Ventilators witness huge difference in prices Health

Ventilators witness huge difference in prices

With ventilators seen as essential to saving the lives of severely ill COVID-19 patients, the massive pricing gap among breathing machines bought by hospitals nationwide has triggered public scepticism.
HCM City to spend more on road infrastructure Business

HCM City to spend more on road infrastructure

HCM City will prioritise investment in road infrastructure if it receives permission to raise the budget revenue-retention ratio, according to the municipal Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan.
Indonesia to stop nickel exports World

Indonesia to stop nickel exports

Indonesia will stop exports of nickel ore immediately in the context that the world’s biggest nickel ore producer is seeking to promote domestic metallurgy industry, towards increasing the national budget revenue.
Thailand to expand infrastructure investment fund World

Thailand to expand infrastructure investment fund

Expanding the Thailand Future Fund (TFF) and tax reform are two priority policies that will boost development and help to reduce income inequality, Thai Minister of Finance Uttama Savanayana told the Bangkok Post Forum 2019 on August 5.
Philippines: Q4’s GDP growth up 6.3 percent World

Philippines: Q4’s GDP growth up 6.3 percent

The Philippines’ GDP growth rate for the fourth quarter of 2018 was edged up 6.3 percent from the same period last year, higher than the previous prediction of 6.1 percent, the Philippine Statistics Authority said on April 4.