ADB raises growth forecasts for Vietnam in 2019 and 2020 Business

ADB raises growth forecasts for Vietnam in 2019 and 2020

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised up its growth forecasts for Vietnam from 6.8 percent to 6.9 percent for 2019 and from 6.7 percent to 6.8 percent for 2020 while trimming its predictions in developing Asia as growth in China and India is weighed down by both external and domestic factors.
Thailand approves farmers’ aid fund for 2020 World

Thailand approves farmers’ aid fund for 2020

The Thai Commerce Ministry has approved a farmers aid fund worth 4.38 billion THB (145 million USD) for the 2020 fiscal year, focusing on rice, tapioca, palm oil, fruit, shrimp, pork, eggs, salt, onions and garlic.
PrEP HIV-prevention med makes progress in Thailand World

PrEP HIV-prevention med makes progress in Thailand

The Thai Red Cross Society has held a seminar following up on PrEP pre-exposure HIV prevention medicine services in Thailand, where the drugs are offered to persons in risk groups, helping them prevent becoming infected.
Thai PM lays stress on defence spending World

Thai PM lays stress on defence spending

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has stressed that the Defence Ministry must reserve a budget of 70-80 billion THB (2.3-2.6 billion USD) for buying munitions and vehicles for defensive purposes.