According to the NA-assigned targets, Vietnam’s GDP growth rate in 2020 will be 6.8% while inflation will be kept below 4%. However, the unexpected outbreak of COVID-19 in more than 200 countries around the world has made this goal a major challenge which, as assessed by the Government, is difficult to be achieved. Given that fact, the proposal to adjust the growth targets is necessary and consistent with objective reality, looking directly at the socio-economic situation and forecasting the international and domestic situation in the near future. Under the Government’s updated scenario, the country’s GDP will grow by about 4.5% in 2020. The Government has also set a higher growth target of 5.4% in the event of a favourable global situation, with the disease being put under control and the global market recovering. Meanwhile, the consumer price index (CPI) for the whole year will rise by 4% on average; total state budget revenue will see a reduction of VND163 trillion … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES MAY 30
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According to Lê Thị Minh Lý, director of the Centre for Research and Promotion of Cultural Heritage Values at the Việt Nam Cultural Heritage Association, on-site heritage education needs to be accompanied by a specialised experience space to be truly effective. Policy changes are also needed to attract more cooperative efforts, and staff must receive in-depth training. … [Read more...] about History comes to life on heritage tours
We have big plans for expansion in Southeast Asia, where we think this technology is so well suited. It’s a really exciting prospect: to help developing Asian countries to reach their economic potential without having to pollute their environments and harm their people like we in the West did during our coal-based industrial revolution. Asia is really the growth story of the next century and Asian leaders have the opportunity to set the standard for sustainable, clean development. … [Read more...] about UK firm gets charged up over solar energy potential in Vietnam
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