While interest rates continue to go down, with the rate for deposits with maturities of one to two months at all-time low of 2.55% per year, bank deposits remain a safe investment channel for the majority of public. This is one of the main factors for banks’ profit to stay positive despite a difficult Covid-19 ravaged year. … [Read more...] about Where to invest your money in 2021?
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I have heard calls, including some from the OECD, for the development of sustainable energy solutions to meet Africa's power needs. Great - let's go for it. I'm all for renewable energy solutions, but Africans should not be forced to make either-or-decisions in this area. Energy poverty is a serious concern, and it's wrong to make it more difficult for African countries to use a readily available natural resource to address it. … [Read more...] about African Energy Chamber: African Lives Matter, Too. Energy Policy Decisions Should Consider Their Needs
Tik Tok gave birth to internet trends such as Tran Thanh Tam, the 'hot girl' with nickname ‘trung ran can mo, bap can bo’ (Fried eggs need fat, corn needs butter) with 2.8 million fans, Khoa Vuong, hot girl Le Bong with 5 million fans, and hot boy Le Bao with 2.7 million fans. … [Read more...] about 2020: the year for Vietnamese streamers, YouTubers
The painter went on: “I sell them at an affordable price, which still gives me a little to live off once I’ve paid for painting materials. At my prices, more people can afford to buy them, because paintings in galleries are perhaps dozens of times more expensive. Not everyone can spend thousands of dollars on a painting.” … [Read more...] about Portrait of an artist on a bridge
Particularly, as of June 30, 2020, total policy credit volume touched VND226.560 trillion ($9.85 billion), an excess of VND14.666 trillion ($637.65 million) compared to the end of 2019, of which authorised capital from the local budget sent to VBSP amounted to VND19.505 trillion ($848 million), up VND4.071 trillion ($177 million). Some eminent localities having sent big authorised capital to VBSP are Hanoi with VND1.087 trillion ($47.2 million), Ho Chi Minh City with VND816 billion ($35.4 million), Danang with VND194 billion ($8.4 million), Binh Duong with VND186 billion ($8.08 million), Ba Ria-Vung Tau with VND174 billion ($7.5 million), and Vinh Phuc with VND66 billion ($2.8 million), just to name a few. … [Read more...] about VBSP registers upbeat first-half performance