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ADB approves 7.8 bln USD credit package for Philippines’ economic growth

World

ADB approves 7.8 bln USD credit package for Philippines’ economic growth

The Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s Board of Directors has approved a new six-year country partnership strategy with the Philippines, under which the bank will provide a credit package worth 7.8 billion USD to the Southeast Asian country until 2021 to support it in attaining sustained high and inclusive economic growth.

Vietnam Trade Union to convene 12th congress

Society

Vietnam Trade Union to convene 12th congress

As many as 950 Vietnamese delegates and seven international delegations will attend the 12th congress of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL), which is scheduled to take place in Hanoi from September 24-26, said VGCL President Bui Van Cuong.

Thailand to destroy 861 illegal fishing vessels

World

Thailand to destroy 861 illegal fishing vessels

The Thai Government is planning to demolish 861 unregistered fishing vessels by mid-December as part of efforts to improve the status of local fishery fleets and remove punishment from the European Commission (EC) on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

Australian project helps improve mango famers’ income

Business

Australian project helps improve mango famers’ income

Some 270 farmer households in the Mekong Delta provinces of Dong Thap and Tien Giang will receive support to improve their mango supply chain’s competitiveness under the Australia Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)’s project launched in Cao Lanh city, Dong Thap province on September 19.