Thailand generates less marine debris World

Thailand generates less marine debris

The amount of marine debris generated in Thailand has dropped to 21,700-32,600 tonnes annually, after the initial success of a project to increase the reuse and recycling of materials by 25 percent.
Vietnam, Japan work to develop antimicrobial monitoring system Health

Vietnam, Japan work to develop antimicrobial monitoring system

The Health Ministry's Department of Medical Examination and Treatment and the Antimicrobial Resistance Research Centre of Japan on September 9 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in developing antimicrobial monitoring system in Vietnam.
Thailand ceases licensing agricultural chemicals World

Thailand ceases licensing agricultural chemicals

Thailand’s Deputy Agriculture Minister Mananya Thaiseth on August 9 ordered the Department of Agriculture to put the brakes on licence extensions for hazardous farm chemicals, and vowed to ban three substances by the end of this year.
Indonesia’s external debt still under control: BI World

Indonesia’s external debt still under control: BI

Indonesia’s external debt remained under control at healthy levels, apparent from its about 37 percent external debt-to-Gross Domestic Product ratio at the end of February, relatively unchanged from the earlier month and within the average of peer nations, according to a statement from the Bank Indonesia (BI).