More effective pandemic bailout actions urged to avoid further trickling support

More effective pandemic bailout actions urged to avoid further trickling support

Despite major solutions already in place to support the public and businesses, lagging implementation seems to be blunting the effect of good intentions.
Additional 1,612 new COVID-19 cases confirmed on July 17 afternoon

Additional 1,612 new COVID-19 cases confirmed on July 17 afternoon

Vietnam confirmed 1,612 new COVID-19 infections, including 12 imported cases, from 6am to 7:30pm on July 17, according to the Ministry of Health.
Vaccine access crucial to overcome pandemic

Vaccine access crucial to overcome pandemic

Major organisations are lauding the efforts of Vietnam to establish a public vaccine fund in the midst of the coronavirus surge.
Bumps ahead for the giants of transport

Bumps ahead for the giants of transport

After enduring months of losses, state-owned transport giants Vietnam Railways and Vietnam Airlines are pinning hopes on a financial lifebuoy to recover from the incurred losses – but even significant support may not be enough for them.
Textile and garment makers seek multitude of options

Textile and garment makers seek multitude of options

As the current outbreak of the pandemic remains complicated, textile and garment makers fear lasting impacts on their operations, with many of them hoping for either direct support from the government or the permission to take the initiative themselves.
Coronavirus toll at 1000 GMT Sunday

Coronavirus toll at 1000 GMT Sunday

The novel coronavirus has killed at least 3,919,801 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1000 GMT on Sunday.
Drawing up plans to buttress recovery

Drawing up plans to buttress recovery

The ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic has led to huge demands for capital for Vietnam to support local production.
Expanding action to weed out pandemic

Expanding action to weed out pandemic

The prime minister has ordered a series of sturdy actions to fight against COVID-19 and spur on local production, as people look to the government for protection with the spectre of the pandemic looming yet again.
Defining the difficult choices of our age

Defining the difficult choices of our age

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the poorest and most vulnerable people in developing countries the hardest, worsening inequality and exacerbating existing challenges – insufficient healthcare systems, education deficits, stagnant incomes, rising conflict and violence, poorly-selected debt contracts, and climate change.
IMF proposes $50 bn plan to end the pandemic: official

IMF proposes $50 bn plan to end the pandemic: official

The IMF on Friday proposed $50 billion plan to end the Covid-19 pandemic, with a target of vaccinating at least 40 percent of the world's population by the end of 2021.
Vietnam makes its name well-known in world tourism map

Vietnam makes its name well-known in world tourism map

With a series of impressive milestones and symbols, Vietnam has quickly become an attractive destination for international tourists in recent years.
NESDC: Thai economy posts highest contraction since 1998

NESDC: Thai economy posts highest contraction since 1998

The State planning agency National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) of Thailand said on February 15 that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) shrank 6.1 percent in 2020 due to the wide spread of COVID-19 pandemic, the highest contraction in the past more than two decades.
Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand report many new COVID-19 cases on Feb. 8

Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand report many new COVID-19 cases on Feb. 8

The COVID-19 pandemic has still developed complicatedly in Southeast Asia with many new infections and deaths reported in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand on February 8.
Central bank targets credit growth of 12 percent in 2021

Central bank targets credit growth of 12 percent in 2021

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) targets a credit growth rate of 12 percent in 2021, equivalent to the growth of 12.13 percent last year, according to SBV Deputy Governor Dao Minh Tu.
GE takes advantage of technologies to generate stable power

GE takes advantage of technologies to generate stable power

During the hardships of the pandemic, GE Gas Power has doubled down on advanced technologies to keep power plants running.
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