Major investors in Vietnam in the approval, construction, or completion stage include German ASEAN Power, B.Grimm Power Public Co Ltd, Trina Solar, Schletter Group, JA Solar, Sunseap International, Nippon Sheet Glass, Ecoprogetti, Tata Power, Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure Capital, Gulf Energy Development, InfraCo Asia Development, and ACWA Power, according to Dezan Shira & Associates. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s renewables: Advantages and considerations
Tax favored health plans
The Covid-19 pandemic came as a great shock to most economies, including Vietnam. Still, Vietnam’s resilience proves this is also an opportunity for the country to give the private sector and the domestic market more attention. The public debt-to-GDP ratio is expected to be 46.1% in 2021, on the basis of GDP revaluation, so it is quite possible to improve this ratio, especially in the context of real interest rates around 0% in developed economies, plus a high savings rate at home. However, policies such as increasing public debt and curbing inflation need to be carefully studied with data of Vietnam concerning the following two issues. … [Read more...] about Demand stimulus: where to begin?
Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam spoke at the National Conference on Tourism Development in the central province of Quảng Nam on Saturday, stressing State agencies, businesses, travel agencies and residents should promote links and efficient co-operation to help the tourism industry overcome the most difficult time after the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Domestic market to help tourism sector in post-COVID-19-period
The 259th case, 41 years old, is the wife of Patient 254. From April 3-6, she traveled to a number of other localities to sell flowers and buy necessities. After her husband’s sample on April 9 tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 that causes the disease, she was quarantined a day later. Her sample also tested positive for the virus on April 11. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia on April 13
AMR is one of the world’s most critical healthcare challenges. It occurs when microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites change in ways that render the medications used to cure the infections they cause ineffective, caused by the inappropriate use of medicines, for example using antibiotics for viral infections such as cold or flu, or sharing antibiotics, low-quality medicines, wrong prescriptions, while poor infection prevention and control also encourage the development and spread of drug resistance. It is estimated that by 2050, the number of people dying from antimicrobial resistance could reach 10 million. … [Read more...] about Partnership signed to fight against antimicrobial resistance in Vietnam in 2021-2023