Collaboration needed to support HCM City’s industrial products Business

Collaboration needed to support HCM City’s industrial products

Cooperation between the State, scientists, commercial banks and enterprises is needed to strengthen the development of Ho Chi Minh City’s key industrial products, a city official said at a seminar held on November 7 by the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.
EAS member nations’ ambassadors meet in Indonesia World

EAS member nations’ ambassadors meet in Indonesia

Ambassadors from member nations of the East Asia Summit (EAS) in Indonesia have gathered at a meeting in Jakarta to review cooperation within the framework of the forum and discuss preparations for the upcoming 14th EAS in Thailand.
Vietnam suggests stronger connectivity in EAS ASEAN

Vietnam suggests stronger connectivity in EAS

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on August 2 suggested participating countries of the East Asia Summit (EAS) enhance their maritime cooperation and connectivity.
Southeast Asian education chiefs meet in Malaysia World

Southeast Asian education chiefs meet in Malaysia

The 50th Conference of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO) is taking place from July 22 to July 25 at Bandar Sunway, Selangor of Malaysia under the chair of the host country’s Education Minister Maszlee Malik. ​
Seminar discusses developing quality workforce Society

Seminar discusses developing quality workforce

The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) and the Asian Development Bank held a seminar in Hanoi on July 17, discussing the development of high-quality workforce for Vietnam’s sustainable development.
Study predicts more severe droughts in Southeast Asia World

Study predicts more severe droughts in Southeast Asia

Future scenarios of drought in many parts of Southeast Asia may become more frequent and intense if actions are not taken now to build resilience, according to the latest joint study by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Vietnam attends 32nd ASEAN-US Dialogue Politics

Vietnam attends 32nd ASEAN-US Dialogue

Deputy Foreign Minister and head of Vietnam ASEAN SOM Nguyen Quoc Dung led a Vietnamese delegation to the 32nd ASEAN-US Dialogue held in Washington DC from March 27-28.
Credit growth expands 0.77 percent in two months Business

Credit growth expands 0.77 percent in two months

Vietnam’s credit growth in the first two months of this year expanded by just 0.77 percent against the end of 2018, the lowest level in the past few years, a report from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) showed.
Vietnam targets effective ODA use, management   Business

Vietnam targets effective ODA use, management

Vietnam will focus on handling bottlenecks and promoting the disbursement and effective use of official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans from donors between 2018 and 2020, per a plan recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
ADB approves 7.8 bln USD credit package for Philippines’ economic growth World

ADB approves 7.8 bln USD credit package for Philippines’ economic growth

The Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s Board of Directors has approved a new six-year country partnership strategy with the Philippines, under which the bank will provide a credit package worth 7.8 billion USD to the Southeast Asian country until 2021 to support it in attaining sustained high and inclusive economic growth.
Vietnam needs to adapt to digitisation Sci-Tech

Vietnam needs to adapt to digitisation

Vietnam needs to improve the quality of its technical and vocational education and training to meet the requirements of digitisation and industry 4.0, a conference heard in HCM City on September 18.