HCM City cuts costs for first BRT route Society

HCM City cuts costs for first BRT route

Investment for Ho Chi Minh City’s first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route extending 25km between the city’s eastern and western sections has been cut by 13 million USD to 143 million USD by the municipal People’s Committee.
Banks cut home loan interest rates Business

Banks cut home loan interest rates

Interest rates of home loans at commercial banks have tended to reduce significantly since the second half of July due to low capital demand from business and production.
MoIT considers common retail power price Business

MoIT considers common retail power price

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is considering allowing households to choose a common retail power price for their electricity consumption, said Deputy Minister Hoang Quoc Vuong.
P2P firms waiting for a sandbox Business

P2P firms waiting for a sandbox

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending companies expect that the sandbox for fintech would eliminate unscrupulous businesses and help the market grow significantly.
Domestic property market facing uncertainty: Insiders Business

Domestic property market facing uncertainty: Insiders

The domestic real estate market is hoped to have growth in the fourth quarter of this year and before the Lunar New Year 2021 if, by this year-end, the domestic economy is restored to levels from before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to insiders.
ASEAN works to ensure social security for vulnerable groups amid COVID-19 ASEAN

ASEAN works to ensure social security for vulnerable groups amid COVID-19

Ministers in charge of social welfare and development from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed to cooperate together to ensure social welfare and enhance capacity of poor people and vulnerable groups to recover during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Indonesia’s real estate revenue down 70 percent World

Indonesia’s real estate revenue down 70 percent

Secretary General of the Association of Housing Development of Indonesia (Peurmahan) Daniel Djumali has announced that revenue in the country’s real estate market this year has slumped by 70 percent year-on-year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vinamilk’s US-based Driftwood donates 23,000 litres of milk Society

Vinamilk’s US-based Driftwood donates 23,000 litres of milk

Driftwood Dairy Holding Corporation, an affiliate of Vietnam’s diary producer Vinamilk in the US, has recently donated nearly 23,000 litres of fresh milk, worth 21,000 USD, to people living in Los Angeles, California, who are facing difficulties due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam stays on guard in response to COVID-19 developments: Deputy PM Health

Vietnam stays on guard in response to COVID-19 developments: Deputy PM

Facing complex developments of COVID-19 around the world, anti-pandemic forces of Vietnam always stand ready to respond, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at a meeting with representatives of the World Health Organisation (WHO), international organisations and some sectors in Hanoi on May 12.