December 08, 2020 | 14:20
The pandemic severely impacted the global economy, with its aftermath becoming far worse than the Great Recession of the 1930s. In September, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) forecast that economies in East Asian nations would contract from 5.4 per cent in 2019 to -0.7 per cent in 2020 if the pandemic was controlled in the third quarter of the year.
December 07, 2020 | 15:34
The ADB has selected MVV Education to implement a special COVID-19 business counselling and training programme for 500 WSMEs in Vietnam.
November 18, 2020 | 11:15
The (ADB and BIWASE signed an $8 million loan to expand Tan Hiep WTP in Binh Duong province, one of the fastest-developing provinces of Vietnam.
November 09, 2020 | 16:31
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 2.5 million USD grant to assist the Government of Vietnam in providing emergency and humanitarian services to residents affected by the recent floods in the country’s central region.
October 29, 2020 | 09:00
Despite the pandemic, a gradual bounce in production and confidence of businesses is expected to continue driving the economy to a brighter outlook next year.
October 23, 2020 | 10:21
A new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) shows that strengthening the dynamics of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) with innovation and internationalization will be key to revitalizing Southeast Asian economies devastated by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
October 10, 2020 | 10:09
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Phu Yen TTP Joint Stock Company (Phu Yen JSC) on October 9 signed a 186 million USD loan to develop and operate a 257 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in the southern province of Phu Yen’s Hoa Hoi, through the country’s first certified green loan.
October 09, 2020 | 20:59
The ADB signed a loan agreement that utilises the LEAP fund by JICA to bankroll a solar power generation business in Vietnam.
September 18, 2020 | 08:52
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for Country Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Vietnam Andrew Jeffries in Hanoi on September 17, during which he expressed his hope that Jeffries will further enhance the Vietnam-ADB partnership.
August 05, 2020 | 15:10
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on August 4 that it will provide a loan worth 1.5 billion USD to support Thailand’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 09, 2020 | 14:19
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on July 8 approved a 250-million-USD loan to help the Cambodian government respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 19, 2020 | 09:50
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) recently forecast that Vietnam’s economic growth this year would be 4.1 percent, 0.7 percentage points lower than its April estimate but still the highest expected in Southeast Asia.
June 12, 2020 | 07:00
Ho Chi Minh City appreciates contributions of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to its socio-economic development, and always considers the bank an important development partner, a municipal leader has said.
May 26, 2020 | 17:22
Despite unprecedented revenue-risk allocation in the draft Law on Public-Private Partnerships, international developers are urging Vietnam to make additional changes ahead of the National Assembly’s adoption to increase future bankability.
May 06, 2020 | 09:00
Asteep decline in business confidence is expected to contribute to a drop in economic growth this year, but the Vietnamese economy is projected to rebound significantly next year thanks to a surge in domestic production after the coronavirus pandemic.