Japan provides Cambodia with over 200 million USD loan for COVID-19 relief World

Japan provides Cambodia with over 200 million USD loan for COVID-19 relief

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on November 10 signed a loan agreement with the Cambodian government to provide a Japanese Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan of about 240 million USD for the COVID-19 Crisis Response Emergency Support Loan, JICA said in a statement on November 18.
Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership Politics

Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership

Vietnam and the UK issued a “Joint Declaration on the Vietnam - UK Strategic Partnership: Forging Ahead for Another 10 Years” after the talks in Hanoi on September 30 between Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and UK First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Dominic Rabb. Following is the full text of the joint declaration.
National financial strategy’s implementation promoted Business

National financial strategy’s implementation promoted

The Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam has asked units to regularly review and assess the implementation outcomes to determine the possibility of fulfilling assigned tasks in order to have suitable solutions, ensuring set goals.
PV Gas picks up sustainable energy award Business

PV Gas picks up sustainable energy award

The PetroVietnam Gas Corporation (PV Gas), a subsidiary of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), was among the top 50 Vietnamese firms receiving the 2019 sustainable energy award.
Vietnam - attractive, safe investment destination: official Business

Vietnam - attractive, safe investment destination: official

Vietnam has proved that it is an attractive and safe destination for investors, as reflected through positive signs in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country in the first five months of this year, according to an official from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
Indonesia promotes development of pharmaceutical sector World

Indonesia promotes development of pharmaceutical sector

The Indonesian government has set up a pharmaceutical holding company responsible for providing feedstock for the local pharmaceutical sector, helping reduce the nation’s dependency on imports of medical raw materials from 90 percent to 75 percent.
Capital convergence helps boost poverty reduction Society

Capital convergence helps boost poverty reduction

The policy of concentrating trusted capital from the local budget to support the poor to the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) has generated a motivation boosting the country’s economic development.