Malaysian minister upbeat about economic growth in 2021 ASEAN

Malaysian minister upbeat about economic growth in 2021

Malaysia can achieve its 2021 gross domestic product (GDP) growth target of between 6.0 and 7.5 percent if the COVID-19 health crisis can be stabilised after the eventual lifting of the Movement Control Order (MCO 3.0), said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy) Mustapa Mohamed.
US newspaper lauds Vietnam’s drastic approach to COVID-19 Society

US newspaper lauds Vietnam’s drastic approach to COVID-19

The US’s newswire vox.com on April 23 published an article highlighting Vietnam’s effective measures against the COVID-19 pandemic, affirming that early and drastic actions such as border shutdown have helped Vietnam keep virus variants at bay while growing its economy.
NESDC: Thai economy posts highest contraction since 1998  World

NESDC: Thai economy posts highest contraction since 1998

The State planning agency National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) of Thailand said on February 15 that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) shrank 6.1 percent in 2020 due to the wide spread of COVID-19 pandemic, the highest contraction in the past more than two decades.
New Zealand media: Vietnam - the time has come World

New Zealand media: Vietnam - the time has come

Vietnam has started to emerge as the latest Asian nation with a strengthening position in the region, and a future high potential for economic growth, wrote Murat Ungor, a Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Otago in his article run by New Zealand’s website asiamediacentre.org.nz on January 18.
Developing Asian economies to contract less than expected: ADB World

Developing Asian economies to contract less than expected: ADB

Economic activity in developing Asia is forecast to contract by 0.4 percent this year, an improvement from the -0.7 percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast in September, according to a report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).