ASEAN tackles trash in the ocean Environment

ASEAN tackles trash in the ocean

Marine pollution, mainly caused by plastic waste, is now the world’s second biggest environmental challenge after climate change. ASEAN countries have taken specific actions to reduce trash.
VFF sets ambitious goals in 2018 Culture - Sports

VFF sets ambitious goals in 2018

Vietnamese footballers are working hard to realise new missions in 2018: attending the 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD), winning the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 and playing well in the final round of the 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup, according to the Vietnam Football Federation.
TB elimination faces hurdles Health

TB elimination faces hurdles

Shortage of funding and trained personnel, as well as social discrimination, are undermining Vietnam’s hard-won success in combating the scourge of tuberculosis.
Budget airlines benefit tourism Business

Budget airlines benefit tourism

Airlines transported an estimated 52.2 million passengers in 2016, up 29 percent from the previous year, according to a report by the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam.
Society

Can Tho to become industrialised city before 2020

Can Tho’s social-economic achievements over the past four decades allowed its leaders to feel confident about the goal to transform the city into an industrialised one before 2020, becoming a driving force for social-economic development in the whole Southwest region.
Business

Can Tho leaders set big development goals

Authorities in Can Tho are aiming to transform the Mekong Delta metropolis into an industrial city by 2020, with gross regional domestic product (GRDP) growth targeted to reach 7.3 percent annually, according to the municipal Party Committee.
Malaysia: AEC’s big goals to be realised by 2020 World

Malaysia: AEC’s big goals to be realised by 2020

The ASEAN Region will officially develop a central market by the end of this year, but other more ambitious goals are not expected until 2020, according to Malaysia’s Trade Minister Mustapa Mohamed.