Vietnam on focus of African friends and partners World

Vietnam on focus of African friends and partners

Inspired by recent remarks from Vietnam’s Ambassador to South Africa Hoang Van Loi, about a forthcoming study visit to Vietnam by a group of African policy specialists and influencers, we have approached the Johannesburg-based organisers to justify our curiosity.
Thai Commerce Ministry pushing for cabinet approval for joining CPTPP World

Thai Commerce Ministry pushing for cabinet approval for joining CPTPP

The Commerce Ministry of Thailand is pushing for cabinet approval for the country's bid to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) amid fierce opposition from civil groups which have argued the move will have an adverse impact on food security and access to medicines, local media reported.
Chance emerges for Vietnam's more inclusive growth path: ILO Society

Chance emerges for Vietnam's more inclusive growth path: ILO

Despite difficulties brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, an opportunity is emerging for Vietnam to build the foundations of a more inclusive growth path, which leaves no one behind once recovery begins, according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Vietnam.
Thailand considers CPTPP membership World

Thailand considers CPTPP membership

Thailand’s International Economic Policy Committee has held a meeting to consider the pros and cons of Thailand joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for a Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), as well as gathering public input.
Vietnam dreams of sleepless nightlife Travel

Vietnam dreams of sleepless nightlife

The itinerary for a tourist visiting Hanoi typically includes some sightseeing for Instagram photos and trying out a bowl of ‘pho’ or a ‘banh mi’, possibly with a cup of egg coffee.
CPTPP to help bolster Vietnam-Mexico trade: Ambassador World

CPTPP to help bolster Vietnam-Mexico trade: Ambassador

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will help create a more favourable environment for Vietnam and Mexico to bolster their economic, trade and investment ties, Vietnam’s Ambassador to Mexico Nguyen Hoai Duong said.
Thai economy grows by 2.8 pct in 2019’s Q1 World

Thai economy grows by 2.8 pct in 2019’s Q1

The fluctuating global economy and the trade war between China and the US which has reduced the export sector has caused the Thai economy in the first quarter of this year to grow at a slower pace, at 2.8 percent compared to 3.6 percent in the last quarter of 2018.