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.
Dong Tam case: Justice observed, consciences awakened Society

Dong Tam case: Justice observed, consciences awakened

The week-long first-instance trial of suspects charged with “murder” or “resisting on-duty officers” over a deadly incident in Dong Tam commune in Hanoi’s My Duc district has concluded, with the majority of defendants accepting the sentences they were given.
Thailand warns risk of increasing jobless amid economic woes World

Thailand warns risk of increasing jobless amid economic woes

The number of unemployed workers in Thailand reached 2.5 million in the first half of 2020, and will keep growing next year if state stimulus packages are not strong enough to battle economic woes, according to the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) of Thailand.
Cambodia backs use of digital technology World

Cambodia backs use of digital technology

Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak called for the use of digital technology to restore trust between businesses and customers, during the 52nd Meeting of ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-52) on August 29.
Vietnam calls for stronger cooperation against terrorism Politics

Vietnam calls for stronger cooperation against terrorism

Vietnam condemns terrorism in any form, and calls on all countries to strengthen cooperation, share information on border management and control all risks of terrorist attacks and financing, said Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese permanent mission to the UN.
Largest lockdown area in Da Nang lifted Society

Largest lockdown area in Da Nang lifted

The Da Nang Orthopaedic and Physical Rehabilitation Hospital and its surrounding areas reopened early on August 11 after 14 days of lockdown to help contain the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.
Mekong Delta begins relief work after bad weather Society

Mekong Delta begins relief work after bad weather

Authorities in the Mekong Delta are mobilising personnel and funds to provide relief and rehabilitation after houses, crops and dykes were damaged by the impact of tropical storm Sinlaku in the last few days.
Myanmar provides aid for street children during COVID-19 pandemic ASEAN

Myanmar provides aid for street children during COVID-19 pandemic

Myanmar's Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement has provided aid for street children from Mandalay and Yangon region during COVID-19 pandemic under a project plan regarding preventive measures and response to COVID-19, according to a ministry's official.