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Bright prospects predicted for Thai economy

World

Bright prospects predicted for Thai economy

The University of Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) has raised its forecast of Thailand’s economic growth this year to 4.6 percent from an earlier estimate of 4.5 percent after improved export, tourism and crop prices.

Vietnamese food sector lures foreign investors

Business

Vietnamese food sector lures foreign investors

Vietnam has a diverse and well-developed agricultural and food industry that offers vast opportunities to companies in the food industry, from sourcing to processing, a Hong Kong speaker said at a forum held on September 19 in HCM City.

Vietnam, Malaysia promote friendship, cooperation

Society

Vietnam, Malaysia promote friendship, cooperation

The Vietnam - Malaysia Friendship Association (VMFA) under the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) hosted a friendship exchange in Hanoi on September 19 as part of activities to mark the 61st anniversary of Malaysia’s National Day.

Typhoon Mangkhut damages Philippine rice production

World

Typhoon Mangkhut damages Philippine rice production

Typhoon Mangkhut cost the Philippines a total of 250,730 tonnes of paddy rice after it hit across the nation’s northern provinces over the weekend, according to initial official estimates. The figure exceeded a previous forecast by 60 percent.