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Prospects look good for Vietnam’s economy in 2019

Business

Prospects look good for Vietnam’s economy in 2019

Vietnam has experienced a year of socio-economic achievements. For example, economic growth continues at a high level; the macroeconomic environment remains stable; inflation is under control; the trade surplus is at record levels; and the State budget deficit is stable.

Vietnam can grow fast and sustainably: Prime Minister

Politics

Vietnam can grow fast and sustainably: Prime Minister

Vietnam can achieve fast and sustainable economic growth without having to choose between growth quality and speed, stated Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the Vietnam Economic Forum (VEF) 2019’s plenary and high-level policy dialogue in Hanoi on January 17.

Thailand leans towards more humane refugee policy

World

Thailand leans towards more humane refugee policy

Thailand’s immigration chief Surachate Hakparn vowed on January 17 not to force refugees to return home “involuntarily” after a Saudi woman’s plea for resettlement drew global attention to the Southeast Asian country, which does not recognise asylum seekers.

Cuba’s 60th Liberation Day marked in HCM City

Politics

Cuba’s 60th Liberation Day marked in HCM City

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City hosted a ceremony on January 17 to celebrate Cuba’s 60th Liberation Day with the participation of municipal leaders, representatives of the Cuban Consulate General and the Cuban community in the city.

CPTPP unlikely to hit auto prices

Business

CPTPP unlikely to hit auto prices

The prices of imported automobiles in the Vietnamese market may not reduce as much as expected after the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) came into effect on January 14, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.