Vietnam to build second tallest tower in Asia Business

Vietnam to build second tallest tower in Asia

The PetroVietnam Construction Joint Stock Corporation (PVC) is planning to build a 528-m tower, the second tallest building in Asia after the Buri Dubai Tower in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Society

Over 2,300 poor labourers sent to work abroad

Around 2,300 rural labourers have been sent to work abroad after over one year of implementing the Prime Minister’s decision on boosting labour exports in poor districts, according to the Overseas Labour Management Department (OLMD).
Politics

Vietnam attends ASEAN-GCC FMs' Meeting

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem participated in the second official ASEAN-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Singapore from May 31 to June 1.
ASEAN

Malaysia-GCC trade down during January-April

Malaysia's total trade with the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was valued at 8.37 billion Malaysian Ringgits (2.3 billion USD) during January-April this year, down 26.5 percent as compared with the same period in 2008, said Bernama news agency.
ASEAN

‘Nippon’ funds safety upgrade for Malacca Straits

Japan's Nippon Foundation has pledged 2.5 million USD to the Aids to Navigation Fund for this year to which will enhance the safety and security of navigation, and the protection of the marine environment in the busy Malacca and Singapore straits.