Thailand’s economy forecast to grow 2.5 percent in 2021 World

Thailand’s economy forecast to grow 2.5 percent in 2021

Thailand's gross domestic product (GDP) growth is forecast at 2.5 percent this year, provided that the government maintains strict measures to contain new COVID-19 infections until February, said Krungthai Compass – a research unit of the Krungthai Bank.
Symposium highlights Vietnam-Laos combatant alliance Politics

Symposium highlights Vietnam-Laos combatant alliance

The Quan Doi Nhan dan (People’s Army) daily and the Association of Vietnamese Soldiers and Experts in Laos held a symposium in Hanoi on October 23, stressing the inevitability and the need of the Vietnam-Laos combatant alliance.
ASEAN-EU FTA expected to be approved by year-end World

ASEAN-EU FTA expected to be approved by year-end

Economic ministers from member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom on March 2 reached consensus on the official ratification of EU-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (ASEAN-EU FTA) by the end of 2018.
Culture - Sports

India to support My Son heritage site restoration

The Government of India has allocated 2.5 million USD to assist Vietnam in restoring and preserving the My Son Sanctuary world cultural heritage site in the central province of Quang Nam, according to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.
Vietnam’s diplomacy reaches new heights Politics

Vietnam’s diplomacy reaches new heights

Over the past 67 years, Vietnam’s diplomacy has always accompanied the country’s effort for progress and has significantly contributed to an array of glorious achievements.
Society

English schools face book-piracy lawsuit

A local private publishing house has plans to file a lawsuit against a number of foreign language centres, private bookstores and universities in HCM City that are allegedly pirating its books for commercial purposes.