HCM City to issue regulation on databases Society

HCM City to issue regulation on databases

A regulation on Ho Chi Minh City’s common-use databases is expected to be issued in the third quarter of this year, Nguyen Thien Nhan, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee, said at a recent conference to review the past 18 months of project implementation.
Vietnam, Argentina step up trade ties Business

Vietnam, Argentina step up trade ties

The Vietnamese Embassy in Argentina and the Argentine Chamber of Commerce for Asia on June 6 co-organised a workshop to introduce business cooperation opportunities in Vietnam.
Central bank to continue managing monetary policy  Business

Central bank to continue managing monetary policy

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) said on May 30 that it will continue to coordinate with relevant Vietnamese ministries and agencies regarding the US Department of Treasury’s issues of concern, in the spirit of cooperation.
Singapore lowers economic growth forecast for 2019 World

Singapore lowers economic growth forecast for 2019

Singapore’s annual economic growth slipped to the lowest rate in nearly a decade during this year’s first quarter as manufacturing slowed down in the wake of the prolonged US-China trade war, prompting a downgrade to the city-state’s full-year growth forecast.
APEC economies vow support for free trade World

APEC economies vow support for free trade

Twenty one member economies of the Asia – Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum have voiced their support for free trade in the context that global economy is being affected by the US-China trade war.
US works to attract Vietnamese investors: VOA Business

US works to attract Vietnamese investors: VOA

US economic officials have been holding events in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City throughout the year to lure Vietnamese firms into joining a delegation to Washington, DC, which is scheduled for June 10-12, to explore investment opportunities, reported the Voice of America (VOA).