Ships, goods through Cai Mep-Thi Vai cluster up 2 pct in 2021 Business

Ships, goods through Cai Mep-Thi Vai cluster up 2 pct in 2021

Due to the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the total number of ships passing through seaports in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province in 2021 decreased, but that through its Cai Mep-Thi Vai port cluster alone still increased in both the number of vessels and the volume of goods compared to those in 2020, according to the Vung Tau Maritime Administration.
Thailand opens more tourism sandboxes in southern region World

Thailand opens more tourism sandboxes in southern region

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has approved a new round of relaxed entry measures for international arrivals to Thailand, opening three more Sandbox destinations of Krabi, Phang-Nga, and Surat Thani from January 11, in addition to Phuket.
Container fleet needs to be upgraded to keep growth momentum Business

Container fleet needs to be upgraded to keep growth momentum

Despite the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the volume of goods through seaports keeps growth momentum, especially container cargo. The connection between the two modes of maritime and inland waterway transport has had positive changes, thus reducing pressure on road transport.
Hanoi man jailed for five years for anti-State activities  Society

Hanoi man jailed for five years for anti-State activities

A man in Hanoi was sentenced to five years in prison during a trial on December 31 on the charge of “making, storing, distributing, or disseminating information, documents, and items against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam” under Article 117 of the 2015 Penal Code.
Thailand's capital cancels New Year's celebrations World

Thailand's capital cancels New Year's celebrations

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has decided to cancel the official New Year countdown event and prayer ceremony planned to be held on the night of December 31 and January 1, 2022 due to concerns over the Omicron COVID-19 variant.