Thailand speeds up smart airport project World

Thailand speeds up smart airport project

The Thai Transport Ministry is planning to use a facial recognition system in five upcountry airports as part of its ambitious "smart airport" project to reduce overcrowding, increase safety and boost tourism.
Goods smuggling ring busted in Lang Son Society

Goods smuggling ring busted in Lang Son

Police in the northern border province of Lang Son have caught 24 suspects red-handed trying to smuggle over 100 tonnes of contraband goods into Vietnam from China.
Vietnamese, Lao fronts tighten cooperation Politics

Vietnamese, Lao fronts tighten cooperation

Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Hau A Lenh met President of the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) Saysomphone Phomvihane in Vientiane on May 28 as part of his four-day visit to the country.
PM requests traffic safety on New Year festivals Society

PM requests traffic safety on New Year festivals

The Prime Minister sent a dispatch to the VFF, ministries and local People’s Committees requiring drastic measures to be taken to ensure traffic safety and order during the New Year and Tet festivals.
Eight-month economy sees positive changes Business

Eight-month economy sees positive changes

Vietnam recorded positive changes in almost all fields in the first eight months of this year with its macro-economy remaining stable, economic development staying on track, business climate improved.
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Controlled inflation should ensure economic growth: paper

The year's target of a 5 percent increase in the consumer price index (CPI) is feasible amid encouraging results for inflation and price controls in the first six months of 2015, Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper reported, adding that the CPI and inflation control should create momentum for GDP growth.