Malaysia to consider single ASEAN time zone World

Malaysia to consider single ASEAN time zone

The Malaysian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Anifah Aman said that Malaysia will consider the suggestion of a single time zone for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Society

Hanoi seminar discusses urban planning

A conference on regional urban planning was held in Hanoi on November 7, bringing together approximately 400 experts from Japan, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam.
Architectural contest seeks budding artists Society

Architectural contest seeks budding artists

A contest to seek the best projects for preserving, embellishing and promoting the value of the archaeological site at No. 18 Hoang Dieu Street, which lies in the ancient Thang Long Imperial Citadel, was launched in Hanoi on February 12.
Environment

Tho Chu island takes aim of marine resources

Tho Chu Island, where the Khmer Rouge troops carried out a bloody massacre of 500 residents 38 years ago, is moving to become a sea ecotourism destination and a farming area of high-quality aquatic creatures.
World

Thai centre opens new office in Malaysia

Thailand ’s Southern Border Provinces Administrative Centre (SBPAC) has opened a new office in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia , to assist Thai restaurant owners and workers there.
Powering islands to develop sea-based economy Business

Powering islands to develop sea-based economy

Authorities of the southern province of Kien Giang are speeding up efforts to connect the island districts of Phu Quoc and Kien Hai with the national power grid to fuel local development under the national strategy on sea and island economic development by 2020.
Deputies debate capital's future, personal income tax Politics

Deputies debate capital's future, personal income tax

The promulgation of a law covering the development of greater Hanoi, known as the Capital Law, will create a solid legal foundation for the construction and management of the city, National Assembly deputies said on November 5.