“The saying 'men make houses, women make homes' is not exactly out of date as it still makes sense in certain ways. However, with many men now making a home, I believe the younger generation shouldn’t take this statement as seriously as the older generation did,” she said. … [Read more...] about “Men make houses, women make homes”: is this relevant today?
The Government of Việt Nam has been effective in containing the COVID-19 pandemic with a limited number of cases and no registered deaths. The pandemic, however, has shaken the country’s traditional resilience to external shocks with economic growth in the first quarter reaching only 3.8 per cent compared to projected growth of 6.5 per cent prior to the crisis. … [Read more...] about World Bank, Australia to help Việt Nam mitigate impacts of COVID-19 and facilitate economic recovery
As a country that possesses fewer resources than many others, Vietnam has devised an effective anti-epidemic strategy. Phrases such as "a bright spot of epidemic prevention", "extraordinary results", "first anti-epidemic flag", and "Vietnamese miracle" are compliments that the international media have decided to attach to the nation's tremendous achievements in the COVID-19 fight. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 response clearly demonstrates Vietnamese role as ASEAN Chair
Whether a securities market proved effective is manifested not only by its capitalization value or the growth of this value over the years but also the growth of capital mobilized by enterprises via this channel over the same years. 2017 was a good year for both Vietnam’s securities market and the capital mobilized by firms from this market, reaching VND56 trillion, a record high. Meanwhile, the additional amount of debts owed by listed companies was a staggering VND550 trillion, 10 times larger the the sum they mobilized via the bond market! … [Read more...] about A financial hub too far
Many lenders are worried about the abundant capital and low credit growth. Speaking at a press conference reviewing banking activities in the first six months of this year, Deputy Governor of the central bank Nguyen Thi Hong said local banks are expecting qualified borrowers to improve their credit growth and income. … [Read more...] about Banks see more depositors despite lower rates