There are many reasons behind the stabilization of the exchange rate, said a representative of a HCMC major commercial bank, adding that among them is the fact that the hoarding of U.S. dollars has been subdued as other investment options such as gold and securities have become more attractive and the 2020 inflation rate was […]


Condotels have lost their attraction among investors due to tighter management restrictions, and farm stays have emerged as a new investment trend during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, experts have urged caution when investing in this model, given the risks of an incomplete legal framework and a potentially long wait for investors to make a return […]

New Stimulus Will Help Businesses, Not Individuals: White House Adviser

“After the July [congressional] recess, there is likely, highly likely – to discuss – in the House, the Senate and the administration new plans for economic growth … there is almost certainly going to be a package. What’s in the package? I don’t want to predict,” he said.

National Data Portal helps create more open Government: official

The national data portal will be a shared platform on which State agencies can publish information and inventories to ensure transparency. It will also have sharing methods, tools and skills to achieve sustainable data infrastructure development goals, while supervising data sharing and tackling issues arising from data sharing between State agencies.

‘Someone needs to help parents control their kids’ spending’

“One of the dads started talking about how his son had bought something on eBay, the other how his daughter had spent £2,000 through PlayStation,” says Louise, who is now 57. “There were all sorts of stories. We thought, ‘Surely someone needs to help parents with this?’”

Immigrants to U.S. Help Create More Jobs, Not Take Them, Study Finds

“People want to think of immigrants as coming into the economy and maybe not having very many skills and not having a positive impact on the economy,” Benjamin Jones, a professor of strategy at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University involved in the study, told Newsweek on Tuesday.

Iceland creates 3,000 new jobs to cope with online grocery demand

Iceland’s job announcement follows similar moves from rivals, hoping to benefit from the accelerated move to online shopping. Before lockdown the grocer had a minor online operation, compared with some of its competitors. But since then orders have soared four-fold.


In the next 10 years, the number of enterprises supported with solutions to improve productivity and quality is expected to increase by 10-15 percent per year, of which the number of certificates for ISO 9001 quality management system and ISO 14001 environmental management system granted to businesses will increase at least 10 percent compared to […]


Furthermore, Chinese demand for cassava starch through the towns of Lang Son and Mong Cai in the northern province of Quang Ninh witnessed a sharp increase following the end of June. Indeed, the price of cassava starch exports remained high at US$390 per tonne due to the rise in price of input materials coupled with […]

Andhra Pradesh tops for the third time in ‘ease of doing business’ ranking of states, Union Territories

It was followed by Madhya Pradesh (4th), Jharkhand (5th), Chhattisgarh (6th), Himachal Pradesh (7th), Rajasthan (8th), West Bengal (9th) and Gujarat (10th). Delhi’s position improved to 12th from 23rd in the last edition, while Gujarat slipped from 5th place in 2018.