Cambodian gov’t extends COVID-19 aid for aviation, tourism World

Cambodian gov’t extends COVID-19 aid for aviation, tourism

The Cambodian government on December 24 announced a seventh round of stimulus measures for the aviation and tourism sectors, aiming to boost their business activities and ease their financial burden in the face of severe challenges stemming from the spread of COVID-19.
Indonesia's foreign debt drops 3.8 percent in Q3 World

Indonesia's foreign debt drops 3.8 percent in Q3

Indonesia's foreign debt, which includes government and private sector borrowings, in the third quarter of this year was recorded at 408.5 billion USD, a drop by 3.8 percent year-on-year, compared to 5.1 percent in the previous quarter, Bank Indonesia (BI) announced on November 16.
Party leader emphasises thorough preparations for 13th National Party Congress Politics

Party leader emphasises thorough preparations for 13th National Party Congress

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong, who is also Chairman of the Subcommittee on Party documents of the 13th National Party Congress, has written an article emphasizing the need to well prepare and organise the 13th National Party Congress in order to bring the country to a new development period.
Poverty tops concerns of Vietnamese citizens: 2019 PAPI Report Society

Poverty tops concerns of Vietnamese citizens: 2019 PAPI Report

Even before Vietnam became affected by COVID-19, poverty, economic growth and the environment were top concerns of citizens in the country, reveals the 2019 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report released by the UNDP on April 28.
HCM City to foster ICT development Sci-Tech

HCM City to foster ICT development

Ho Chi Minh City will continue to promote the development of information and communications technology (ICT) to develop into an innovative smart city and improve living conditions, authorities have said.
Thailand works to reduce marine garbage volume World

Thailand works to reduce marine garbage volume

Thailand’s ranking in production of the world’s marine garbage volume has improved due to a remarkable decrease in the amount of single-use plastic and foam containers, reported the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT).