Laos not immune to global economic crisis: WB ASEAN

Laos not immune to global economic crisis: WB

Laos’ economic growth is projected to decline in 2020 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and measures to contain its spread, unveiled a World Bank report on the country’s growth and debt in the year.
Singapore: Unemployment rate rises in Q3 World

Singapore: Unemployment rate rises in Q3

The overall unemployment rate in Singapore rose in the third quarter of this year to the highest level since 2009, according to the Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM).
Singapore’s retrenchment hits highest since 2009 World

Singapore’s retrenchment hits highest since 2009

Singapore’s retrenchment has reached the highest level in the past seven years since the 2007 – 2009 financial crisis, according to the latest report of the country’s Department of Manpower (MOM).
Mobile internet to boost GDP Business

Mobile internet to boost GDP

Research recently conducted by Oxford Economics says that the mobile internet sector may contribute 5.1 billion USD to Vietnam from 2015 to 2020, it was revealed at a workshop on August 2.
Recruitment demand for smartphone engineers soars Society

Recruitment demand for smartphone engineers soars

Employment demand for smartphone engineers surged and made up 14 percent of the orders placed by employers at Navigos Search in the first quarter of this year, the biggest proportion of total demand in the period.
ADB helps Vietnam improve tourism infrastructure Business

ADB helps Vietnam improve tourism infrastructure

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Vietnamese Government on November 25 signed a 50 million USD loan agreement to upgrade the country’s tourism infrastructure, boost tourist spending, and create more jobs for poor and ethnic minority communities.
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Hai Phong enjoys effective cooperation with Japanese partners

As the main gate to the East Sea of the northern provinces and a major marine economic development area, Hai Phong has many advantages to expand international cooperation and mobilise resources to become an international seaport city and a "national urban centre," the Vietnam Business Forum Magazine (VBF) has said.