Manufacturing sector drives economic growth Business

Manufacturing sector drives economic growth

The manufacturing and processing industry drove economic growth in 2019 with production volume increasing 11.29 percent over the previous year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnam – Laos great friendship further developed Politics

Vietnam – Laos great friendship further developed

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith is set to lead a high-ranking delegation of the Lao government to visit Vietnam and co-chair the 42nd meeting of the Vietnam – Laos Inter-Governmental Committee in Hanoi from January 2-4.
Vietnamese, Lao investment ministers talk cooperation Politics

Vietnamese, Lao investment ministers talk cooperation

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung held talks with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Planning and Investment of Laos Sonsay Siphandone in Hanoi on December 23 to review cooperation between the two ministries over the past years and seek ways to boost ties next year.
NA Chairwoman arrives in Kazan, begining Russia visit Politics

NA Chairwoman arrives in Kazan, begining Russia visit

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan arrived in Kazan city, the Republic of Tatarstan, on December 8 afternoon, beginning her official visit to Russia at the invitation of at Chairwoman of the Federation Council V. Matviyenko and Chairman of the State Duma of Russia V. Volodin.
Indonesia’s budget deficit rises to 20.1 billion USD World

Indonesia’s budget deficit rises to 20.1 billion USD

Indonesia’s Finance Ministry has announced that the country’s state budget deficit increased to 281.9 trillion Rp (20.1 billion USD) or 1.8 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in October 2019, higher than the same period year earlier of 229.7 trillion Rp or 1.56 percent of GDP.