Vietnam presents medical supplies to African nations Politics

Vietnam presents medical supplies to African nations

Deputy Foreign Minister To Anh Dung on July 30 presented medical supplies from the Vietnamese Government worth 250,000 USD to the five African countries of Algeria, Angola, Mozambique, Nigeria, and South Africa, to help them battle COVID-19.
EU assists Cambodia in post-COVID-19 economic recovery World

EU assists Cambodia in post-COVID-19 economic recovery

The European Union (EU), its member states and their financial institutions and agencies are mobilising 443 million EUR (503 million USD) in grants and loans to work with Cambodia in fighting COVID-19 and mitigating its socio-economic impacts.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc holds phone talks with Japanese counterpart Politics

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc holds phone talks with Japanese counterpart

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held phone talks with his Japanese counterpart Abe Shinzo on May 4, during which they exchanged views on the prevention and control of COVID-19 in their respective countries, and agreed to work closely together to overcome the pandemic.
Indonesia to boost labour-intensive infrastructure projects World

Indonesia to boost labour-intensive infrastructure projects

The Indonesian government will intensify labour-intensive infrastructure projects in different parts of Indonesia to offer employment to members of the low-income community to maintain their purchasing power amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Mekong Delta provinces get help to cope with drought Society

Mekong Delta provinces get help to cope with drought

An aid package of 530 billion VND (over 22.7 million USD) has been approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to help eight provinces in the Mekong Delta deal with drought, water scarcity and saltwater intrusion, which have been taking a heavy toll on the agricultural production hub of Vietnam.
COVID-19: Philippines announces 3.9 billion USD social aid package World

COVID-19: Philippines announces 3.9 billion USD social aid package

President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte on March 30 announced that his government will launch a social relief package worth 200 billion peso (3.9 billion USD) to assist low-income households and industries seriously affected by the strict preventive measures against COVID-19.