Thailand launches electric motorbike taxis, boats World

Thailand launches electric motorbike taxis, boats

The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) has launched prototype electric motorbike taxis and boats to support electric vehicle use in public transportation, aiming to reduce air pollution and particulate matter of 2.5 microns or less (PM2.5).
Hoi An to re-impose social distancing measures Society

Hoi An to re-impose social distancing measures

Hoi An ancient town, one of Vietnam’s most popular tourist destinations in the central province of Quang Nam, will re-impose social distancing measures from midnight of July 31 to contain the spread of the COVID-19.
Da Nang enjoys effective cooperation with US Politics

Da Nang enjoys effective cooperation with US

Over the past 25 years, the central city of Da Nang has worked hard to contribute to the Vietnam-US cooperation through various joint projects, one of which was the dioxin detoxification in Da Nang airport.
Japan likely to re-open borders to entrepreneurs from Australia, Vietnam World

Japan likely to re-open borders to entrepreneurs from Australia, Vietnam

Japan is considering re-opening its borders to entrepreneurs from selected countries, including Australia and Vietnam, which have low levels of COVID-19 infections, as the nation begins to ease restrictions put in place earlier this year to control the outbreaks, according to Australian Associated Press (AAP).
Philippine inflation slows down in April World

Philippine inflation slows down in April

The Philippines' headline inflation further slowed down to 2.2 percent in April, from 2.5 percent in the previous month, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on May 5.
Bangkok revitalises waterway services World

Bangkok revitalises waterway services

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has approved a plan to buy electric boats to serve commuters along Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem in the capital city's Old Town.
 Indonesian capital declares emergency over COVID-19 World

Indonesian capital declares emergency over COVID-19

Governor of Jakarta Anies Baswedan on March 20 declared a state of emergency in the Indonesian capital city for the next two week in a bid to curb the spread of the acute respiratory disease caused by novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).
Thailand works to address air pollution World

Thailand works to address air pollution

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Minister of the Interior Anupong Paojinda have issued statements assuring members of the public that the administration is doing its best to address the issue of air pollution.