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Singapore’s economy to grow 2.6 percent next year

World

Singapore’s economy to grow 2.6 percent next year

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on December 12 announced the results of its recent survey that Singapore’s economy will grow only 2.6 percent in 2019 due to the negative impacts of protectionism and a trade war between the US and China, the world’s first and second largest economies.

Vietnam among 10 fastest-growing economies

Business

Vietnam among 10 fastest-growing economies

While growth is set to ease in 2019, Vietnam will still be among the top 10 fastest-growing economies globally, according to the “Economic Insight: South-East Asia” report recently released by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Vietnam works to improve skills of young labourers

Society

Vietnam works to improve skills of young labourers

Training workers with new skills in the context of international integration and the Fourth Industrial Revolution is the top priority of Vietnam, Deputy Minister of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep said at a conference held in Hanoi on December 3.

North-South expressway project to select investors

Business

North-South expressway project to select investors

The Ministry of Transport (MoT) will sell bidding documents to select investors for the North-South expressway project in the coming time, said Nguyen Danh Huy, head of the ministry’s Department of Public-Private Partnership (PPP).