PM calls on Vietnamese to support poor people ahead of Tet Society

PM calls on Vietnamese to support poor people ahead of Tet

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 18 called on Vietnamese people, firms and agencies both at home and overseas to continue providing relief for disadvantaged people living in far-flung islands and areas as well as those affected by natural disasters and Agent Orange/dioxin.
Lao delegation pays pre-Tet visit to Thai Nguyen Politics

Lao delegation pays pre-Tet visit to Thai Nguyen

A delegation from the Lao province of Houaphane, led by Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Vonboun Thavong visited the northern province of Thai Nguyen ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Thailand’s rice exports struggle to hit 8 million tonnes World

Thailand’s rice exports struggle to hit 8 million tonnes

Rice exports may fall below 8 million tonnes for 2019, with this year's prospects still uncertain because of a slew of risk factors such as the continued strong baht, natural disasters and emerging new rice exporters like Myanmar and China, local media reported.
Vietnam – Laos great friendship further developed Politics

Vietnam – Laos great friendship further developed

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith is set to lead a high-ranking delegation of the Lao government to visit Vietnam and co-chair the 42nd meeting of the Vietnam – Laos Inter-Governmental Committee in Hanoi from January 2-4.
Thailand: 2004 tsunami victims commemorated World

Thailand: 2004 tsunami victims commemorated

A ceremony to commemorate victims of 2004 earthquakes and tsunamis, the most severe in the world history, took place at Ban Nam Khem Tsunami Memorial Park, Phang Nga province of Thailand on December 26.
Over 110,700 tonnes of rice from reserve allocated to localities Society

Over 110,700 tonnes of rice from reserve allocated to localities

Over 110,700 tonnes of rice worth more than 1 trillion VND from the national reserve have been allocated to localities to support people after natural disasters, ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year festival and in forest plantation projects, and students living in especially disadvantaged areas, since the beginning of this year.
Indonesia remembers 2004 tsunami victims World

Indonesia remembers 2004 tsunami victims

A memorial was held on December 26 in the Indonesian province of Aceh for the victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami 15 years ago, one of the worst disasters in history.
Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill

Hundreds of soldiers from the Royal Cambodian Army and the Vietnam People’s Army on December 18 took part in a joint rescue drill in Chantrea district in the Cambodian province of Svay Rieng.