HCM City accelerates disbursement of public investment capital Business

HCM City accelerates disbursement of public investment capital

Ho Chi Minh City had disbursed nearly 21.28 trillion VND (920 million USD at current exchange rate) of public investment capital as of August 23, fulfilling 50.5 percent of the assigned capital this year, the city’s Department of Planning and Investment reported.
ASEAN prioritises RCEP signing by year’s end ASEAN

ASEAN prioritises RCEP signing by year’s end

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has agreed to prioritise its signining of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) with six free trade partners by the end of this year.
Cambodia backs use of digital technology World

Cambodia backs use of digital technology

Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak called for the use of digital technology to restore trust between businesses and customers, during the 52nd Meeting of ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-52) on August 29.
Security keychain tags help ease social disorder in Kien Giang Videos

Security keychain tags help ease social disorder in Kien Giang

First introduced in 2018 by police in Rach Gia city, Kien Giang province, security keychain tags with the hotline of local police printed on them have proven both effective and practical. With more than 1,000 messages sent, including over 800 important tips, the tags have helped police prevent or solve cases of disorder in the coastal city in the Mekong Delta.
ASEAN, India seek ways to foster economic growth ASEAN

ASEAN, India seek ways to foster economic growth

Economic ministers of 10 ASEAN member states and India discussed measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and maintain macro-economic stability at the 17th AEM-India Consultations held within the framework of the 52nd ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM-52) on August 29.
Schools ready for new academic year Society

Schools ready for new academic year

More than 50 provinces and cities nationwide have announced schedules for the new school year and prepared scenarios to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Price of RON95 petrol up slightly on August 27 Business

Price of RON95 petrol up slightly on August 27

The ceiling retail price of RON95 petrol was adjusted up 192 VND to 15,114 VND (0.65 USD) a litre in the latest review by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance on August 27.
ASEAN senior officials convene online meeting ASEAN

ASEAN senior officials convene online meeting

The 38th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Energy (SOME 38) took place online on August 24 to review a series of activities and prepare for the upcoming 38th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM).
Vietnam, China to hold celebrations for 20th anniversary of land border treaty Politics

Vietnam, China to hold celebrations for 20th anniversary of land border treaty

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Chinese State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will co-chair celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Vietnam–China Land Border Treaty and the 10th anniversary of the implementation of three legal documents on land border, in the northern province of Quang Ninh on August 23.