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Thailand: Bangkok on alert for air pollution

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Thailand: Bangkok on alert for air pollution

Residents in Bangkok, Thailand were warned on Feb. 8 the city’s air quality had hit dangerous levels just days after the country’s pollution control agency appealed to residents to wear face masks.

Vietnam attends ADMM Retreat in Singapore

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Vietnam attends ADMM Retreat in Singapore

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) in Singapore on February 6.

Vietnam backs establishment of resilient, innovative ASEAN

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Vietnam backs establishment of resilient, innovative ASEAN

Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh welcomed the Singapore-proposed theme of building a resilient and innovative Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) while addressing the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat (AMM Retreat) in Singapore on February 5-6.

Hue recognised as ASEAN Clean Tourist City

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Hue recognised as ASEAN Clean Tourist City

The ancient imperial city of Hue in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue was recognised as an ASEAN Clean Tourist City at the ASEAN Travel Forum and Travex International Tourism Trade Fair in Thailand at the end of January.

Vietnam attends ASEAN SOM in Singapore

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Vietnam attends ASEAN SOM in Singapore

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of Vietnam ASEAN SOM, attended the ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting (ASEAN SOM) which opened on February 5 in Singapore to prepare contents for the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat (AMM Retreat).

Thailand works to lure ASEAN tourists

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Thailand works to lure ASEAN tourists

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has set up a plan to attract visitors from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) following a research forecasting the number of ASEAN arrivals to reach 10 million this year.