Category Archives: Business & Finance

OECD sees global economy slipping to weakest growth in a decade

The trade war between the US and China has plunged global growth to its lowest levels in a decade, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Thursday as it slashed its forecasts.

In its …

FED pumps another 75 billion USD into market

The US Federal Reserve on Thursday injected another 75 billion USD into the market, its 3rd intervention into financial markets in 3 days in an attempt to keep interest rates from moving higher by relieving funding p…

Vietnam enlists international cooperation to fight crime

Cooperation in combating ten types of emerging crime was high on the agenda of the 39th ASEAN Chiefs of Police Conference (ASEANAPOL 39) which concluded in Hanoi on Thursday.

The conference issued a joint communiqu…

Vietnam-Japan Agriculture Business Forum

Vietnamese and Japanese businesspeople and officials have discussed cooperation opportunities brought by a trans-pacific free trade agreement.

At the Vietnam-Japan Agriculture Business Forum held on Wednes…

Hydrometeorology sector seeks stronger links with development partners

Vietnam's hydrometeorology sector needs more investment over the next 10-20 years to meet disaster prevention and mitigation requirements, said Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environmen…

US, China to resume trade talks this week

Deputy trade negotiators for the United States and China will meet in Washington beginning on Thursday, a spokesman for the US Trade Representative's office said Monday.

A spokesman for US Trade Representative Ro…

Attacks on Saudi oil to leave limited impact on global economy

The attacks on Saudi Arabia's key oil facilities have led to a surge in global oil prices, but experts said the incident might only have a short-term influence on the market and have a limited impact on the global econo…

Japan, US to cooperate on North Korea, Middle East

The US and Japan have agreed to cooperate on North Korean nuclear issues and in dealing with the situation in the Middle East following an attack on Saudi Arabia's major oil facilities.

Japan's Foreign Minister Tosh…

Vietnam’s new social network Lotus expected to attract 4 million users a day

Made-in-Vietnam social network Lotus revealed a plan to attract four million users a day during its official launch in Hanoi on Monday.

Lotus, developed by VCCorp Communication Technology Company, is working wit…

Liberal Democrats formally adopt ‘Stop Brexit’ policy

Britain's Liberal Democrat party has toughened its anti-Brexit stance, formally adopting a policy to stop Britain from leaving the European Union if it wins power in the next national election.

The party holds jus…