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India to offer online visas to 45 countries
23/11/2014 | 17:52:00
India will offer online visa facilities to 45 countries, including the US, Australia, Germany, Israel, Japan, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Thailand, Singapore and Russia, according to The Times of India.
Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia form regional rubber market
Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia are working on the establishment of a regional rubber market in a bid to create a playing ground for producers, consumers and market players.
US House Committee passes resolution on East Sea, East China Sea
The Foreign Affairs Committee of the US House of Representatives on November 20 passed a resolution reaffirming the need for a peaceful and collaborative solution to maritime and jurisdictional disputes in the East Sea and East China Sea as provided by universally recognised principles of international law.
ILO urges Cambodian trade unions, garment firms to resolve dispute
02/01/2014 | 11:33:35
In the face of ongoing protests in Cambodia which made the garment sector nearly closed, the UN International Labour Organisation ( ILO ) on December 31, 2013 called for an end to violence and destruction of property, and encouraged the factories to be reopened.
Laos boosts aviation development
02/01/2014 | 11:23:19
The state-run Lao Airlines will buy two more ATR72-600 airplanes in 2014 to expand its service networks on both domestic and international routes.
Indonesia launches national health insurance programme
02/01/2014 | 11:22:08
The National Health Insurance (JKN) programme of Indonesia will start from January 1, 2014, marking a milestone in the country’s social welfare with the aim of creating more equitable development for the poor and low income earners.
Thailand’s protest leader calls mass rally on January 13
02/01/2014 | 11:21:21
Thailand 's anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban has called a mass rally on January 13 to paralyze Bangkok , according to news agencies.
Singapore’s GDP grows 3.7 percent in 2013
02/01/2014 | 11:19:46
Estimates by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) of Singapore showed that the City-State’s economy grew 3.7 percent in 2013, much higher that the previous year’s 1.3 percent growth.
Citizen Identification, Civil Status Laws passed
NA deputies passed the Law on Citizen Identification and the Law on Civil Status on Nov. 20.
PM responds to NA deputies’ queries
The PM laid out measures to deal with public debt in his address to lawmakers in Hanoi on Nov. 19.
Shrimp exports to hit 3.8 billion USD this year
Shrimp export turnover is forecast to hit 3.8 billion USD this year.
Vietnam, Russia hold 7th strategic dialogue
The 7th annual VN-Russia Strategic Dialogue on Diplomacy-Defence-Security took place in HCM City on Nov. 15.
NA announces votes of confidence results
All 50 officials holding positions elected or approved by the NA passed the vote of confidence on Nov. 15.
Vietnam backs APEC development agenda
Vietnam fully supports the measures required to fulfil the Bali commitments and Bogor goals.
Regional minimum wages to increase
Region-based monthly minimum wages in VN will be increased by 15 pct from January 1, 2015.
PM, four ministers to be questioned
The PM and four ministers will go before the National Assembly its the on-going eighth session.
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