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Vietnam, Indonesia work together in fisheries

Business

Vietnam, Indonesia work together in fisheries

Officials from the Vietnamese and Indonesian fisheries sectors will discuss maritime-related issues including law enforcement in the fisheries sector and how to monitor and solve illegal fishing at an upcoming workshop in Ho Chi Minh City .

ASEAN+3 to set up landmark bond fund

ASEAN

ASEAN+3 to set up landmark bond fund

ASEAN plans to join China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in setting up a multibillion-dollar bond-guarantee fund so firms can more easily raise capital and invest in the region, said “The Nation” newspaper of Thailand on July 20.

“China, Japan and RoK, have already committed to contributing to the fund with an initial investment of about 1 billion USD," a source told the newspaper.

Indonesian police set up bombing info centre

ASEAN

Indonesian police set up bombing info centre

The National Police (Polri) Headquarters of Indonesia has set up a bombing information centre as a means of communication and information exchange between the police and the public, local news agency reported.

Vinasat-1 spreads its wings

Sci-Tech

Vinasat-1 spreads its wings

Vietnam’s first telecommunications satellite, Vinasat-1, has leased out 70 percent of its capacity to domestic and foreign clients, just one year after its launch on April 19, 2008, according to the operator, Vietnam Telecom International (VTI).

Indonesia, EU push up cooperation

ASEAN

Indonesia, EU push up cooperation

Indonesia and the European Union will officially sign a Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) later this year, the EC delegation to Indonesia has announced.

Magnesium phosphate production outstrips demand

Business

Magnesium phosphate production outstrips demand

Vietnam’s fertiliser production has so far met 100 percent of domestic demand for fused calcium magnesium phosphate and a half of the demand of urea fertiliser, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has said.