ASEAN Year 2020 logo announced Society

ASEAN Year 2020 logo announced

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism officially announced the official logo of the ASEAN Year 2020 at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 3.
Singaporean SMEs scale back expansion plans World

Singaporean SMEs scale back expansion plans

Expectations of business expansion among Singapore small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have sunk to the lowest since 2009, according to a quarterly survey by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and Experian that was announced on December 23. ​
Vietnam’s November PMI up from last month Business

Vietnam’s November PMI up from last month

The Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index registered 51.0 in November, up from the neutral reading of 50.0 in October, according to the latest IHS Markit report released in early December.
PM promises to create optimal conditions for US enterprises Business

PM promises to create optimal conditions for US enterprises

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed the Vietnamese government’s determination to reform the country’s business environment and provide all possible support for foreign enterprises, including those from the US, to do business in Vietnam.
VN-Index forecast to keep upward trend Business

VN-Index forecast to keep upward trend

The VN-Index is expected to enter an uptrend towards a new resistance zone after successfully penetrating the psychological resistance mark of 1,000 points, analysts said.
Philippines, Russia expand defence cooperation World

Philippines, Russia expand defence cooperation

Russia has appointed its first defense attaché to the Philippines in over 40 years, showing increased defence cooperation between the two countries, according to the Russian Embassy in the Southeast Asian nation.
Vietnam’s PMI falls to 51.4 in August Business

Vietnam’s PMI falls to 51.4 in August

Vietnam’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) posted 51.4 in August, remaining above the 50.0 no-change mark, but falling from 52.6 in July to signal a weaker overall improvement in business conditions.
“August 19” – immortal melodies Videos

“August 19” – immortal melodies

On the morning of August 19th, 1945, the Viet Minh forces and the people of Hanoi took control of key offices of the French-backed administration, paving the way for a general uprising to seize power.