ASEAN

Thai Cabinet approves 186 economic stimulus projects

Thailand’s Cabinet has approved the first batch of 186 economic stimulus projects worth 92.4 billion baht (3 billion USD) and allocated 15.5 billion baht (500 million USD) to support job creation and tourism-related projects.
Thailand signs U-Tapao airport city deal World

Thailand signs U-Tapao airport city deal

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on June 19 presided over a contract signing between the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and BBS Joint Venture to develop U-Tapao International Airport and the Eastern Airport City Project.
US finance corporation sees Vietnam as priority partner Business

US finance corporation sees Vietnam as priority partner

The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) always attaches a great importance to and considers Vietnam a preferred partner in US cooperative projects, CEO of the DFC Adam Boehler told Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc.
 “Facebook for Vietnam” campaign launched Society

“Facebook for Vietnam” campaign launched

Facebook, in partnership with the US Mission to Vietnam and partners, launched a “Facebook for Vietnam” campaign to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Vietnam - US relations on May 24.
Kien Giang serves nearly 1.8 million tourists in four months Travel

Kien Giang serves nearly 1.8 million tourists in four months

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang welcomed nearly 1.8 million vistors in the first four months of 2020, down 40.1 percent year-on-year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Tourism Bui Quoc Thai.
Bac Giang’s tourism thrives Travel

Bac Giang’s tourism thrives

The northern province of Bac Giang is striving to serve 2.5 million tourists in 2020, according to Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Tran Minh Ha.
Quang Tri lures urban development projects Business

Quang Tri lures urban development projects

The People’s Committee of Quang Tri province has granted investment licences to TNG Holdings Vietnam to build two urban areas in Dong Ha city with a combined investment of nearly 1.8 trillion VND (over 78.2 million USD).