Thailand maps out third stimulus package World

Thailand maps out third stimulus package

Thailand’s relevant agencies, including the finance ministry and central, bank are working to revise a new stimulus package in order to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic worth more than 500 billion baht (15.3 billion USD).
Hanoi reports 3.27-percent GRDP growth in Q1 Business

Hanoi reports 3.27-percent GRDP growth in Q1

Hanoi posted an increase of 3.27 percent in Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) in the first quarter of 2020 – the lowest in recent years, according to the municipal Statistics Office.
Malaysia widens fiscal deficit target World

Malaysia widens fiscal deficit target

Malaysia expects its fiscal deficit to widen to 4 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) this year because of the 58 billion USD stimulus measures announced to counter the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy.
Construction firms face difficulties due to COVID-19 pandemic  Business

Construction firms face difficulties due to COVID-19 pandemic

The complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic have seriously affected a large number of enterprises, especially construction companies, as their business and production saw not very good results in the first quarter of 2020, according to a survey by the General Statistics Office.
Fighting against virus with traditional music Culture - Sports

Fighting against virus with traditional music

After many modern tunes have encouraged citizens to help stop the COVID-19 pandemic, now it is the turn of traditional Vietnamese music. One of the earliest works is a song entitled Tieu Diet Corona (Destroy Corona) by Xam Ha Thanh (Hanoi buskers’ singing group).
Vietnamese students in Laos stay calm amid COVID-19 pandemic Society

Vietnamese students in Laos stay calm amid COVID-19 pandemic

Almost Vietnamese students pursuing their study at the National University of Laos in Vientiane have stayed calm and abided by health quarantine regulations rather than return to Vietnam in order to avoid creating a burden on the homeland’s medical system amid the COVID pandemic.
Promoting national solidarity, cooperation in COVID-19 fight: PM Society

Promoting national solidarity, cooperation in COVID-19 fight: PM

The most important task at this crucial time is promoting the unity, solidarity and cooperation of all people throughout the country to cope with any pandemic situation, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a teleconference with five centrally-run cities – Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hai Phong, Can Tho and Da Nang on March 29. ​
Pandemic has no impact on plastic firm Business

Pandemic has no impact on plastic firm

The global spread of COVID-19 has had an insignificant impact on An Phat Bioplastics JSC’s performance in the first three months, shareholders were told on March 25.
HCM City shows good external-relation performance in COVID-19 fight Politics

HCM City shows good external-relation performance in COVID-19 fight

The Ho Chi Minh City Foreign Affairs Office has closely coordinated with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and foreign diplomatic representative agencies to effectively cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, contributing to the promotion of friendliness and hospitality of Vietnamese people to international friends.