Japan supports firms engaging in smart city building in Vietnam World

Japan supports firms engaging in smart city building in Vietnam

The Japanese government will set up a fund worth 250 billion JPY (some 2.4 billion USD) to support Japanese companies' "smart-city" projects and to help further decarbonisation measures in Vietnam and other Southeast Asian nations, reported the Nikkei Asia.
GLP to join Vietnam’s warehouse market Business

GLP to join Vietnam’s warehouse market

GLP, Asia's biggest warehouse operator, is planning to cooperate with Vietnam’s SEA Logistic Partners, or SLP, in a 1.5 billion USD new venture, reported Nikkei Asia Review.
Vietnam becomes Japan’s biggest coffee supplier Business

Vietnam becomes Japan’s biggest coffee supplier

Vietnam, the world's biggest producer of robusta, has become the top supplier of coffee beans for Japan as the consumption of instant coffee, which uses robusta, is soaring there amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Nikkei Asia Review.
Foreigners in Thailand urged to renew visas World

Foreigners in Thailand urged to renew visas

The Immigration Bureau (IB) of Thailand has urged foreigners who have been stranded in the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic to renew their visas before the end of an exemption which falls on September 26.