Business

Vietnam aims to increase rice exports

Vietnam will focus on Africa, West and South Asian markets to boost rice exports amidst harsh competition anticipated this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
15th IOF summit concludes, issues Dakar Declaration World

15th IOF summit concludes, issues Dakar Declaration

The 15th Summit of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (IOF) concluded on November 30 in Dakar, Senegal after passing the Dakar Declaration and important resolutions that advocated boosting economic partnership in the French-speaking community.
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Cambodia welcomes 3.2 million foreign tourists

Cambodia welcomed 3.2 million foreign tourists during the first nine months of 2014, a 5 percent increase from the same period last year, primarily hailing from Vietnam, China, the Republic of Korea, Laos and Thailand.
Health Ministry uses standby fund for Ebola prevention Health

Health Ministry uses standby fund for Ebola prevention

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has allowed the Ministry of Health to proactively use its standby fund created for countering epidemics in 2014 for preventive measures against Ebola epidemic, which has caused over 3,400 deaths in West Africa so far.