Union confederation extends help to workers as Tet approaches Society

Union confederation extends help to workers as Tet approaches

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) will set aside part of its accumulated trade union funds to support trade unionists and workers facing difficulties during the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday - Vietnam’s biggest traditional festival which falls in mid-February this year.
Russian expert commends Vietnam’s 2020 economic success World

Russian expert commends Vietnam’s 2020 economic success

Professor Vladimir Mazyrin, leader of the Centre for Vietnamese and ASEAN Studies of the Far East Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, has described the results of economic development of Vietnam in 2020 as an extraordinary success.
Workers in industrial zones face dual challenges amid pandemic Society

Workers in industrial zones face dual challenges amid pandemic

Workers, especially in industrial zones, are encountering dual challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic: keeping their job in uncertain times while continuing to demand that their rights and entitlements remain protected, the deputy head of Cooperation at the EU Delegation to Vietnam said.
Da Nang’s economy hit hard by COVID-19 Business

Da Nang’s economy hit hard by COVID-19

Da Nang’s gross regional domestic product (GRDP) has been estimated to be down 9.77 percent this year to about 100 trillion VND compared to 2019 due to COVID-19, a press conference held on December 29 to announce the central city’s socio-economic figures for 2020 heard.
UKVFTA ushers in new opportunities for Vietnam-UK trade Business

UKVFTA ushers in new opportunities for Vietnam-UK trade

The conclusion of the UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) demonstrates the importance of Vietnam as a market and its heightened position in the eyes of the UK, Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK Tran Ngoc An told the Vietnam News Agency after the finalisation of the bilateral trade deal in Hanoi on December 11.
Economic development key to job creation: Official Business

Economic development key to job creation: Official

Economic development and business expansion are crucial to job creation, which in itself is significant for sustainable poverty reduction, according to Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung.
NA Chairwoman meets voters in Can Tho Politics

NA Chairwoman meets voters in Can Tho

The National Assembly (NA) has paid close attention to the heavy toll that natural disasters have caused to many areas of Vietnam, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said while meeting with voters in Cai Rang and Phong Dien districts in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on November 24.
Asia Times highlights Vietnam’s positive economic growth World

Asia Times highlights Vietnam’s positive economic growth

Vietnam will be one of the few nations worldwide to record positive economic growth in 2020 despite a global collapse in trade, travel and investment caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an article recently published by the English language news media publishing group Asia Times.
Singapore’s GDP contracts by 7 percent in Q3 ASEAN

Singapore’s GDP contracts by 7 percent in Q3

Based on advance estimates for the third quarter of 2020, the Singapore economy expanded by 7.9 percent on a quarter-on-quarter seasonally-adjusted basis, rebounding from the 13.2 percent contraction in the preceding quarter.
Can Tho’s Q4 GRDP growth forecast at 2.91 percent Business

Can Tho’s Q4 GRDP growth forecast at 2.91 percent

Gross regional domestic product (GRDP) growth in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in the fourth quarter of this year has been forecast at 2.91 percent, according to the Director of the municipal Department of Statistics, Le Ngoc Bay.
Labour market posts signs of recovery in Q3 Business

Labour market posts signs of recovery in Q3

More jobs were created in the third quarter of this year on the back of the country’s economic resurgence, a press conference held by the General Statistics Office (GSO) on October 6 heard.
ASEAN 2020: Meeting held promoting regional sustainable finance ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: Meeting held promoting regional sustainable finance

Solutions to promoting sustainable finance in ASEAN, digital transformation in the financial service sector amid the fourth Industrial Revolution, comprehensive financial solutions, and regional digital commerce links were on the agenda of the 6th ASEAN Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting (AFMGM), held online on October 2.