Japanese insurer invests in Mekong region World

Japanese insurer invests in Mekong region

Japanese-based Dai-ichi Life Insurance company has channeled 5.4 billion JPY (50 million USD) into infrastructure development projects in the Mekong region, including Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar.
Thai Government promotes 20-year housing strategy World

Thai Government promotes 20-year housing strategy

The Thai Government will press ahead with its 20-year housing development master plan to provide housing for low-income earners nationwide, Deputy Prime Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said on October 10.
Hanoi promotes itself as safe, friendly city Travel

Hanoi promotes itself as safe, friendly city

Hanoi has been shortlisted for the World’s Leading City Destination at the 2019 World Travel Awards (WTA), providing an excellent opportunity for the Vietnamese capital to promote itself as a safe and friendly destination for both domestic and foreign visitors.
Indonesia to develop biofuel-run locomotives ASEAN

Indonesia to develop biofuel-run locomotives

State-owned railway company PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) Persero is working with private logistic railway service firms Servo Railway and Progress Rail for designing locomotives run on B100 biodiesel.
Cat Linh-Ha Dong railway must run this year: Deputy PM Business

Cat Linh-Ha Dong railway must run this year: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on October 1 demanded the general contractor to speed up the progress and complete all procedures in order to put the long-delayed Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway line into operation this year.
CNN’s short videos on Hanoi attract foreign viewers Travel

CNN’s short videos on Hanoi attract foreign viewers

Advertising clips by the US Cable News Network (CNN) to promote Vietnamese capital city of Hanoi have attracted a lot of foreign viewers during their broadcasts from June 3 to August 31 as part of the bilateral tourism deal.
Vietnam expects stronger parliamentary ties with Italy: official Politics

Vietnam expects stronger parliamentary ties with Italy: official

The Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) is delighted at the growth of Vietnam-Italy relations and hopes for stronger ties with the Italian parliament, NA Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien said during his talks with Vice President of the Italian Senate Ignazio La Russa in Rome on September 25.
Bridge crossing Sai Gon River opens Society

Bridge crossing Sai Gon River opens

The North-South railway trains can now travel on the newly opened Binh Loi Railway Bridge, which replaces an old bridge adjacent to the new bridge in Ho Chi Minh City.