COVID-19 pandemic leaves 400 million jobs lost in Q2: ILO World

COVID-19 pandemic leaves 400 million jobs lost in Q2: ILO

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused turmoil in the labour market, with massive job and income losses in the first half of 2020 and the recovery in the second half will be uncertain and incomplete, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has warned.
“Thieu lychee kingdom” looks to conquer demanding markets Society

“Thieu lychee kingdom” looks to conquer demanding markets

Thieu lychee, a specialty fruit of Luc Ngan district in northern Bac Giang province, are expected to soon be readily-found in one of the most choosy markets in the world - Japan - marking a major step in Vietnamese agricultural products reaching out to the globe.
Thailand gives urgent support to tourism operators World

Thailand gives urgent support to tourism operators

Thailand’s economic ministers on January 31 endorsed urgent aid measures for tourism operators battered by the coronavirus outbreak. According to local media, the measures include a soft-loan scheme and principal and interest payment suspension for six months by state-owned banks, including Krungthai Bank, Government Savings Bank and the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives.
NA Vice Chairwoman meets top Serbian legislator Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman meets top Serbian legislator

Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong, who is in Serbia to attend the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), had a meeting with Speaker of the National Assembly of the host country Maja Gojkovic on October 16.
Vietnam looks to broader cooperation with Romania, Czech Politics

Vietnam looks to broader cooperation with Romania, Czech

The visits to Romania and the Czech Republic by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc reaffirmed Vietnam’s wish to step up the friendship and multi-faceted cooperation with traditional friends in Central and Eastern Europe, with Romania and the Czech Republic as prioritized partners.
Good prospects for exports to Czech Republic Business

Good prospects for exports to Czech Republic

Economic and trade ties between Vietnam and the Czech Republic (CZE) have made remarkable progress in recent years, with the latter becoming a major trade partner of Vietnam in Eastern Europe.