Indonesia to send fishermen to Natuna waters World

Indonesia to send fishermen to Natuna waters

Indonesia is to send around 120 fishermen from the island of Java to the Natuna islands in the Riau Islands Province, said Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Mohammad Mahfud on January 6.
Philippines to evacuate workers in Middle East World

Philippines to evacuate workers in Middle East

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military to prepare to deploy aircraft and ships to evacuate thousands of Philippine workers in Iraq and Iran in case violence breaks out following US airstrike at Baghdad International Airport last week.
Thailand’s rice exports struggle to hit 8 million tonnes World

Thailand’s rice exports struggle to hit 8 million tonnes

Rice exports may fall below 8 million tonnes for 2019, with this year's prospects still uncertain because of a slew of risk factors such as the continued strong baht, natural disasters and emerging new rice exporters like Myanmar and China, local media reported.
FDI flow into Cambodia picks up 11.7 percent in 2019 World

FDI flow into Cambodia picks up 11.7 percent in 2019

Cambodia lured more than 3.58 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2019, a year-on-year surge of 11.7 percent, with Chinese investment accounting for 43 percent of the total figure, according to the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC).
AO/dioxin victims in Soc Trang receive Tet gifts Society

AO/dioxin victims in Soc Trang receive Tet gifts

Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Van Rinh, President of the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA), presented gifts to AO/dioxin victims in Soc Trang province on January 5, during his working trip to the southern region.
Nation join hands to give warm Tet to poor workers Society

Nation join hands to give warm Tet to poor workers

Officials have joined trade union organisations and enterprises in many localities in presenting gifts and free transport tickets for poor workers to ensure they can have a warm Lunar New Year (Tet) with their families.
Thai King names new Privy Council president World

Thai King names new Privy Council president

Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn – Rama X has appointed General Surayud Chulanont as President of the Privy Council, replacing the late General Prem Tinsulanonda who died on May 26 last year.
Vietnamese, Hungarian parties hope for stronger cooperation Politics

Vietnamese, Hungarian parties hope for stronger cooperation

Politburo member and Permanent Member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong received a delegation of Hungary’s ruling party, Fidesz – Hungarian Civic Alliance, led by its Vice President Katalin Novak in Hanoi on January 3.