Ministry vows to improve management of festivals Society

Ministry vows to improve management of festivals

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and local authorities have pledged to join forces to boost the management and organisation of cultural festivities across the country, with the aim to prevent commercialisation and distortion of history.
Excess preconditions drag economy Business

Excess preconditions drag economy

A report on 2017 Business Conditions launched recently by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) shows that 234 business sectors require new legal prerequisites.
Thailand: UDD anti-fraud centres foiled by police World

Thailand: UDD anti-fraud centres foiled by police

Thai police were deployed on June 19 to prevent the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship from launching centres monitoring fraud in the August 7 referendum on the new constitutional draft.
Lao newspaper explores plots against Vietnam Politics

Lao newspaper explores plots against Vietnam

The Lao “Security” newspaper, published by the Lao Ministry of Security, carried several stories alleging that forces hostile to Vietnam attempted to sabotage recent elections in the country.
Politics

Press hailed for role in capital’s development

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Thao has attributed the capital’s impressive growth to the enthusiastic contribution of press agencies, especially in the mass mobilisation work.