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Singapore’s October exports up 8.3 percent

World

Singapore’s October exports up 8.3 percent

Singapore’s exports growth picked up the annual pace in October and handily beat forecasts, thanks to a continued surge in pharmaceutical shipments though the key electronics sector contracted again.

Cuban leader Miguel Diaz-Canel concludes Vietnam visit

Politics

Cuban leader Miguel Diaz-Canel concludes Vietnam visit

President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of Cuba Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez and his spouse concluded their three-day official friendship visit to Vietnam on November 10 at the invitation of the President and Prime Minister of Vietnam.

Vietnam – Japan exchange programme marks bilateral ties

Business

Vietnam – Japan exchange programme marks bilateral ties

The 4th Vietnam – Japan Culture and Trade Exchange Programme was opened in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on November 2 jointly by the municipal People’s Committee, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), and the Japanese General Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City.

IMF forecasts higher growth for Thailand

World

IMF forecasts higher growth for Thailand

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its Thai economic growth projections for this year and next from 3.9 percent to 4.6 percent and 3.8 percent to 3.9 percent, respectively.