Dengue fever outbreak in Laos of concern World

Dengue fever outbreak in Laos of concern

While COVID-19 remains under control in Laos, dengue fever has continued to be an issue in the country, with 4,256 cases, including nine deaths, between January 1 and August 2.
Thailand seeks to draw foreign tourists World

Thailand seeks to draw foreign tourists

The number of foreign tourists to Thailand will dramatically shrink to 7 million from the record figure of 39.8 million in 2019 if the Southeast Asian country remains closed in the last quarter of this year, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).
Experts: EVFTA looks towards sustainable development Business

Experts: EVFTA looks towards sustainable development

The European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) not only promotes trade and investment growth between Vietnam and the EU but also creates a driving force to boost cooperation in improving growth quality, towards sustainable development, experts said.
Vietnam a respectable, trustworthy, constructive member of ASEAN: Analyst ASEAN

Vietnam a respectable, trustworthy, constructive member of ASEAN: Analyst

Vietnam is a respectable, trustworthy, and constructive member of ASEAN, Frederick Kliem, an analyst with the Centre for Multilateralism Studies at the Singaporean-based S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), said in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency, during which he emphasised that the country is now an integral part of the bloc after 25 years of membership.
Singapore sees Vietnam valuable friend during COVID-19 Politics

Singapore sees Vietnam valuable friend during COVID-19

To mark Singapore’s 55th National Day (August 9, 2020), Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Catherine Wong Siow Ping writes about Singapore’s growing Strategic Partnership with Vietnam, and how both countries have worked together to overcome challenges.
Singaporean PM announces new cabinet World

Singaporean PM announces new cabinet

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on July 25 announced his new Cabinet 15 days after the People's Action Party (PAP) won this year’s general election with 61.24 percent of the votes.
Tay Ninh holds memorial services for 149 volunteer martyrs Society

Tay Ninh holds memorial services for 149 volunteer martyrs

The southern province of Tay Ninh on July 25 held memorial and burial services for the remains of 149 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who fell down in Cambodia during the wartime, as part of the activities marking Vietnam’s Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).