Thailand’s economy forecast to grow 2.5 percent in 2021 World

Thailand’s economy forecast to grow 2.5 percent in 2021

Thailand's gross domestic product (GDP) growth is forecast at 2.5 percent this year, provided that the government maintains strict measures to contain new COVID-19 infections until February, said Krungthai Compass – a research unit of the Krungthai Bank.
Customs sector makes all-out efforts to respond to COVID-19 Business

Customs sector makes all-out efforts to respond to COVID-19

The General Department of Vietnam Customs has put forward various policies to accelerate public administrative reforms and support domestic exporters and importers since the beginning of this year in response to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Singapore’s labour market on recovery World

Singapore’s labour market on recovery

Singapore’s resident employment staged a strong rebound in the third quarter of 2020, lifting resident employment levels to near pre-pandemic levels, according to the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).
Vietnam attends 37th ASEAN Social Security Association Board Meeting ASEAN

Vietnam attends 37th ASEAN Social Security Association Board Meeting

General Director of Vietnam Social Security (VSS) Nguyen The Manh attended the 37th ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) Board Meeting on December 9, during which he proposed that members enhance connectivity and cooperation towards an ASEAN social welfare community of consensus and development.
Economic development key to job creation: Official Business

Economic development key to job creation: Official

Economic development and business expansion are crucial to job creation, which in itself is significant for sustainable poverty reduction, according to Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung.
Indonesia’s unemployment up 2.67 million due to COVID-19 World

Indonesia’s unemployment up 2.67 million due to COVID-19

Indonesian Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati has said that the number of unemployed people in the country increased by 2.67 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic, from 7.1 million to 9.77 million or from 5.23 percent to 7.07 percent.