ASEAN finance ministers, central bank governors meet in Thailand World

ASEAN finance ministers, central bank governors meet in Thailand

The 23rd ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting (AFMM) and the fifth ASEAN Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' Meeting (AFMGM) took place in Chiang Rai, Thailand, on April 5 under the chair of Thai Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong and Governor of Thai Central Bank Veerathai Santiprabhob.
Prime Minister meets with foreign leaders in Davos Politics

Prime Minister meets with foreign leaders in Davos

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had bilateral meetings with many foreign leaders and business executives on January 24 (local time) on the sidelines of the annual conference of the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2019 in Davos.
ADB loan helps Philippines expand financial services World

ADB loan helps Philippines expand financial services

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on September 19 announced that it had approved a 300 million USD loan to support the Philippine government's effort to expand financial services across the country, especially among entrepreneurs, small businesses, farmers, workers, and individuals, including women and vulnerable households.
APEC 2017: Finance ministers discuss cooperation priorities in 2017 Business

APEC 2017: Finance ministers discuss cooperation priorities in 2017

APEC finance ministers will focus on discussing four cooperation priorities in 2017, including long-term infrastructure investment, base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS), disaster risk financing and insurance (DRFI), and inclusive finance, at their 24th meeting and related events in Hoi An city, the central province of Quang Nam, from October 19-21.
APEC Finance Ministers to meet in Quang Nam Business

APEC Finance Ministers to meet in Quang Nam

About 300 international and domestic delegates, including financial ministers, leaders of financial agencies and central banks from 21 APEC economies, will gather for the APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings slated for October 19-21 in the central province of Quang Nam.
Banks urged to serve low earners Business

Banks urged to serve low earners

Vietnam has significant room to promote inclusive finance, given 70 percent of its population is living in rural areas and many are locked out of the conventional banking system due to low income, experts have said.
 President welcomes Queen of Netherlands Politics

President welcomes Queen of Netherlands

President Tran Dai Quang hosted a reception in Hanoi on May 31 for Queen of the Netherlands Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, who is on a working visit to Vietnam.