Vietnam calls on int'l community to support Iraq World

Vietnam calls on int'l community to support Iraq

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations, on November 24 called on the international community to continue support for Iraq, which is facing deep-rooted economic, social and political challenges.
37th ASEAN Summit concludes on a high note: Thai Ambassador ASEAN

37th ASEAN Summit concludes on a high note: Thai Ambassador

The 37th ASEAN Summit and related meetings concluded on a high note, showing the wider region and the world that the COVID-19 pandemic could neither derail ASEAN’s commitments nor delay its plans, affirmed Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Thailand to ASEAN Phasporn Sangasubana.
Ca Mau Airport upgrading to be conducted after 2025 Business

Ca Mau Airport upgrading to be conducted after 2025

The Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) will design a plan to invest in upgrading and developing Ca Mau Airport after the 2021-2025 period, according to a report that the firm has just submitted to the Ministry of Transport.
ASEM dialogue promotes women’s economic empowerment amid COVID-19 World

ASEM dialogue promotes women’s economic empowerment amid COVID-19

The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) High-level Dialogue on Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment amid the COVID-19 Pandemic opened on October 12 in the form of video conference, bringing together nearly 130 delegates from 41 ASEM member countries and seven international and regional organisations.
Pandemic severely impacted Lao tourism: ADB World

Pandemic severely impacted Lao tourism: ADB

Though Laos largely avoided any severe health impacts from COVID-19, the pandemic’s effect on its economy, especially the tourism sector, is forecast to be devastating, according to the Vientiane Times.
ADB revises 2020 growth forecast for Cambodia upward ASEAN

ADB revises 2020 growth forecast for Cambodia upward

The Asian Development Bank has revised its 2020 growth forecast for Cambodia upward thanks to the country’s improved agricultural performance and an increase in volume in non-garment manufacturing exports such as bicycles and electronics.