Singapore, EAEU sign free trade deal World

Singapore, EAEU sign free trade deal

A free trade agreement (FTA) between Singapore and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) was signed by their leaders in Yerevan, capital of Armenia, on October 1.
Thailand generates less marine debris World

Thailand generates less marine debris

The amount of marine debris generated in Thailand has dropped to 21,700-32,600 tonnes annually, after the initial success of a project to increase the reuse and recycling of materials by 25 percent.
Bank of Thailand upbeat about economic growth in Q3 World

Bank of Thailand upbeat about economic growth in Q3

Thailand’s economic growth in the third quarter is likely to improve from the second quarter’s reading, mainly thanks to positive tourism growth and the government’s economic stimulus measures, according to the Bank of Thailand.
Thai PM holds urgent haze meeting World

Thai PM holds urgent haze meeting

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on September 30 held an urgent video-conference with leaders of 16 provinces and related ministries after PM2.5 air pollution exceeded the safe level in Bangkok and surrounding provinces.
Highways hasten urbanisation speed on Indonesia’s Java island World

Highways hasten urbanisation speed on Indonesia’s Java island

The urbanisation progress on Java, which is home to 60 percent of the Indonesian population, will be accelerated as highways will mushroom on the world’s most populous island in the couple of years, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Housing.
CNN’s short videos on Hanoi attract foreign viewers Travel

CNN’s short videos on Hanoi attract foreign viewers

Advertising clips by the US Cable News Network (CNN) to promote Vietnamese capital city of Hanoi have attracted a lot of foreign viewers during their broadcasts from June 3 to August 31 as part of the bilateral tourism deal.