Vietnam to have 26 airports by 2030: CAAV Business

Vietnam to have 26 airports by 2030: CAAV

Vietnam is set to be home to 26 airports by 2030, 14 of which will be international, according to a draft master plan on the development of the national airport network to 2030 and vision to 2050 from the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV).
2020 - A year for Vietnam to assert mettle, stature Politics

2020 - A year for Vietnam to assert mettle, stature

Foreign media view 2020 as a truly special year for Vietnam as the country has not only performed the dual role of ASEAN Chair and a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) but also done a good job of concurrently containing COVID-19 and sustaining economic growth.
Initiative to spur on green energy Business

Initiative to spur on green energy

The Vietnam Corporate Energy Leaders (VCEL) initiative has been announced at the Vietnam Corporate Sustainability Forum 2020, promoting the use of renewable energy in driving greener production and sustainable growth in a globally competitive Vietnam.
Canada supports women empowerment in Southeast Asia World

Canada supports women empowerment in Southeast Asia

Canada is providing 8.5 million CAD (6.6 million USD) over 5 years, beginning in 2020, to UN Women to empower women, prevent violence and promote social cohesion in Southeast Asia, Canadian Minister of International Development Karina Gould announced on December 7.
Singapore Fintech Festival to be held ASEAN

Singapore Fintech Festival to be held

The Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) is an annual fintech event organized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, held in conjunction with the Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology (SWITCH).
VNG Corporation eyes new fintech solution partners Business

VNG Corporation eyes new fintech solution partners

Top Vietnamese internet company, VNG Corporation, is eyeing new fintech solution partners at Enterprise Singapore (ESG)’s inaugural Southeast Asian Open Innovation Challenge at the Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology 2020 (SWITCH 2020) from December 7 to 11.
New tax decree eyes cross-border transactions Business

New tax decree eyes cross-border transactions

Cross-border transactions are in the crosshairs as Decree 126/2020/ND-CP - the latest regulation on tax administration - is to come into effect on December 5, said senior tax officials in a recent press conference.
ASEAN Plus Three countries promote inter-bank cooperation Business

ASEAN Plus Three countries promote inter-bank cooperation

Government-sponsored development banks of Japan, China and the Republic of Korea signed an agreement with major financial institutions in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to boost inter-bank cooperation during the ASEAN Plus Three Summit held virtually on November 14.
Modern Diplomacy hails Vietnam’s Chairmanship of ASEAN in 2020 ASEAN

Modern Diplomacy hails Vietnam’s Chairmanship of ASEAN in 2020

Modern Diplomacy, an invaluable platform for assessing and evaluating complex international issues, on November 10 ran an article giving an assessment of Vietnam’s performance as ASEAN 2020 Chair and the significance of the 37th ASEAN Summit for the region amid current challenges.