Promoting sustainable economic development in Mekong Delta

Promoting sustainable economic development in Mekong Delta

Many hot topics were discussed at the Mekong Connect 2022 Forum including measures to improve the quality of integration in science, technology, and innovation.
BASF Vietnam commits to sustainable funding strategy

BASF Vietnam commits to sustainable funding strategy

Despite the globe’s current complications, BASF Vietnam has achieved strong business results. CEO Erick Contreras talked with VIR’s Binh An the efforts to mitigate the impact of the pandemic and the commitment to more sustainable investment in this country.
Government offers support to additional 243,000 pandemic-hit labourers

Government offers support to additional 243,000 pandemic-hit labourers

Vietnam Social Security (VSS) said as of August 18 its branches in provinces and cities had paid out 689 billion VND (29.4 million USD) to support more than 243,000 labourers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Leadership amid adversities – when leaders find themselves adrift

Leadership amid adversities – when leaders find themselves adrift

Talentnet's CEO gives tips on how to be the most effective leader who embraces negative emotions openly and honestly acknowledges the challenges they face.
Will Vietnam become a big geopolitical beneficiary?

Will Vietnam become a big geopolitical beneficiary?

As long as China continues its current pandemic policy and disruptions such as the Ukraine conflict continues, interest in the China+1 strategy is likely to grow. Kevin Coppel, Asia-Pacific managing director, and Christine Li, Asia-Pacific head of research for Knight Frank in Singapore, explain how Vietnam could well emerge as the greatest beneficiary.
AstraZeneca: three healthcare priorities in the new normal

AstraZeneca: three healthcare priorities in the new normal

In mid-March, exactly two years since Vietnam’s borders began shutting, the majority of entry restrictions into Vietnam were lifted and the country reopened. In Ho Chi Minh City, we can now see foreign tourists with huge backpacks exploring the small alleys in Ben Thanh or taking in the marvellous skyline view on the recently inaugurated bridge. Life finally seems normal again.
Online searches for 'cryptocurrency' rise sharply during pandemic

Online searches for 'cryptocurrency' rise sharply during pandemic

Google searches for “cryptocurrency” increased sharply in recent years as Vietnamese sought investment channels, especially during the pandemic with social distancing measures in place, which forced people to stay home.
Proposed SCT increase further threatens farmers' chances to recover

Proposed SCT increase further threatens farmers' chances to recover

Geopolitical tensions and escalating prices for fuel and petrol increased hardships for farmers, which could be further worsened by a proposed increase of special consumption tax on tobacco.
Welcoming international visitors - An opportunity to revive tourism

Welcoming international visitors - An opportunity to revive tourism

The Government’s decision to open the country’s doors to international tourists from March 15 has sparked optimism about the resilience of the tourism industry after 2 years of being “frozen” by the pandemic.
White-collar soldiers continue fight against disease

White-collar soldiers continue fight against disease

Through the significant difficulties posed by the ongoing pandemic, white-collar soldiers on the frontline continue to fight with a gallant spirit in order to bring victory to their country.
Vietnam records 47,200 new COVID-19 cases on February 20

Vietnam records 47,200 new COVID-19 cases on February 20

Vietnam confirmed 47,200 new COVID-19 cases on February 20, including eight imported infections.
Financial renovation headlines targets for health sector

Financial renovation headlines targets for health sector

The Ministry of Health will continue to give a priority to the control of the pandemic this year, while also reforming financial mechanisms and increasing investment in grassroots health facilities. Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long talked to VIR’s Hoang Binh about the plans ahead to achieve these goals efficiently.
Sixteen banks cut over VND21.2 trillion for pandemic-hit customers

Sixteen banks cut over VND21.2 trillion for pandemic-hit customers

Sixteen commercial banks cut over VND21.24 trillion (US$936 million) of loan interest for COVID-19-hit customers from July 15 to December 31, 2021, surpassing their commitment by 5.13 per cent, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) reported on Wednesday.
Vietnam sees record of 23,953 COVID infections on February 9

Vietnam sees record of 23,953 COVID infections on February 9

With 23,953 COVID-19 cases logged in the past 24 hours, February 9 saw the highest number of daily infections in the country since the beginning of the pandemic, breaking the previous day’s record.
Banks posted healthy profits during last year

Banks posted healthy profits during last year

Many banks, particularly private commercial lenders, have unveiled 2021 profit figures with an unprecedented growth despite the pandemic.
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