Vietnamese firm tries to take workers out of flooded area in Laos World

Vietnamese firm tries to take workers out of flooded area in Laos

Hoang Anh Giai Lai Joint Stock Company of Vietnam is planning to hire helicopters to bring its 26 workers out of the flooded area on July 25 morning at the earliest after the collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in the Lao province of Attapeu a day earlier.
Thailand prepares to lift sunken tourist ship World

Thailand prepares to lift sunken tourist ship

Thailand's authorities said on July 8 that rescuers are preparing to lift tourist boat Phoenix which capsized off the coast of Phuket island three days ago, killing at least 42 people and leaving 14
Philippines strengthens military capacity World

Philippines strengthens military capacity

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the plan of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to buy more aircraft and submarine, Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on June 11.
Singapore to tighten security for US-DPRK summit World

Singapore to tighten security for US-DPRK summit

The Singaporean police will tighten security measures to prepare for the summit between US President Donald Trump and leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un, which is scheduled to take place on June 12.
France’s naval ships visit Ho Chi Minh City Society

France’s naval ships visit Ho Chi Minh City

The French Navy’s Mistral-class amphibious assault ship Dixmude and La Fayette-class frigate FS Surcouf with 713 officers and sailors on board began their five-day visit to Ho Chi Minh City on June 1.
Airports serve 94 million passengers in 2017 Business

Airports serve 94 million passengers in 2017

Airports across Vietnam served about 94 million passengers and handled an estimated 1.34 million tonnes of freight last year, up 16 percent and 19 percent, respectively, from 2016, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAA).