MRC urges Mekong countries to address low water flows World

MRC urges Mekong countries to address low water flows

Six Mekong countries have been urged to address regional low water flows as the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) endures record lows for the second consecutive year, according to a Mekong River Commission (MRC) report.
HD Bank’s profit up 31.5 pct. in H1 Business

HD Bank’s profit up 31.5 pct. in H1

The HCM City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank (HD Bank) reported impressive results on August 3 for the first half of 2020, with pre-tax profit growing 31.5 percent year-on-year to over 2.9 trillion VND (124.3 million USD).
Singapore sees Vietnam valuable friend during COVID-19 Politics

Singapore sees Vietnam valuable friend during COVID-19

To mark Singapore’s 55th National Day (August 9, 2020), Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Catherine Wong Siow Ping writes about Singapore’s growing Strategic Partnership with Vietnam, and how both countries have worked together to overcome challenges.
Thailand’s rice exports forecast to hit decade low World

Thailand’s rice exports forecast to hit decade low

Thailand's rice exports are likely to plunge to 6.5 million tonnes this year, the lowest in the last decade, from an earlier projection of 7.5 million tonnes because of negative factors, according to the Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA).
Cambodia’s economy stagnant in first half World

Cambodia’s economy stagnant in first half

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) said the Kingdom’s economic growth stagnated in the first half of the year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and forecast that the country’s GDP would contract 1.9 percent this year.