AMRO revises down ASEAN+3’s growth to 6.1 percent ASEAN

AMRO revises down ASEAN+3’s growth to 6.1 percent

The ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) has estimated that the ASEAN+3 region will grow by 6.1 percent this year and 5 percent in 2022 after posting flat growth in 2020, due to the third wave of COVID-19 infections triggered by Delta variant.
NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue meets US businesses Politics

NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue meets US businesses

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue had an online working session with a high-ranking business delegation from the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) on September 30 at the request of the council’s President & CEO Ted Osius.
Malaysia starts vaccination rollout for adolescents World

Malaysia starts vaccination rollout for adolescents

Malaysia's National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme for Adolescents officially kicked off on September 20, targeting 3.2 million teenagers aged 12 to 18, according to Malaysia’s Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.
Thailand prepares for reopening plans World

Thailand prepares for reopening plans

Bangkok, Chon Buri, Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan and Chiang Mai will begin implementing their tourism reopening plans on October 1 as planned, Thai Minister of Tourism and Sports Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn has confirmed.
Outstanding overseas Vietnamese in Germany honoured Society

Outstanding overseas Vietnamese in Germany honoured

The Vietnamese Embassy in Germany has held a meeting with representatives of the Vietnamese community in the country to honour organisations, individuals and businesses with outstanding contributions to the community and the homeland.
Laos sees surge in COVID-19 cases World

Laos sees surge in COVID-19 cases

The Lao Ministry of Health said on September 7 that in the past 24 hours, the country recorded 307 new cases of COVID-19, of which 86 were local infections.