Young secretary of Party cell leads in economic development Society

Young secretary of Party cell leads in economic development

Five a.min the morning, smog still covered the whole Ta Co Thang village, the most remote village of the border commune of Trinh Tuong, Bat Xat district, northern mountainous Lao Cai province. The morning cold made Vu A Cac feel creepy. Cac is a young Secretary of the Party Cell of the Ta Co Thangvillage, who pioneers in promoting production in the border locality.
Thailand speeds up construction of reservoirs World

Thailand speeds up construction of reservoirs

The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) is speeding up the building of 421 Kaem Ling projects -- water reservoir projects initiated by His Majesty King Rama IX -- as water catchment areas over 1.2 million rai.
Vietnam sends sympathies to Indonesia over floods Politics

Vietnam sends sympathies to Indonesia over floods

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh on January 6 extended sympathies to Indonesian Minister for Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi over recent flooding triggered by heavy rains in West Java.
Death toll from Indonesia flood continues to rise World

Death toll from Indonesia flood continues to rise

Indonesia’s weather bureau on January 6 warned that more heavy downpours are expected after rains triggered flooding and landslides last December, killing at least 66 people in Jakarta and surrounding areas.
Indonesia: Mount Merapi spews into life World

Indonesia: Mount Merapi spews into life

Mount Merapi in Indonesia’s Central Java province spewed hot ash on January 4, causing mild ash rain over the Boyolali regency, according to the Boyolali Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD).
Thailand moves to tackle drought World

Thailand moves to tackle drought

The Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry of Thailand is planning to build 421 more water storage facilities in the fight against a looming water shortage.