Thailand’s economy forecast to grow 2.5 percent in 2021 World

Thailand’s economy forecast to grow 2.5 percent in 2021

Thailand's gross domestic product (GDP) growth is forecast at 2.5 percent this year, provided that the government maintains strict measures to contain new COVID-19 infections until February, said Krungthai Compass – a research unit of the Krungthai Bank.
PetroVietnam must continue as role model: PM Business

PetroVietnam must continue as role model: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 11 said the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) needs to remain a role model in expanding markets, optimising opportunities, connecting investment, and reviving growth, among other matters.
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.
Digital transformation vital for sustainable tourism growth Travel

Digital transformation vital for sustainable tourism growth

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on Vietnam’s economy in general and its tourism sector in particular. Digital transformation has now become even more imperative, allowing enterprises and management agencies to boost capacity and business efficiency. This view was widely shared at the recent 2020 Vietnam International Travel Mart in Hanoi.
Wood industry regains growth momentum Business

Wood industry regains growth momentum

Despite a tough year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the national wood sector sets to achieve its export turnover target of 12 billion USD, and some wood processing businesses have so many orders while they are in short of workers to complete them, according to the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (Vietforest).
Vietnam, US eye stronger trade ties Business

Vietnam, US eye stronger trade ties

Vietnam and the US will step up the establishment of production chains and market connectivity to ensure balanced and sustainable development, a forum in HCM City on November 18 heard.
Wood industry regains growth momentum Business

Wood industry regains growth momentum

Despite a tough year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the national wood sector looks set to achieve its export turnover target of 12 billion USD, and some wood processing businesses have so many orders while they are in short of workers to complete them, according to the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (Vietforest).
ASEAN Smart Logistics Network launched ASEAN

ASEAN Smart Logistics Network launched

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong, via videoconference, witnessed on November 14 the launch of the ASEAN Smart Logistics Network (ASLN) with the Vinh Phuc ICD Logistics Centre (SuperPort) its first project.
Tra fish exporters struggle with production, exports Business

Tra fish exporters struggle with production, exports

Tra (pangasius) fish farming has been hit by a double whammy of COVID-19 and prolonged saltwater intrusion in rivers in the Mekong Delta region, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).