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Republic of Korea

ADB helps Cambodian poor tap riches of Tonle Sap Basin

ASEAN

ADB helps Cambodian poor tap riches of Tonle Sap Basin

ADB is providing a technical assistance grant worth 3.45 million USD to Cambodia to help diversify and boost the incomes of thousands of subsistence farmers, small land holders, and poor households living in and around the resource-rich Tonle Sap Basin.

Another oil refinery to get built

Business

Another oil refinery to get built

The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group, PetroVietnam, has unveiled plans to enter into a joint venture with foreign investors to start work on the country’s third oil refinery by September.

NGO grants going strong

Society

NGO grants going strong

Vietnam received commitments to humanitarian and socio-economic assistance from 17 new foreign non-governmental organisations (NGO’s) in the first half of the year, despite the impact of the global economic downturn on charitable giving worldwide.

Doosan Vina wins multi-million dollar contract

Business

Doosan Vina wins multi-million dollar contract

The Doosan Vina company in the Dung Quat economic zone will produce equipment for thermal power plants under a contract worth 70 million USD from the Republic of Korea (RoK) group, Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction.

Red River urban area moves to PM’s desk

Society

Red River urban area moves to PM’s desk

A plan to rebuild urban areas along both banks of the Hong (Red) River in Hanoi through 2020 will be submitted to the Prime Minister after receiving the nod from the Hanoi Party Committee conference on July 6.

Asia Pacific dock workers unions set up federations

World

Asia Pacific dock workers unions set up federations

Sixty-three unions representing dock workers from 29 Asia-Pacific countries are set to form a federation of port workers' unions in their respective countries to network and safeguard the interest of port workers, local media reported on June 22.