Stock market celebrates 20th birthday Business

Stock market celebrates 20th birthday

A ceremony was held in HCM City on July 20 in the presence of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to mark the 20th anniversary of Vietnam’s stock market and the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE).
Indonesian House of Representatives approves assistance funds to SOEs World

Indonesian House of Representatives approves assistance funds to SOEs

The Indonesian House of Representatives has approved the proposal for government assistance in the form of state capital participation (PMN), disbursement of government debt to State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) and loan funds worth 151.15 trillion Rp (10.32 billion USD) for a number of SOEs.
H1 State budget revenue in HCM City plummets Business

H1 State budget revenue in HCM City plummets

Ho Chi Minh City witnessed a sharp fall in the State budget revenue but a surge in spending during the first half of 2020 due to COVID-19 impact, according to the municipal Statistics Office.
Petrolimex plans stock sale, divestment of State capital Business

Petrolimex plans stock sale, divestment of State capital

The Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) plans to sell 15 million treasury stocks in transactions held between June 16 and July 15 to mobilise capital for investment in 2020, announced chairman Pham Van Thanh at Petrolimex’s recent annual general meeting of shareholders.
Indonesia raises budget deficit to 6.34 percent of GDP World

Indonesia raises budget deficit to 6.34 percent of GDP

The Indonesian Government widened the state budget deficit to 6.34 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP), or 1,039.2 trillion IDR (73.28 billion USD), in the revised state budget 2020, from earlier 5.07 percent, or 852.9 trillion IDR.
Indonesia disburses 3.7 billion USD to support 12 SOEs World

Indonesia disburses 3.7 billion USD to support 12 SOEs

The Indonesian government has decided to spend 52.5 trillion Rp (about 3.7 billion USD) to help 12 state-owned enterprises (SOEs) resume their post-pandemic operations, towards reviving the national economy, said Finance Minister Sri Mulyani on June 3.
Indonesia rolls out 43-bln-USD stimulus for MSMEs, SOEs World

Indonesia rolls out 43-bln-USD stimulus for MSMEs, SOEs

The Indonesian government is rolling out a 641.17 trillion rupiah (43 billion USD) economic recovery stimulus, bigger than previous allocations, to soften the impact of COVID-19 on micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), as well as state-owned enterprises (SOEs).
Thai Cabinet to consider THAI rehabilitation plan World

Thai Cabinet to consider THAI rehabilitation plan

A State Enterprise Policy Committee meeting on May 18 approved a rehabilitation plan for Thai Airways International to solve the carrier’s financial difficulties, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said.
Indonesia announces economic recovery programme ASEAN

Indonesia announces economic recovery programme

The Indonesian Government on May 11 released a regulation on an economic recovery programme worth 318 trillion Rp (21.28 billion USD) which focuses on capital injections for State-owned enterprises and loan subsidies for small businesses, among others.