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Vietnam, Japan Cooperating to Address Environmental Pollution

As a result of strong economic growth in the current decade, Vietnam is facing severe Environmental issues such as frequent flooding in the city caused by climate change, or ...

Vietnam Preparing to Launch National Digital Map

Vietnam’s digital map on https://map.itrithuc.vn/ project, which creates a full address list and associated geocodes in a complete map is planned to be operational by ...

Medical Devices Business Regulations Modified in Vietnam

The Vietnam Ministry of Health (MOH) issued Decree No. 169/2018/ND-CP on 31 December, 2018 amending and supplementing some articles of Decree No.36 on Medical Device ...

CPTPP Takes Effect in Vietnam in January 2019

On January 14, 2019, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) officially came into effect in Vietnam. The country's National Assembly ...

Construction on Marubeni Paperboard Mill Kicked Off

The Japanese group, Marubeni, has started the construction of paperboard mill plant in the North of Ba Ria Vung Tau Province in January, 2019. The project which is worth VND ...

Construction Initiated on USD 150 Million Solar Plant in Tra Vinh

Trung Nam Tra Vinh Solar Power JSC has recently initiated construction of solar power plants, valued at VND 3.55 trillion (more than USD 150 million), in Duyen Hai Township, ...

Beauty and Healthcare Giant Watsons Enters Vietnam

The leading health and beauty retail brand in Asia and Eastern Europe, Watsons has launched its first flagship store in Vietnam on Jan 17, 2019. The store is strategically ...

70 Transportation Projects to Start in HCMC in 2019

Ho Chi Minh City's department of Transportation has annouced its plan to start the construction of around 70 projects this year, including 45 projects for upgrading and ...

Thailand Seeking Chinese Investment for EEC

Under the Thai government’s economic agenda, Rayong, and two other neighboring provinces, Chonburi and Chachoengsao will form the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC). Stretching ...

Thailand May Become the Worlds Powerhouse of Medical Marijuana

Thailand is on the brink of becoming the first Southeast Asian nation to legalize Medical marijuana, hoping to become a powerhouse in a globally exploding market. In the ...

Taco Bell Debuts in Thailand

American company Taco Bell will partner with Siam Taco Co Ltd to bring its Mexican-inspired cuisine to Thailand for the first time.  Early in 2019, Taco Bell will open its ...

SRT Assessing Bids for High-Speed Rail Linking Three Airports

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) is still considering bids for a high-speed railway project connecting three major airports. So far the Charoen Pokphand Group (CP)-led ...

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