Vietnam aims to ensure water security by 2030 Environment

Vietnam aims to ensure water security by 2030

By 2050, 60 percent of farming areas in Vietnam will be equipped with water-saving irrigation systems, according to the country's Water Management Strategy, which was recently approved by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
Project enriches life in Central Highlands Society

Project enriches life in Central Highlands

Pham Van Mang, Chairman of Ba Trang Commune’s People’s Committee in the central province of Quang Ngai, remembers the radiant faces and smiles of local people when a new bridge spanning the Tha Stream was opened thanks to the Central Highlands Poverty Reduction Project.
Indonesia’s car sales fall nearly 11 percent in 2019 World

Indonesia’s car sales fall nearly 11 percent in 2019

Indonesia sold 1.03 million cars in 2019, a drop of 10.8 percent year on year from 1.15 million units the previous year, due to the weak demand and other factors, according to the car manufacturer association (Gaikindo).
Banks’ liquidity abundant ahead of Tet Business

Banks’ liquidity abundant ahead of Tet

Though Tet (Lunar New Year) is approaching with rising capital demands, the liquidity of the banking system is abundant, helping interest rates in the inter-bank market drop sharply, industry insiders said.
Petrol prices slightly drop Business

Petrol prices slightly drop

The retail prices of petrol were slightly reduced starting 3.30pm on January 15, in the latest review by the ministries of Industry and Trade, and Finance.
Vietnam aims to ensure water security Society

Vietnam aims to ensure water security

By 2050, 60 percent of farming areas in Vietnam will be equipped with water-saving irrigation systems, according to the country's Water Management Strategy, which was recently approved by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
RoK seeks stronger ties with ASEAN to accelerate RCEP World

RoK seeks stronger ties with ASEAN to accelerate RCEP

The Republic of Korea (RoK) will spare no efforts to help conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by the end of this year by forging deeper ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as the country strives to revitalise its ailing exports, said the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy on January 7.
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.
Manufacturing sector drives economic growth Business

Manufacturing sector drives economic growth

The manufacturing and processing industry drove economic growth in 2019 with production volume increasing 11.29 percent over the previous year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).