Cambodia resumes rice exports World

Cambodia resumes rice exports

The Cambodian government has allowed companies to resume exporting rice from next week, after banning it for more than a month to ensure the country's food security during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thailand develops COVID boxes to protect health workers World

Thailand develops COVID boxes to protect health workers

The Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DES) of Thailand is turning the TOT Public Company’s phone booths into coronavirus test kiosks to ward off infection risks among health care workers and address the shortage of personal protective equipment.
UNDP supports Vietnam in COVID-19 fight Health

UNDP supports Vietnam in COVID-19 fight

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on April 12 donated 20,000 high-quality surgical masks to Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MoH) to help protect health care workers on the frontlines of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
World Bank helps Philippines fight COVID-19 World

World Bank helps Philippines fight COVID-19

The World Bank has earmarked a 100-million-USD loan to help the Philippines fight the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), the Philippine Department of Finance said on March 18.
Vietnam kicks off first security expo in Hanoi Sci-Tech

Vietnam kicks off first security expo in Hanoi

The Homeland Security Expo 2017, the first of its kind in Vietnam, was launched at the International Centre for Exhibition in Hanoi on August 29 to introduce latest and modern technologies and products for defence and public security.
Rice institute teaches 1,000 delta farmers Society

Rice institute teaches 1,000 delta farmers

Around 1,000 farmers in the Mekong Delta received training in the best rice cultivation and crop protection practices from the Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute (CLRRI) and US conglomerate DuPont
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US helps Vietnam combat epidemics

The United States has offered a 57,000 USD assistance package to help Vietnam quickly respond to potential new outbreaks of avian or H1N1 influenza.