Thailand’s rice exports remain gloomy this year World

Thailand’s rice exports remain gloomy this year

Thailand’s rice exports are expected to recover slightly from an estimated 5.8 million tonnes in 2020, which was the lowest in 20 years due to weak global purchasing power caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a container shortage and the strong baht.
 Q1 rice export outlook remains promising Business

Q1 rice export outlook remains promising

High hopes are pinned on Vietnam’s rice export in the early months of 2021 after the price of its 5-percent broken rice exceeded 500 USD per tone last year, the highest since the end of 2011.
Warmth of Tet coming to staff on offshore platforms Society

Warmth of Tet coming to staff on offshore platforms

Tet gifts from the Ministry of National Defence and the navy as well as specialties from around the country are being delivered to personnel at offshore economic, scientific, and technical service stations, known as DK1 platforms, and in Con Dao island district.
Tet gifts on the way to soldiers on duty at DK1 Platforms Videos

Tet gifts on the way to soldiers on duty at DK1 Platforms

A delegation from the High Command of Naval Zone 2 set sail on January 12 from Vung Tau city in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau to visit officers and soldiers on duty on DK1 Platforms and ships as well as agencies and units stationed on the province’s Con Dao island district. A large number of gifts and goods are being sent to soldiers and people stationed in the island district.
Retailers support 50,000 poor households ahead of Tet Society

Retailers support 50,000 poor households ahead of Tet

Aid packages worth 15 billion VND (650,000 USD) will be sent out before the end of January, with 1,000 tonnes of rice being presented to 50,000 poor households in 54 cities and provinces nationwide prior to the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
Cambodia completes updated NDC to convention on climate change World

Cambodia completes updated NDC to convention on climate change

The Cambodian government has successfully submitted the country’s updated National Determined Contribution (NDC) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) as more than half of the world’s countries failed to do so by December 31, 2020.
Mekong Delta ensures water supply Society

Mekong Delta ensures water supply

Saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta in the 2020 – 21 dry season is expected to be higher than average, but not as severe as the last dry season.
Vietnam imports Indian broken rice Business

Vietnam imports Indian broken rice

Vietnam, for the first time in decades, has signed a contract with India to buy 70,000 tonnes of 100-percent broken rice from India to meet increasing demand of this kind of rice in the domestic market for producing animal feed.