ADB forecasts Vietnam’s economic growth at 1.8 percent in 2020 Business

ADB forecasts Vietnam’s economic growth at 1.8 percent in 2020

Vietnam’s economy is forecast to expand 1.8 percent in 2020 amid the coronavirus and bounce back in next year, while economies across developing Asia will contract this year for the first time in nearly six decades but recovery will resume next year, according to a recent report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Vietnam benefits from firms’ moving out of China Business

Vietnam benefits from firms’ moving out of China

Vietnam, boasting complete infrastructure, abundant industrial property on offer and a line-up of inked free trade pacts, is an attractive destination for world’s leading corporations, who are shifting production out of China due to high costs, said real estate consulting company CBRE Vietnam.
Vietnam among 10 fastest-growing economies Business

Vietnam among 10 fastest-growing economies

While growth is set to ease in 2019, Vietnam will still be among the top 10 fastest-growing economies globally, according to the “Economic Insight: South-East Asia” report recently released by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
Vietnam promotes tourism through digital technology Travel

Vietnam promotes tourism through digital technology

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) aims to develop programmes and projects on technological research and application in order to improve the efficiency of tourism promotion in foreign markets, said a VNAT official.
RoK to spend 328 mln USD to develop bio tech in 2018 World

RoK to spend 328 mln USD to develop bio tech in 2018

The government of the Republic of Korea said on January 2 that it will spend 349 billion won (328 million USD) this year to develop new bio technology, as part of efforts to become a global biotech and medical industry hub.
Role of livestock in achieving SDGs in spotlight Business

Role of livestock in achieving SDGs in spotlight

Experts and policy-makers from eight Southeast Asian countries gathered in a workshop on “The Role of Livestock in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia” in Hanoi on November 16.