PM requests economic recovery be accelerated Business

PM requests economic recovery be accelerated

All-level authorities and sectors need to adopt recovery acceleration plans for the remaining two months of the year for the country to record annual growth of 2-3 percent, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at the Government’s monthly meeting on October 30.
Vietnam’s COVID-19 control fuels economic growth: expert   Business

Vietnam’s COVID-19 control fuels economic growth: expert

Vietnam’s containing of the COVID-19 pandemic allowed quick reopening of local businesses, and the country is now expected to be the world’s fastest growing economy in 2020, said Ruchir Sharma, the chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.
Singapore to extend debt relief scheme World

Singapore to extend debt relief scheme

Singapore will soon adjust its debt moratorium schemes, with the regulator looking to extend the programmes to certain borrowers beyond December 31 this year, while also ensuring that those with the ability to pay should begin repayment before the moratoriums expire.
Improving sentiment lifts emerging East Asian bonds Business

Improving sentiment lifts emerging East Asian bonds

The improvement of global investment sentiment and financial conditions has provided a much-needed lift for local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia, including Vietnam, despite risks from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest issue of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Asia Bond Monitor.