VIB's pre-tax profit surges 52 percent in Q3 Business

VIB's pre-tax profit surges 52 percent in Q3

The Vietnam International Bank (VIB) posted pre-tax profit of over 1.66 trillion VND (72 million USD) in the third quarter of 2020, up 30 percent month-on-month and 52 percent year-on-year, according to its third quarter 2020 financial report published recently.
17th Party Congress of Hanoi kicks off Politics

17th Party Congress of Hanoi kicks off

The 17th Congress of Hanoi’s Party organisation for the 2020-2025 tenure opened on October 12 morning, with the participation of 497 official delegates representing over 450,000 Party members across the capital city.
Singapore’s retail sales improve World

Singapore’s retail sales improve

The Singapore Department of Statistics (SingStat) announced on October 5 that the country’s retail sales in August dropped 5.7 percent year-on-year, an improvement from the 8.5 percent decline recorded in July.
Thailand to focus on socio-economic recovery in the next two years World

Thailand to focus on socio-economic recovery in the next two years

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has underscored that the country’s economic and social development plan over the next two years should focus primarily on community-level economic development, enhancing competitiveness, upgrading human resources and infrastructure development.
MIC enhances network security Sci-Tech

MIC enhances network security

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has launched the “Review and remove malware nationwide in 2020” campaign to enhance the country's network security.
Vietnam-Mali trade exchange forecast to fall this year Business

Vietnam-Mali trade exchange forecast to fall this year

Trade exchange between Vietnam and Mali in 2020 will plummet due to obstacles in transporting goods to Mali and difficulties related the embargo imposed by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) against Mali, said Vietnamese Trade Counsellor in Algeria and Mali Hoang Duc Nhuan.