Thailand invests 100 million USD to boot job market World

Thailand invests 100 million USD to boot job market

Thailand’s cabinet has approved a budget worth 3.5 billion THB (100 million USD) to hire more than 68,000 recent graduates and jobless people nationwide through BCG (bio-, circular and green) projects to kick-start the job market as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to subside.
ASEAN countries discuss response to food security concerns ASEAN

ASEAN countries discuss response to food security concerns

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), in collaboration with the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), on June 1 organised a forum themed “Transforming the Food System in ASEAN post COVID-19: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns”.
Researchers develop first made-in-Vietnam books for visually impaired children Society

Researchers develop first made-in-Vietnam books for visually impaired children

Trinh Thu Thanh and Nguyen Thi Hang, two researchers from the National Centre for Special Education Research under the Vietnam National Institute of Educational Sciences, have been given an award for the best project of the "knowledge for education" programme, for developing made-in-Vietnam tactile books for visually impaired children.
Press network helps boost economic empowerment among ethnic women Society

Press network helps boost economic empowerment among ethnic women

The Institute for Research on Development Communication (RED), a member of the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA), on April 28 introduced a press network set up under a Canadian-funded project for the economic empowerment of ethnic women in Vietnam.
Optimistic outlook for economic growth of ASEAN+3 World

Optimistic outlook for economic growth of ASEAN+3

The ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) on April 12 published its annual ASEAN+3 Regional Economic Outlook (AREO) 2022 which forecasts the region’s growth at 4.7 percent this year and 4.6 percent in 2023, with growth for ASEAN at 5.1 and 5.2 percent, respectively.