Vietnam's economy to grow 6.8 percent in 2021: World Bank Business

Vietnam's economy to grow 6.8 percent in 2021: World Bank

Vietnam’s prospects appear positive as the economy is projected to grow by about 6.8 percent in 2021 and, thereafter, stabilise at around 6.5 percent, according to the latest World Bank’s economic update for Vietnam “Taking Stock”.
PM approves proposal on national tourism conference Business

PM approves proposal on national tourism conference

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a proposal on organising a national conference on tourism submitted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the People’s Committee of central Quang Nam province.
FDI inflow in real estate rises four times in Q3 Business

FDI inflow in real estate rises four times in Q3

New foreign direct investment (FDI) in the real estate sector increased four times quarter-on-quarter to 2.35 billion USD in the third quarter, according to statistics of the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Vietnam on way to becoming cashless nation Business

Vietnam on way to becoming cashless nation

Over the past years, the Vietnamese Government has kept promoting non-cash payment with domestic or international credit cards and debit cards such as Mastercard, and launched e-wallet models. ​
Urban railways help cut greenhouse gas emissions: JICA survey Society

Urban railways help cut greenhouse gas emissions: JICA survey

Urban railways are an effective means of transport that will help cut greenhouse gas emissions in Hanoi and HCM City, which have both experienced serious air pollution in recent years, according to a survey by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Vietjet inaugurates Bangkok–Ubon Ratchathani route Business

Vietjet inaugurates Bangkok–Ubon Ratchathani route

Thai Vietjet, a subsidiary of Vietnamese budget airline Vietjet Air, has commenced its maiden flight from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Ubon Ratchathani, one of the four major cities of Isan, a region in northeastern Thailand, also known as the "big four of Isan".