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ADB trims Vietnam’s 2021 growth outlook to 3.8 per cent

ADB trims Vietnam’s 2021 growth outlook to 3.8 per cent

Vietnam’s economic growth is expected to slow down due to a resurgence of Covid-19 that has tightened the labor market, lowered industrial output, and disrupted agricultural value chains, according to latest report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Hospitals: new target for investors

The ongoing patient overload at state-owned hospitals and the US$2 billion that Vietnamese spend on overseas healthcare services are drawing more investors to hospital projects.

Resolutely recall more than 500 vehicles with number plates 80A, 80B owned by businesses

The recall of over 500 cars with number plates of 80A, 80B issued to businesses must be completed before 30 June.

Consumers fear surging prices as salaries increase

People, particularly those working in informal sectors and housewives, are afraid of a possible surge in the prices of goods as soon as the basic salary for civil servants and public employees increases next month.

Domestic, foreign firms eye online retail sector

Online retail is expected to continue increasing, as domestic and foreign retail companies are planning to invest heavily in this field.

Windsurfing and business opportunities

On the occasion of World Windsurfing Championship in An Bang beach, Hoi An – Vietnam’s World Heritage, TheLEADER View would like to give a review of recent international windsurfing championships held in Vietnam, which also indicates growth potential for Vietnam’s maritime economy.

Three SEZs expected to attract more investors

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung said the plan on setting up three special economic zones (SEZs), including Van Don in Quang Ninh province, Bac Van Phong in Khanh Hoa and Phu Quoc in Kien Giang, would be submitted to the National Assembly for approval by the end of the year.

City to support infrastructure PPP’s

Ho Chi Minh City will provide great support for the public-private-partnership (PPP) model in infrastructure development, its leaders told a meeting held recently to discuss attraction of funding through the model.

Ministry drops ball on draft car recall decree

A draft decree on auto manufacturing, assembling, importing, and maintenance and warranty business recently publicised by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is concerning industry insiders.

Why does AirAsia want to enter Vietnam despite three failed attempts?

Teaming up with local airlines to set up a joint venture is expected to help Air Asia obtain a high aviation market share in the region.

Foster, strengthen VN-Cuban ties: Party leader

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday said the Communist Parties of Viet Nam and Cuba should spare no effort in strengthening and fostering the long-standing, model fraternity between the two countries.

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