Retirement age to rise as from 2021 Society

Retirement age to rise as from 2021

The retirement age for male and female workers will increase from 60 and 55 at present to 62 and 60 respectively in 2028 and 2035 under the revised Labour Code passed by the legislature on November 20
ADB revises down Laos’ economic growth outlook World

ADB revises down Laos’ economic growth outlook

Laos’ economic growth will be moderate in 2019 and 2020, projected to be at 6.2 percent, slightly lower than April forecast of 6.5 percent, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.
Singapore likely to hold general election this year World

Singapore likely to hold general election this year

The Prime Minister’s Office of Singapore said on September 4 that Lee Hsien Loong has decided to form a panel to review electoral boundaries, in a strong signal that a general election could be just months away.
Vietnam’s PMI falls to 51.4 in August Business

Vietnam’s PMI falls to 51.4 in August

Vietnam’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) posted 51.4 in August, remaining above the 50.0 no-change mark, but falling from 52.6 in July to signal a weaker overall improvement in business conditions.