Also in this period, the state divested VND25.17 trillion (nearly $1.1 billion) and collected VND171.84 trillion ($7.47 billion), which was 6.8 times higher than the book value. Total money collected from equitisation and divestment since 2016 reached more than 218 trillion ($9.47 billion), which is 2.79 times higher than the total revenue from equitisation and divestment in the 2011-2015 period (about VND78 trillion or $3.4 billion). The money transferred to the state budget under the National Assembly resolution hit VND211.5 trillion ($9.2 billion) out of VND250 trillion ($10.87 billion), tantamount to 85 per cent of the plan for the 2016-2020 period. … [Read more...] about How to drive the economy by reforming state-owned debt
United states federal debt by year
In Thursday’s press release, the U.S. State Department affirms that the country stands shoulder-to-shoulder with its ASEAN partners to mitigate the current pandemic, and also to strengthen ASEAN’s ability to prevent, detect, and respond to future zoonotic and other infectious disease outbreaks. … [Read more...] about US CDC to open Southeast Asian office in Hanoi: State Dept.
While Britain no longer holds much developing-country debt after forgiving most of it decades ago, as host of next year’s major U.N. climate summit it could put pressure on creditors in London’s financial center to participate in such swaps, he said. … [Read more...] about Debt swaps could free funds to tame climate, biodiversity and virus threats
HCM CITY — The U.S. Department of State intends to provide $5 million to establish the YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam in HCM City, to deliver capacity-building seminars to entry-to mid-level professionals aged 25-40 from across Southeast Asia around the themes of technology and innovation, public policy, and entrepreneurship. … [Read more...] about U.S. Department of State launches new YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam
A Bamboo Airways aircraft. Bamboo Airways has announced a plan to operate a direct air service between Hanoi City and Melbourne in Australia in early 2021 – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – Bamboo Airways has announced a plan to operate a direct air service between Hanoi City and Melbourne in Australia in early 2021. … [Read more...] about Bamboo Airways targets opening direct air service to Australia next year