Report recommends for Vietnam to become a high-income economy
06:00 | 13/06/2020 Society
(VEN) - Although great achievements have been made in economic development, some of Vietnam’s main growth drivers are gradually weakening, according to a recently issued World Bank report entitled “Vibrant Vietnam: Forging the foundation of a high-income economy”.
More than 800 female workers in informal sector get financial support
16:53 | 12/06/2020 Society
(VEN) - More than 800 female house cleaners, who are working and partnering at JupViec.vn, a technology company connecting household service workers and customers via mobile phone app in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, have received cash support with a total value of around 70,000 USD to overcome the consequences emerging from the Covid-19.
Hanoi boosts farm produce branding
17:16 | 11/06/2020 Society
(VEN) - Hanoi has made farm produce branding part of its development strategy, acknowledging that branding and brand development play a crucial role in adding value to and improving the competitiveness of agricultural commodities in both domestic and foreign markets.
Most South-East Asian growth is expected to spring back in 2021
14:51 | 11/06/2020 Society
Most South-East Asian economies are expected to fall into recession in the first half of 2020 due to the severe impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a new report commissioned by ICAEW. However, growth is expected to spring back to an average 8 percent in 2021, supported by fiscal stimulus packages and monetary easing.
Rice ATMs dispense staple for needy people in Vietnam
06:00 | 09/06/2020 Society
(VEN) - Businesspersons and donors have set up machines that dispense free rice at several cities across Vietnam for those who are suddenly out of work and without income in Vietnam due to the coronavirus crisis. The so-called “rice ATMs” have drawn the attention of the world media and community.