ADB: Thailand’s economy to shrink by 8 percent in 2020 World

ADB: Thailand’s economy to shrink by 8 percent in 2020

Despite relatively effective containment of Covid-19, the impact of the pandemic on Thailand's economy has been more severe than expected and economic recovery remains elusive, with annual GDP poised to shrink by 8 percent, says the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Vietnam aims to contain COVID-19 within one month Politics

Vietnam aims to contain COVID-19 within one month

The Government will take more drastic actions to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the next one month, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while concluding the government's regular meeting for March on April 1.
FTAs to bring both opportunities and challenges: Minister Business

FTAs to bring both opportunities and challenges: Minister

Joining new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs) ​​will help Vietnam diversify its economic and trade relations, especially expanding import and export markets, avoiding excessive dependence on a specific region and helping the economy cope better with external fluctuations.
Indonesia’s budget deficit rises in 11 months World

Indonesia’s budget deficit rises in 11 months

Indonesia’s budget deficit neared 26.28 billion USD during January - November, or 2.29 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP), compared to 1.8 percent of the GDP during the same period last year.