Sympathy offered to Armenia over market fire in Yerevan Politics

Sympathy offered to Armenia over market fire in Yerevan

Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son on August 19 sent a message of sympathy to his Armenian counterpart Ararat Mirzoyan over the huge losses in human lives caused by a fire at a shopping centre in the capital city of Yerevan on August 14.
India, Thailand beef up cooperation across fields World

India, Thailand beef up cooperation across fields

Minister of External Affairs of India Subrahmanyam Jaishankar paid an official visit to Thailand from August 16-18 to co-chair the 9th Meeting of the Thailand - India Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation with Don Pramudwinai, Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Malaysia prioritises interests of women World

Malaysia prioritises interests of women

Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob said his government has always prioritised the interests of women as they have contributed immensely to the country’s development.
Vietnam seeks stronger cooperation with Qatar in multiple areas Politics

Vietnam seeks stronger cooperation with Qatar in multiple areas

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh suggested Qatar step up investment cooperation with Vietnam in infrastructure development, oil, renewable energy, green technology and digital transformation while hosting visiting Qatari Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Qatar Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani on August 15.
Malaysia expands scale of bird’s nest industry World

Malaysia expands scale of bird’s nest industry

The Malaysian Government has agreed to allow the hiring of additional foreign workers for the bird's nest industry, specifically to clean raw swiftlet’s nests, to overcome the labour shortage facing the industry, according to the country's Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries Ronald Kiandee.
New project to promote Vietnamese language in Vietnamese communities abroad Society

New project to promote Vietnamese language in Vietnamese communities abroad

The Government has approved a project on designating September 8 as the Day for Honouring Vietnamese Language in Vietnamese Communities Abroad. Chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA) and Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Hieu talked to the press about the goals of the project and reasons to choose the date.
PM urges speeding up restructuring of Ha Bac fertilizer plant Business

PM urges speeding up restructuring of Ha Bac fertilizer plant

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on August 13 asked relevant ministries and sectors to uphold their responsibilities in solving difficulties and problems arising at the Ha Bac Fertiliser Plant under the Vietnam National Chemical Group (Vinachem), whose expansion was completed seven years ago.
Thailand becomes world’s top rubber exporter ASEAN

Thailand becomes world’s top rubber exporter

Thailand topped the list of rubber exporting countries in the first half of this year, with shipments of 2.19 million tonnes valued at 70.5 billion THB (2 billion USD), Advisor to Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives Alongkorn Ponlaboot revealed on August 12.