam's first-quarter GDP growth hits decade low  Business

Vietnam's first-quarter GDP growth hits decade low

Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2020 grew 3.82 percent, the lowest pace during the 2011-2020 period, head of the General Statistics Office Nguyen Bich Lam said at a press conference in Hanoi on March 27.