IMF cuts growth forecast for Philippines World

IMF cuts growth forecast for Philippines

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has further slashed its economic growth forecast for the Philippines for 2019 and 2020 to 5.7 percent and 6.2 percent, respectively, as the economy slowed down in the second quarter and external environment worsens.
Nutritional deficiency badly affects Vietnamese children: UNICEF Health

Nutritional deficiency badly affects Vietnamese children: UNICEF

One in every three Vietnamese children under the age of five is either malnourished or overweight as a result of poor diets and a food system that is failing them, heard a ceremony in Hanoi on October 16 to release the UNICEF’s State of the World’s Children 2019 report.
PM: Developing collective economy must start from people’s demand Business

PM: Developing collective economy must start from people’s demand

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed that developing the collective economy must start from people’s demand, during a teleconference in Hanoi on October 14 reviewing the 15-year implementation of the resolution on renewing, developing and improving the efficiency of the collective economy and cooperatives.
NA Vice Chairwoman busy with sidelines meetings at IPU-141 Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman busy with sidelines meetings at IPU-141

Vietnamese NA Permanent Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong had separate meetings on October 13 with officials of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and Myanmar’s parliament on the sidelines of the 141st Assembly of the IPU (IPU-141) in Belgrade, Serbia.
ACV proposed as investor in Long Thanh airport Business

ACV proposed as investor in Long Thanh airport

The Government has proposed naming the State-owned Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) as the main investor for the first phase of Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai.
HCM City to preserve 16 old villas Society

HCM City to preserve 16 old villas

The HCM City Development and Research Institute has proposed preserving 16 villas built before 1975 because of their historical and cultural importance.
Announcement of Party Central Committee’s 11th plenum Politics

Announcement of Party Central Committee’s 11th plenum

Implementing the agenda of the whole tenure, the 12th Party Central Committee convened its 11th plenary meeting in Hanoi from October 7-12 to discuss and give opinions on draft reports to be submitted to the 13th National Party Congress.
Prime Minister commits support to Samsung Vietnam Politics

Prime Minister commits support to Samsung Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 11 affirmed that the Vietnamese Government always provides all possible support for investors, including those from the Republic of Korea and Samsung Vietnam, to expand operations in the country.