Thailand moves to deal with air pollution World

Thailand moves to deal with air pollution

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered Government agencies to take drastic actions to fight the air pollution that has plagued Bangkok and its surrounding provinces in recent days.
Former vice secretary of HCM City’s Party Committee prosecuted Society

Former vice secretary of HCM City’s Party Committee prosecuted

The People’s Procuracy of Ho Chi Minh City on December 16 commenced legal proceedings against Tat Thanh Cang, former permanent vice secretary of the municipal Party Committee, to investigate for “violations of regulations on management and use of State assets, causing losses”.
Seminar talks facilitating green growth Business

Seminar talks facilitating green growth

A seminar was held in Hanoi on December 15 to discuss a research on incorporating goals of the national action plan implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and national strategy on green growth into socio-economic development plans of centrally-run cities and provinces.
Indonesia sets goal to vaccinate 75 million people against COVID-19 World

Indonesia sets goal to vaccinate 75 million people against COVID-19

Indonesia’s Ministry of State-owned Enterprises (BUMN) is targeting to supply non-subsidised vaccines to 75 million people within the next eight or nine months, said BUMN Minister and Chief Executive of the Committee for Handling COVID-19 and Economic Recovery (KPCPEN) Erick Thohir.
Vietnam, Japan further promote agricultural cooperation Business

Vietnam, Japan further promote agricultural cooperation

The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) signed an agreement on technological cooperation in irrigation and drainage, protection of marine resources, and responsible management of the fisheries sector at the 5th Japan-Vietnam Agricultural Cooperation Dialogue and a public - private agricultural cooperation forum which took place virtually on December 12.
ADB launches 9 billion USD COVID-19 vaccine initiative for developing Asia World

ADB launches 9 billion USD COVID-19 vaccine initiative for developing Asia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on December 11 that it has launched a 9 billion USD COVID-19 vaccine initiative - the Asia Pacific Vaccine Access Facility (APVAX), offering rapid and equitable support to its developing members as they procure and deliver effective and safe coronavirus disease vaccines.
Condo market set for bumper 2021: experts Business

Condo market set for bumper 2021: experts

The local condominium market is expected to maintain growth in the amount of information about property products posted on batdongsan.com.vn and the level of interest in 2021, said Nguyen Quoc Anh, chief business officer (CBO) of the batdongsan.com.vn.
First-instance trial opens for CDC Hanoi case Society

First-instance trial opens for CDC Hanoi case

The People’s Court of Hanoi on December 10 opened the first-instance trial on the case of “violations on bidding regulations of that causes serious consequences” at the Hanoi Centre for Disease Control (CDC Hanoi).
PM Phuc attends 9th ACMECS World

PM Phuc attends 9th ACMECS

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the 9th Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) Summit held via video conference on December 9.