Thailand pins high hope on Pacific-Indian Oceans bridge project World

Thailand pins high hope on Pacific-Indian Oceans bridge project

The proposed land bridge megaproject, which will connect Chumphon on the eastern coast of the Gulf of Thailand to Ranong on the Andaman Sea, will become a major transit port, with a capacity rivalling Hong Kong, according to Thailand's Transport Ministry.
Laos warns people against Omicron variant World

Laos warns people against Omicron variant

Laos is on high alert for the new Omicron variant, first detected in South Africa on November 24, according to the country’s National Taskforce for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Vietnam – Russia ties a model in world diplomatic practice World

Vietnam – Russia ties a model in world diplomatic practice

Russian scholars have commented on achievements made by Vietnam and Russia since the two countries established their strategic partnership two decades ago and comprehensive strategic partnership nearly a decade ago, as well as prospects of bilateral ties in the next period, during interviews granted to the Vietnam News Agency ahead of the Russia visit by President Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Philippines to reopen to foreign tourists from Dec 1 World

Philippines to reopen to foreign tourists from Dec 1

The Philippines will reopen its borders to tourists from some countries on a trial basis from December 1, as part of efforts to rebuild an economy hit hard by the pandemic, its Government said on November 26.
Russia promotes cultural diplomacy with ASEAN World

Russia promotes cultural diplomacy with ASEAN

The ASEAN Centre at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of Russia on November 27 organised a cultural and music festival of ASEAN countries as part of activities to celebrate the 30th founding anniversary of relations between the two sides.