Thailand’s growth forecast cut on back of COVID-19 spikes ASEAN

Thailand’s growth forecast cut on back of COVID-19 spikes

Kasikorn Research Centre, a think tank of Thailand, has lowered its forecast for the country's economic growth this year to 1 percent from a previous estimate of 1.8 percent as a prolonged wave of COVID-19 outbreaks has dampened growth outlook.
Vietnam, New Zealand look to beef up cooperation Politics

Vietnam, New Zealand look to beef up cooperation

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh held a virtual discussion on March 10 with New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs Nanaia Mahuta, during which they agreed to promote the role of the two foreign ministries in bolstering cooperation between Vietnam and New Zealand.