EVFTA offers new prospects to European economies World

EVFTA offers new prospects to European economies

The EU–Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which came into effect on August 1, not only opens up opportunities to spur Vietnam's economy but also offers new prospects to European economies at a time of global financial uncertainties, according to the German press agency DPA.
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.
U-shaped recovery expected in ASEAN+3: AMRO World

U-shaped recovery expected in ASEAN+3: AMRO

A gradual U-shaped recovery is expected for the ASEAN+3 region, which includes ten ASEAN member states, China, Japan and the Republic of Korea, according to an updated forecast by ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO).
Digital banking platform Timo gets new partner Business

Digital banking platform Timo gets new partner

After five years of development, Timo, the first digital banking platform in Vietnam, has decided to join forces with a new banking partner - VietCapitalBank - to deliver more rapid innovation and a better experience for customers.
ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting set for September World

ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting set for September

As the ASEAN Chair 2020, Vietnam is completing preparations for the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-53) and related meetings in September, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
Vietnam attends 33rd ASEAN-US Dialogue ASEAN

Vietnam attends 33rd ASEAN-US Dialogue

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung, Head of Vietnam's ASEAN SOM, attended the 33rd ASEAN-US Dialogue, which was held via video conference on August 5 to discuss cooperation orientations between the two sides in the coming time and exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual concern.
IFC helps Vietnamese bank aid SMEs amid COVID-19 Business

IFC helps Vietnamese bank aid SMEs amid COVID-19

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) – a member of the World Bank Group – will provide another 40 million USD for the Orient Commercial Bank (OCB) to help with the support of COVID-hit clients, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
PetroVietnam subsidiaries ink deal on projects Business

PetroVietnam subsidiaries ink deal on projects

Three subsidiaries of the State-owned Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) signed a business cooperation contract (BCC) on August 3 to carry out a chain of gas, power, and service port projects.