Thai government to extend rice price scheme World

Thai government to extend rice price scheme

The Thai government looks set to extend the rice price guarantees in the 2021-22 season, pledging to earmark 88 billion THB (over 2.6 billion USD) for the annual scheme operating for the third consecutive year.
Vietnam joins global peers in developing digital money Sci-Tech

Vietnam joins global peers in developing digital money

Vietnam is playing catch-up in a global race to develop its own digital currency and experts believe this will not only help the country develop new technology but also present an opportunity for Vietnam to join the most technologically-advanced countries.
Indonesia, RoK expand economic ties World

Indonesia, RoK expand economic ties

The Republic of Korea (RoK) and Indonesia on May 26 agreed to expand economic ties to overcome challenges from the new coronavirus pandemic and seek green growth.
Thailand eyes exports of 6 million tonnes of rice in 2021 World

Thailand eyes exports of 6 million tonnes of rice in 2021

The Thai Commerce Ministry has launched measures to increase rice exports to 6 million tonnes this year, valued at around 150 billion THB (4.83 billion USD), with Indonesia, China, Bangladesh and Iraq set to be the main markets under government-to-government (G2G) deals.
Indonesia, UAE sign 16 cooperation deals World

Indonesia, UAE sign 16 cooperation deals

Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed 16 cooperation agreements, including five government-to-government deals and 11 businesses-to-business ones.