Lao delegation pays pre-Tet visit to Thai Nguyen Politics

Lao delegation pays pre-Tet visit to Thai Nguyen

A delegation from the Lao province of Houaphane, led by Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Vonboun Thavong visited the northern province of Thai Nguyen ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Thailand’s rice exports struggle to hit 8 million tonnes World

Thailand’s rice exports struggle to hit 8 million tonnes

Rice exports may fall below 8 million tonnes for 2019, with this year's prospects still uncertain because of a slew of risk factors such as the continued strong baht, natural disasters and emerging new rice exporters like Myanmar and China, local media reported.
Over 110,700 tonnes of rice from reserve allocated to localities Society

Over 110,700 tonnes of rice from reserve allocated to localities

Over 110,700 tonnes of rice worth more than 1 trillion VND from the national reserve have been allocated to localities to support people after natural disasters, ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year festival and in forest plantation projects, and students living in especially disadvantaged areas, since the beginning of this year.
ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought ASEAN

ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought

ASEAN-member countries have vowed to take immediate action to resolve problems caused by worsening drought in Southeast Asia, especially in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region, which is especially susceptible to global warming.
Vietnam builds new national strategy on gender equality Society

Vietnam builds new national strategy on gender equality

More than 80 experts from governmental agencies, domestic and international organizations, and academia attended “The launching workshop on the review of the National Strategy on Gender Equality and the development of the new National Strategy on Gender Equality 2021-2030” in Hanoi on December 6.