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Thailand’s cross-border trade in Q1 increase by 1.86 percent

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Thailand’s cross-border trade in Q1 increase by 1.86 percent

The Department of Foreign Trade has unveiled the gross value of Thailand’s cross-border trading with immediate neighbouring countries during this year’s first quarter has amounted to 342.63 billion baht, accounting for a 1.86 percent increase with Malaysia as the largest cross-border trading partner, followed by Laos and Cambodia.

Thai-Cambodian Friendship Bridge completed

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Thai-Cambodian Friendship Bridge completed

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha joined in the celebrations for the Thai-Cambodian Friendship Bridge at Baan Nong Ian-Satung Bot in Aranyaprathet district of Sa Kaeo province.

Livestock sector looks to increase exports

Business

Livestock sector looks to increase exports

The livestock sector produces more than 5 million tonnes of meat each year, meeting domestic demand, but the target is to increase export, according to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.

Travel demand during upcoming holidays surges

Travel

Travel demand during upcoming holidays surges

Travel agents in Ho Chi Minh City are offering a huge range of domestic and outbound tours for the upcoming Reunification Day holiday on April 30 and Labour Day on May 1, and many of them are fully booked.

Renewable energy: the future of power for Vietnam

Environment

Renewable energy: the future of power for Vietnam

Vietnam could meet its long-term energy demands by adding renewable energy sources and cutting-edge battery storage technologies to its arsenal of solutions, experts said at a two-day international conference on renewable energy that ended on April 4 in HCM City.

Thailand, EU hold meeting on IUU fishing

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Thailand, EU hold meeting on IUU fishing

Even though the EU has lifted the ’yellow card’ issued as a warning to Thailand over IUU fishing, the Thai government remains committed to the cause and has proposed the idea of establishing an ASEAN IUU Task Force to address the issue regionally.

Laos’ economic growth outlook stable for 2019, 2020

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Laos’ economic growth outlook stable for 2019, 2020

Economic growth in Laos is expected to remain stable in 2019 and 2020 – backed by the expansion of the agriculture, energy, industry, and service sectors – according to the Vientiane Times’ quoting of the latest report of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on April 4.

Costs cause seafood firms to sink

Business

Costs cause seafood firms to sink

Rising production costs are harming the competitiveness of Vietnamese seafood products, according to experts. These include the prices of feed, material input, electricity and labour.

Cambodia fosters cross-border trade

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Cambodia fosters cross-border trade

Cambodia plans to step up cross-border trade activities and has begun talks with neighbouring countries to intensify trade ties, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on April 2.