ADB: Thailand’s economy to shrink by 8 percent in 2020 World

ADB: Thailand’s economy to shrink by 8 percent in 2020

Despite relatively effective containment of Covid-19, the impact of the pandemic on Thailand's economy has been more severe than expected and economic recovery remains elusive, with annual GDP poised to shrink by 8 percent, says the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
VNA, KPL: Close ties over the decades Videos

VNA, KPL: Close ties over the decades

Decades have flown by since the first Lao journalists from Khaosan Pathet Lao (Laos News Agency) were sent to the Vietnam News Agency to acquire journalism skills, yet former students of the course still recall the details of their time when Vietnam was their second home.
Grassroots healthcare clinics to be upgraded Health

Grassroots healthcare clinics to be upgraded

Vietnam is one of the few countries with a complete healthcare network which had been widely expanded to villages to provide primary treatment to local people, Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen has said.
Thailand: Gov’t half price campaign not yet final World

Thailand: Gov’t half price campaign not yet final

The National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) of Thailand has revealed some conditions have yet to be finalised for the government’s half price campaign, under which participants will receive a half price subsidy on their general purchases with certain limits.
Northern areas urged to brace for more rain Environment

Northern areas urged to brace for more rain

Northern provinces have seen heavy rains in the past few days, causing floods on the Thao River and inundation in Yen Bai province, said the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Services held abroad for late Party chief Politics

Services held abroad for late Party chief

Vietnamese embassies held ceremonies on August 13 and 14 for people to pay their respects to former General Secretary of the Party Central Committee Le Kha Phieu, who passed away on August 7.
Rap makes its way to national TV Culture - Sports

Rap makes its way to national TV

Recent years have seen the rise of rap stars in Vietnamese music industry like Den Vau or Suboi, and two new reality TV dedicated to rap have shown the increasing popularity of the genre.
Vietnam prepare for World Cup 2022 qualifiers Culture - Sports

Vietnam prepare for World Cup 2022 qualifiers

Vietnam’s national team will begin a training course at the Promotion Fund for Vietnamese Football Talent (PVF) Football Training Centre in the northern province of Hung Yen on August 18 to prepare for the upcoming World Cup 2022 qualifiers.