Thailand to expand infrastructure investment fund World

Thailand to expand infrastructure investment fund

Expanding the Thailand Future Fund (TFF) and tax reform are two priority policies that will boost development and help to reduce income inequality, Thai Minister of Finance Uttama Savanayana told the Bangkok Post Forum 2019 on August 5.
WB, Japan help Vietnam improve taxation management Business

WB, Japan help Vietnam improve taxation management

The World Bank (WB) and the State Bank of Vietnam on August 2 signed an agreement worth 4.2 million USD in non-refundable aid provided by the Japanese government to launch a taxation system modernisation project in Vietnam.
Tax collection up 12.3 percent in 2018 Business

Tax collection up 12.3 percent in 2018

The taxation sector collected more than 1.14 quadrillion VND (49.46 billion USD) in tax for the State budget in 2018, equal to 107.2 percent of estimates and up 12.3 percent from 2017.
Lawmakers discuss State budget estimate for 2018, 2019 Politics

Lawmakers discuss State budget estimate for 2018, 2019

Lawmakers discussed the State budget estimate for 2018 and the allocation for 2019, as well as the State budget financial plan for 2019-2021 during the ongoing sixth session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) in Hanoi on October 29, which was broadcast live nationwide.
Malaysia exerts efforts to improve financial situation World

Malaysia exerts efforts to improve financial situation

The Malaysian government announced on August 29 that it will set up two committees to help reduce the country's fiscal deficit to 2.8 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product, according to Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
Experts discuss finance in digital era Business

Experts discuss finance in digital era

The function of finance has developed remarkably in recent times to meet the constant changes brought about by technological evolution, heard a seminar in Ho Chi Minh on November 22.
First Vietnam Real Estate Forum to be held Business

First Vietnam Real Estate Forum to be held

As many as 800 domestic and foreign investors, property businesses and experts are expected to attend the first annual Vietnam Real Estate Forum, which will be held on November 15.
APEC 2017: PM attends Vietnam Business Summit Business

APEC 2017: PM attends Vietnam Business Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a speech before 2,000 businesses from the Asia-Pacific region and the world at the Vietnam Business Summit 2017 that opened in Da Nang on November 7.
WB President backs Indonesia’s tax reform World

WB President backs Indonesia’s tax reform

President of the WB Group, Jim Yong Kim, has expressed his support to the Indonesian government’s plan on tax reform in an effort to increase the state budget, reported Antara News Agency.
WB assists Vietnam’s tax reform Business

WB assists Vietnam’s tax reform

A delegation from the World Bank (WB) recently worked with Vietnamese partners to prepare for a project modernising the tax system in Vietnam, according to Deputy Finance Minister Do Hoang Anh Tuan.
ANZ predicts robust VN growth Business

ANZ predicts robust VN growth

Vietnam is likely to have something to crow about during the Year of the Rooster as several factors will facilitate socio-economic growth, ANZ Vietnam said on February 24.