Website on respiratory diseases launched Health

Website on respiratory diseases launched

The website www.bac-si-giai-dap.com, a France-Vietnam cooperation project, was launched on October 13 in an effort to raise public awareness of less popular but serious respiratory diseases with high death risk.
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.
Thailand: Gov’t half price campaign not yet final World

Thailand: Gov’t half price campaign not yet final

The National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) of Thailand has revealed some conditions have yet to be finalised for the government’s half price campaign, under which participants will receive a half price subsidy on their general purchases with certain limits.
Thailand’s July exports drop 11.3 percent World

Thailand’s July exports drop 11.3 percent

Thailand’s exports in July contracted 11.3 percent year on year to 18.81 billion USD, while its imports were valued at 15.47 billion USD, contracting 26.38 percent compared to the same period last year.
Thailand to cut down power generation reserve World

Thailand to cut down power generation reserve

The State-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) is planning to reduce the power generation capacity reserve to 15 percent from 40 percent of total capacity, in a move to curb high power costs.
Vietnam bolsters cooperation with Swiss-based intergovernmental organisation Politics

Vietnam bolsters cooperation with Swiss-based intergovernmental organisation

Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai - Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and other international organisations in Geneva - joined a recent working session with Dr. Carlos Correa, Executive Director of the South Centre, an intergovernmental organisation of developing countries headquartered in Geneva.
Facebook launches “We Think Digital" programme for Vietnamese youths Sci-Tech

Facebook launches “We Think Digital" programme for Vietnamese youths

Facebook in collaboration with Vietnet Information Technology - Media Center (Vietnet-ICT), the University of Social Sciences and Humanities - Hanoi National University, HOCMAI Education System and Institute of Social Development Studies (ISDS) officially launched the We Think Digital programme in Vietnam on July 22.
ASEAN works to ensure social security for vulnerable groups amid COVID-19 ASEAN

ASEAN works to ensure social security for vulnerable groups amid COVID-19

Ministers in charge of social welfare and development from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed to cooperate together to ensure social welfare and enhance capacity of poor people and vulnerable groups to recover during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.