Component 3 of SwissTrade programme launched Business

Component 3 of SwissTrade programme launched

The Innovation and Competitiveness Grant Facility (ICG Facility) of the SwissTrade programme will providing 10 – 15 selected small grant projects with funding of up to 150,000 USD each during a period of 12 – 24 months, heard a conference held in Hanoi on July 25.
Malaysia witnesses strong economic recovery World

Malaysia witnesses strong economic recovery

Malaysia’s economic recovery remains in sight with a better trend as signalled by Malaysia's macroeconomic performance in April 2022 amid global uncertainty, said the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DoSM).
UOB revises up Vietnam’s 2022 GDP growth forecast to 7% Business

UOB revises up Vietnam’s 2022 GDP growth forecast to 7%

The Singapore-based United Overseas Bank (UOB) has revised up Vietnam’s 2022 GDP growth forecast to 7.0% from 6.5%, assuming no further severe domestic disruptions from COVID-19, and projected growth of around 7.6 – 7.8% in the second half of the year (H2).
Malaysia’s trade up 21.5 percent in Jan-May World

Malaysia’s trade up 21.5 percent in Jan-May

Malaysia's trade in the first five months of 2022 climbed by 25.1 percent to 1.085 trillion RM (247.6 billion USD) compared to the same period last year, according to the Malaysian Ministry of International Trade & Industry (MITI).
President hails strong performance of Army Corps 11 Politics

President hails strong performance of Army Corps 11

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended a ceremony in Hanoi on June 9 to mark the 40th anniversary of Army Corps 11 under the Ministry of National Defence, during which he presented the third-class Fatherland Protection Order to the engineering corps.
AFC lauds U23 Vietnam’s brave performance against defending champions RoK Culture - Sports

AFC lauds U23 Vietnam’s brave performance against defending champions RoK

Vietnam fought back from a goal down to hold the Republic of Korea (RoK) 1-1 in Group C of the ongoing AFC U23 Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2022 on June 5, meaning that the defending champions were denied of the opportunity to seal their berth in the knockout stage with a match to spare while Vietnam, runners-up in 2018, are still very much in the race to advance.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc praises communal public security force Politics

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc praises communal public security force

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc praised the contributions of the public security force of communes in safeguarding national security and protecting people's lives while attending an art programme held on June 5 night to honour 63 outstanding heads of public security in communes across the country.
Art performance honours President Ho Chi Minh Culture - Sports

Art performance honours President Ho Chi Minh

A special art programme was held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 5 to mark the 132nd birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19, 1890-2022) and 111 years since the late leader left the country to seek the way for national salvation (June 5, 1911-2022).
Singapore meets medal targets at SEA Games 31 World

Singapore meets medal targets at SEA Games 31

Singaporean athletes have achieved their targets set for the ongoing 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) in Vietnam, said Chief of the Singapore Sports Institute Dr. Su Chun Wei at a press conference on May 22.