Thailand to focus on socio-economic recovery in the next two years World

Thailand to focus on socio-economic recovery in the next two years

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has underscored that the country’s economic and social development plan over the next two years should focus primarily on community-level economic development, enhancing competitiveness, upgrading human resources and infrastructure development.
Vietnam shares financial mechanisms to control COVID-19 Health

Vietnam shares financial mechanisms to control COVID-19

Vietnamese Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung has shared Vietnam’s experience and financial mechanisms to cope with COVID-19 pandemic effectively with Ministers of Finance and Health of Asia-Pacific countries during a recent symposium.
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.
Vietnam shares its effective financial mechanisms in COVID-19 response Health

Vietnam shares its effective financial mechanisms in COVID-19 response

The Joint Ministers of Finance and Health Symposium on Universal Health Coverage in Asia and the Pacific, with the theme “COVID-19 and Beyond”, was held online by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Hanoi on September 17, with the participation of various countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
ADB forecasts Vietnam’s economic growth at 1.8 percent in 2020 Business

ADB forecasts Vietnam’s economic growth at 1.8 percent in 2020

Vietnam’s economy is forecast to expand 1.8 percent in 2020 amid the coronavirus and bounce back in next year, while economies across developing Asia will contract this year for the first time in nearly six decades but recovery will resume next year, according to a recent report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Thailand, US cooperate in HIV, COVID-19 vaccine development World

Thailand, US cooperate in HIV, COVID-19 vaccine development

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul and US Ambassador to Thailand Michael George DeSombre have agreed to strengthen cooperation between the two nations in COVID-19 vaccine development in Thailand.
US affirms enduring commitment to ASEAN World

US affirms enduring commitment to ASEAN

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on September 11 issued a press statement affirming the enduring commitment to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Vietnam recovery prospects brightest in Southeast Asia: ICAEW World

Vietnam recovery prospects brightest in Southeast Asia: ICAEW

The recovery prospects look brightest for Vietnam and the country is expected to be the only Southeast Asian economy to record positive growth this year, according to the latest Global Economic Outlook report from Oxford Economics, commissioned by chartered accountancy body ICAEW.
US highlights 25-year partnership with Vietnam World

US highlights 25-year partnership with Vietnam

The US Department of State has extended congratulations and highlighted major achievements in the cooperation with Vietnam on the occasion of the ongoing 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-53) and related meetings hosted by Vietnam, and the 25th anniversary of bilateral ties.
ASEAN steps up cooperation with China, Japan, RoK World

ASEAN steps up cooperation with China, Japan, RoK

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the ASEAN-China Ministerial Meeting held online within the framework of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 53) and related meetings on September 9.