Firms cautioned when exporting pepper to Myanmar Business

Firms cautioned when exporting pepper to Myanmar

The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Agency of Foreign Trade has warned domestic enterprises to take caution when exporting pepper to Myanmar after a local company was added into the list of importers under close watch by the Myanmar Customs.
NA Vice Chairwoman attends IPU-141’s closing ceremony Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman attends IPU-141’s closing ceremony

Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Tong Thi Phong met with First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Serbia Ivica Dacic and attended the closing ceremony of the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-141) in Belgrade on October 17.
Japanese insurer invests in Mekong region World

Japanese insurer invests in Mekong region

Japanese-based Dai-ichi Life Insurance company has channeled 5.4 billion JPY (50 million USD) into infrastructure development projects in the Mekong region, including Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar.
NA Vice Chairwoman busy with sidelines meetings at IPU-141 Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman busy with sidelines meetings at IPU-141

Vietnamese NA Permanent Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong had separate meetings on October 13 with officials of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and Myanmar’s parliament on the sidelines of the 141st Assembly of the IPU (IPU-141) in Belgrade, Serbia.
Viettel launches 5G technology in Laos Sci-Tech

Viettel launches 5G technology in Laos

Military-run telecom group Viettel plans to roll out fifth generation (5G) technology in Laos, its third overseas launch of the service after Cambodia and Myanmar.
Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor Environment

Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor

Rising sea levels and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta are becoming alarming, said Prof. David Dapice, Senior Economist, Vietnam and Myanmar Programme, Harvard Kennedy School, at a meeting with leaders of Can Tho city on October 8.
ASEAN members review process of IAI projects World

ASEAN members review process of IAI projects

The 59th meeting of the Initiative for ASEAN Integration (IAI) Task Force and the 9th Consultation Meeting of the IAI Task Force and ASEAN Partners took place in Jakarta, Indonesia from October 3-4.