Thailand puts forth four main issues at 31st APEC Ministerial Meeting World

Thailand puts forth four main issues at 31st APEC Ministerial Meeting

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai called for building an inclusive, resilient, sustainable and innovative future for Asia-Pacific while attending the 31st APEC Ministerial Meeting (AMM) held recently via video conference by Malaysia.
Thai PM proposes three areas for UN to assist ASEAN World

Thai PM proposes three areas for UN to assist ASEAN

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha proposed three areas which the United Nations (UN) can support ASEAN in addressing the unfinished business and advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while addressing the 11th ASEAN-UN Summit held via videoconference on November 15.
Thailand underlines multilateral cooperation in ASEAN summits ASEAN

Thailand underlines multilateral cooperation in ASEAN summits

Prime Minister and Defence Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha underlined the significance of multilateral cooperation in bringing COVID-19 under control and sustainable economic recovery while attending the online 12th Mekong-Japan Summit on November 13.
Thai Deputy PM speaks highly of Vietnam as ASEAN 2020 Chair ASEAN

Thai Deputy PM speaks highly of Vietnam as ASEAN 2020 Chair

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Thailand Don Pramudwinai talked to Vietnam News Agency correspondents in Bangkok about issues discussed at the 37th ASEAN Summit and related meetings, held virtually from November 12-15, and the role of Vietnam as the ASEAN Chair in 2020.
PM inspects post-flood recovery in central region  Society

PM inspects post-flood recovery in central region

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 24 underlined the urgent need to ensure normal lives and livelihoods for people in flood-hit areas in the central region, and to help them soon stabilise their lives.
Meeting promotes ASEAN-EAS cooperation in adapting to COVID-19 ASEAN

Meeting promotes ASEAN-EAS cooperation in adapting to COVID-19

Senior experts from the East Asia Summit (EAS) have gathered at an online meeting to discuss cooperation orientations in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, co-chaired by Vietnam, as the Chair of ASEAN and EAS 2020, and Indonesia as the Chair of the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Health Development (SOMHD).
19 more victims at Rao Trang 3 hydropower plant hospitalised Society

19 more victims at Rao Trang 3 hydropower plant hospitalised

Rescuers managed to bring 19 victims, including one fatality, from the Rao Trang 4 hydropower plant in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue to hospital on the afternoon of October 14, while rescue efforts continue at the Rao Trang 3 hydropower plant.
Poverty reduction in Hanoi a success Society

Poverty reduction in Hanoi a success

The capital city of Hanoi has completed its poverty reduction targets two years earlier than scheduled during the period of 2016-2020, with no communes and villages in extremely poor conditions.
EU partners with ASEAN nations on counterfeit drug prevention ASEAN

EU partners with ASEAN nations on counterfeit drug prevention

EU Ambassador to ASEAN Igor Driesmans said the EU has launched a new social media campaign entitled “Your Health Is Priceless” which aims to raise awareness of the harms that counterfeit pharmaceutical and healthcare products can cause falsified medicines in Southeast Asia.
Health Ministry to step up comprehensive reform Health

Health Ministry to step up comprehensive reform

During the 2021-2025 period, the health sector will push strong and comprehensive reform to meet rising public demand for health care and protection, striving to achieve high rankings in health care as compared to ASEAN and Western Pacific nations.