Building resilience to drought in Southeast Asia World

Building resilience to drought in Southeast Asia

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) have released the Ready for the Dry Years: Building Resilience to Drought in Southeast Asia report.
Vietnam, ADB sign deal on emergency grant to aid disaster response Society

Vietnam, ADB sign deal on emergency grant to aid disaster response

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, authorised by the Government, and Country Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Andrew Jeffries on November 24 signed an agreement on the bank’s emergency grant of 2.5 million USD to help Vietnam address natural disasters’ consequences in the central region.
Sovico Aviation bids for Vietjet shares Business

Sovico Aviation bids for Vietjet shares

Sovico Aviation Holdings Company (Sovico Aviation) has registered to buy 33 million shares of Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company (HoSE: VJC). The deal is being carried out between November 12 and December 11, 2020 via put-through and/or order-matching transactions.
Thailand promotes bioeconomy World

Thailand promotes bioeconomy

Thailand is promoting the concept of bioeconomy, which encourages the use of renewable resources and waste products to make value-added products, to support the country’s ambitious plan to make Thailand the biochemical industry hub of ASEAN by 2027.
International cooperation vital to terrorism fight: Vietnamese diplomat World

International cooperation vital to terrorism fight: Vietnamese diplomat

Ambassador Pham Hai Anh, deputy head of the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations, stressed the significance of regional and international cooperation to root out terrorism and prevent conflicts, while attending the UN Security Council (UNSC)’s online meeting on counter-terrorism on November 23.
Vietnam, US agree to further cooperation in handling common challenges Politics

Vietnam, US agree to further cooperation in handling common challenges

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and US National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien on November 21 agreed that Vietnam and the US will continue cooperating in order to cope with common challenges, thus significantly contributing to peace, stability, prosperity and cooperation in the region and the world.