The Vietnamese side put the match well and truly beyond doubt in the 86th minute when Hoang Vu Samson made it 4-1, while a second goal for Oseni in stoppage time rounded out the deserved 5-1 triumph, prolonging their back-to-back winning streak. … [Read more...] about Hanoi FC wins 5-1 in AFC Cup group-stage game in Cambodia
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“We have worked in all hospitals in Da Nang, Quang Nam and Hue and joined the local health workers to cure severe cases. However, due to the relatively severe condition of the patients, who also suffer from other chronic diseases, the prognosis is very difficult,” said Deputy Minister Son. … [Read more...] about Why does Vietnam have many Covid-19-related deaths in the second wave of Covid-19?
Hanoi (VNA) – The Thai Ministry of Commerce will push the country’s Cabinet in October to consider signing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement. Thai media quoted Director General of the ministry’s Department of Trade Negotiations Auramon Supthaweethum as saying that the vetting of all 20 chapters of the accord has been completed and that it can be signed during the ASEAN Summit in Vietnam in November. After the signing, Thailand will have to undertake a parliamentary process to ratify the deal, which is expected to come into force by mid-2021. The official noted that her department is educating Thai farmers and business owners on how they can benefit from the agreement. The Commerce Ministry is also studying plans to set up a fund to compensate parties affected by Thailand’s free trade agreements (FTAs) with foreign countries or free-trade blocs. The RCEP covers 16 countries – the 10 members of ASEAN plus the six countries … [Read more...] about Thai commerce ministry to push for RCEP signing
Kuala Lumpur (VNA) - Malaysia’s economy has contracted the most since the Asian financial crisis more than two decades ago, due to impacts of global trade crisis and tough measures taken to prevent the spread of the COVID-19. According data released by the country’s central bank on August 14, Malaysia’s gross domestic product shrank 17.1 percent in the second quarter compared to a year earlier, its worst showing since the fourth quarter of 1998. That compared to the median forecast of a 10.9 percent contraction in a Bloomberg survey. The restrictions, which included businesses being shut down and people confined to their homes, “resulted in demand and supply shocks,” with border control measures globally hitting tourism arrivals, the central bank added. Wan Suhaimi Saidi, an economist at Kenanga Investment Bank, warned that the trade-dependent economy was “heading into a recession since there is no sign of a full recovery in demand and business … [Read more...] about Malaysian economy shrinks most in more than two decades
Bangkok (VNA) – The Thai cabinet on August 13 agreed to establish a centre to address the economic situation heavily battered by the COVID-19 outbreak. The economic situation administration centre, tasked with working in the same way as the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), will be chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. The secretary-general of the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) will be the center's secretary. The centre's main focus is to promote Thailand's economic rehabilitation from the pandemic crisis. It will take charge of proposing solutions to tackle economic problems and supervise the government's economic rehabilitation efforts. The centre will comprise 22 committees with representation from all economic ministers, the interior and labor ministries, the Bank of Thailand's (BoT) governor and the heads of three large private-sector organisations. Prime Minister Prayut said that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken an … [Read more...] about Thailand creates new economic centre to recover COVID-19-hit economy