FTA with EU expected to boost Thailand’s GDP World

FTA with EU expected to boost Thailand’s GDP

A free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU) is likely to stimulate not only exports but also imports and investment as well, helping to raise Thailand's GDP by 1.63 percent a year, according to a study.
HCM City’s voters express concern over education, drug issues Politics

HCM City’s voters express concern over education, drug issues

Voters in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 expressed their concern over education-training, legislation and the use of alcoholics and drug which lead to many traffic accidents during a local meeting with Politburo member and Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.
NA Vice Chairwoman lauds WHO’s efforts in public health care Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman lauds WHO’s efforts in public health care

Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong lauded the World Health Organisation (WHO) for partnering with Vietnam to improve public health care quality during a reception in Hanoi on April 26 for WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific Takeshi Kasai.
Hanoi works to ensure food safety during Tet Society

Hanoi works to ensure food safety during Tet

The food market to serve the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival is bustling with various kinds of products to meet increasing public demand but also poses high risks of unsafe food or violations in food safety and hygiene.
Stop alcohol tax hikes, brewers plead Business

Stop alcohol tax hikes, brewers plead

Taxes on alcohol and soft drinks should not be hiked again in the next few years since successive hikes in special consumption tax have had a strong impact on the market, heard a round table in Ho Chi Minh City.
BBQ banned on Vung Tau beach Travel

BBQ banned on Vung Tau beach

Tourists will no longer be able to have a barbeque feast on the Vung Tau beach as the coastal city is seeking a better environment for tourists.