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Japanese journal: Vietnam to represent bright spot in global economy in 2021
Many forecasts have outlined the nation’s economic growth in the year ahead, with a reputable UK bank forecasting that the Vietnamese economy is likely to reach a growth rate of 7.8%, while the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has predicted it will reach a figure of 6.3%.
ADB approves USD1.5 billion for Indonesia's COVID-19 response
18:54 24/04/2020
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved USD1.5 billion in financing on April 23rd to support the Government of Indonesia’s efforts to alleviate the impact of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic on public health, livelihoods, and the economy.
COVID-19 presents opportunities to attract more FDI
11:14 24/04/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on Vietnam’s economy but it’s also believed to create the conditions to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI) as there have been signs of a switch in capital flows away from China and to ASEAN member countries.
Israeli ambassador hails Vietnam’s achievements in COVID-19 fight
17:07 23/04/2020
Israeli Ambassador to Vietnam Nadav Eshcar highly appreciated Vietnam’s achievements in the fight against COVID-19 during an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency on April 22nd.
Digital economy expected to increase labour productivity
19:33 22/04/2020
Vietnam needed to invest in the digital economy and seize the opportunities it provided to improve labour productivity.
Vietnam remains attractive destination to investors
17:44 20/04/2020
​With COVID-19 and trade tensions driving the shift of production lines from China to Southeast Asia, Vietnam, in particular, seems to have emerged as an attractive destination for investors and manufacturers alike, experts have predicted.
VietGAP mango fetches high incomes for farmers in Kien Giang
21:36 17/04/2020
The cultivation of Hoa Loc mango to Vietnamese good agricultural practices (VietGAP) standards provides steady outlets and incomes for farmers in Tho Son commune in Kien Giang province.
Japan underlines need for information sharing to fight COVID-19
14:54 16/04/2020
Japanese Ambassador to ASEAN Chiba Akira said on April 15th that sharing information and knowledge in a free, transparent and speedy manner is of utmost importance and a prerequisite for regional cooperation in response to COVID-19.
Cooperation between ASEAN and East Asian nations is key to COVID-19 combat
17:25 15/04/2020
Cooperation between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and East Asian countries is the key to containing and putting an end to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the press on April 14th.
Cambodian expert commends Vietnam’s efforts in fighting COVID-19
17:15 15/04/2020
A board member of the Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ) has lauded Vietnam’s cooperation with the World Trade Organisation (WHO) in the fight against COVID-19 and its support for Cambodia and Laos in this regard.