Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam attracted a total of 13.9 billion USD in FDI in the first five months of this year, a fall of 17 percent year-on-year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on May 29. There were 1,212 newly-registered projects with 7.4 billion USD in investment, down 11.1 percent in number but up 15.2 percent in capital, respectively. A total of 3.5 billion USD was added to 436 existing projects, a year-on-year increase of 31.4 percent, while capital contributions and share purchases by foreign investors stood at nearly 3 billion USD, down 60.9 percent. Processing and manufacturing was the most attractive sector among foreign investors, the GSO said, receiving 6.9 billion USD. Among 58 countries and territories registering new projects in Vietnam in the first five months, Singapore was the largest investor, with 4.3 billion USD, accounting for 58 percent of the total. Following was Taiwan (China) with 743 million USD, China with 694 million USD, Hong Kong (China) with … [Read more...] about January-May FDI down 17 percent
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To ensure a solid position in an ever-changing world and take the initiative to move on, this young generation will need to be equipped with a completely new set of skills. These skills allow children to make changes on their own to quickly adapt to a new environment or situation. The skills are not only important for survival but are among the key requirements for the children to work in the future. With global threats and risks about to happen any time, along with the impacts on work, life and habits, flexibility and adaptability will certainly help children to quickly overcome these issues. In addition, these skills help children excel in a globalised and culturally diverse world. … [Read more...] about Six skills to support children to break through post-pandemic world
Regarding VPBank, its board of management will request approval from shareholders to lower the foreign ownership limit to 15 per cent from the current 23 per cent, as well as launching a treasury buyback for 5 per cent of shares to realign the ownership structure. Despite the shrinking foreign ownership cap, VPBank boasts immense potential thanks to its stellar performance. The bank posted robust net profit growth of around 62.7 per cent on-year in the first quarter of 2020 amidst the outbreak, thanks to efficient cost control and risk management. … [Read more...] about Upcoming EVFTA to fortify lenders
Hanoi (VNA) – Indonesia is planning to reopen Bali to tourists while Cambodia and Thailand have moved to increase border control to prevent further COVID-19 transmission. Indonesia’s popular holiday destination Bali is expected to resume tourism activities soon. Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Wishnutama Kusubandio said on May 28 that Bali is one of the Indonesian provinces that could be allowed to reopen to international visitors. Bali Vice Governor Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardana Sukawati also stated earlier that his province is ready to carry out requirements to become a safe destination for foreign tourists after the pandemic. The Nusa Dua area of Bali is set to be the pilot area for the “new normal” scenario in the tourism sector as proposed by hotel and restaurant groups in the province. Last week, the local administration discussed this issue with tourism businesses and provincial agencies to issue new health protocols to ensure safety for … [Read more...] about Indonesia considers tourism resumption, Cambodia, Thailand tighten border control
In 2013, police of H.Krong Pak District in the same province found 1,042 marijuana plants in a garden of a local woman. The grower said that she used the plant to feed pigs, fish, chickens and ducks and did not know marijuana was harmful. … [Read more...] about Chickens chowing down on sweet Mary Jane?