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100,000 pigs imported from Thailand within two months, pork price fallsicon
BUSINESS29/08/20200

100,000 pigs imported from Thailand within two months, pork price falls

The rising number of herd stock, plus pork imports, have helped lower the domestic pork price.

 
Vietnam receives first batch of imported live pigs from Thailandicon

Vietnam receives first batch of imported live pigs from Thailand

BUSINESS
18/06/2020

The first batch of 500 live pigs from Thailand arrived at Lao Bao border gate in Quang Tri province on June 17, after a decline in hog prices in Viet Nam.

ADB trims Vietnam's 2020 GDP growth forecast to 4.1% on Covid-19icon

ADB trims Vietnam's 2020 GDP growth forecast to 4.1% on Covid-19

BUSINESS
18/06/2020

The country would remain the fastest growing economy in Southeast Asia, which is expected to bounce back to 6.8% in 2021.

Domestic pork prices fall as pigs imported in large volumeicon

Domestic pork prices fall as pigs imported in large volume

BUSINESS
16/06/2020

The price of pork in the domestic market has been experiencing a downward trajectory in recent days after the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) granted permission to local firms to import live pigs from Thailand.

Thailand to set up cyber police bureauicon

Thailand to set up cyber police bureau

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
14/06/2020

Thailand will establish a cyber police unit to counter high-tech crimes, with more than 1,700 "cyber police officers" to be stationed across the country to handle computer-related offences, Bangkok Post reported on June 12.

Thailand seafood fraudsters sentenced to 1,446 years in jailicon

Thailand seafood fraudsters sentenced to 1,446 years in jail

SOCIETY
11/06/2020

A court in Thailand has sentenced two owners of a restaurant to 1,446 years in prison each for defrauding the public.

Vietnam among leading global travel destinations for 2021icon

Vietnam among leading global travel destinations for 2021

TRAVEL
06/06/2020

The website Traveller Australia has listed Vietnam among the top 10 safe and friendly overseas nations that Australians are most likely to be visiting during 2021.

ASEAN countries continue loosening COVID-19 restrictionsicon

ASEAN countries continue loosening COVID-19 restrictions

SOCIETY
31/05/2020

Thailand on May 29 decided to shorten the night curfew by an hour, starting June 1, when the country enters the third phase of COVID-19 lockdown easing.

Panasonic to move Thai-based production to Vietnamicon

Panasonic to move Thai-based production to Vietnam

BUSINESS
22/05/2020

Japanese appliance-maker Panasonic on May 21 said that next year it will move its Thai-based production of refrigerators and washing machines to Vietnam, laying off some 800 workers.

Book on President Ho Chi Minh’s stay in Thailand to be released in Englishicon

Book on President Ho Chi Minh’s stay in Thailand to be released in English

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
19/05/2020

The book “President Ho Chi Minh, the Founder of Modern Vietnam – Thailand Relations,” which tells stories about his stay in Thailand, is set to be published in English in celebration of his 130th birthday (May 19, 1890 – 2020).

President Ho Chi Minh’s footprints kept alive in Thailandicon

President Ho Chi Minh’s footprints kept alive in Thailand

VIDEO
19/05/2020

After his 17-year journey for national salvation, President Ho Chi Minh arrived in Bangkok in July 1928 and began efforts to promote patriotism among the Vietnamese community.

18 Vietnamese referees come up to FIFA standardsicon

18 Vietnamese referees come up to FIFA standards

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
09/05/2020

After developing the standard of its officials in recent times, there are currently 18 Vietnamese referees who meet FIFA standards, with the nation only behind Malaysia and Thailand in Southeast Asian who have 20 and 26 referees, respectively.

Human trials of COVID-19 vaccine to start soon in Thailandicon

Human trials of COVID-19 vaccine to start soon in Thailand

SOCIETY
23/04/2020

Human trials of a COVID-19 vaccine in Thailand are expected to begin within the next four months, according to the Department of Disease Control (DDC) of the country.

Extra efforts made to sign RCEP in Vietnam in late 2020icon

Extra efforts made to sign RCEP in Vietnam in late 2020

BUSINESS
19/04/2020

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) dialogue partners are advancing the review of legal texts, with an expectation of the process finishing in July so the pact can be signed at the ASEAN Summit in Vietnam later this year as scheduled.

BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 18icon

BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 18

BUSINESS
18/04/2020

Q2 growth likely to suffer from pandemic

Thai Stark Corporation PCL purchases Vietnamese cable manufacturers for $240 millionicon

Thai Stark Corporation PCL purchases Vietnamese cable manufacturers for $240 million

BUSINESS
13/04/2020

Stark Corporation of Thailand has completed the purchase of 100 per cent equity in Thipha and Dong Viet Non-Ferrous & Plastic JSC for $240 million.

Vietnam listed among world’s top 10 luxury destinationsicon

Vietnam listed among world’s top 10 luxury destinations

TRAVEL
11/04/2020

World famous travel operator Kuonio have named Vietnam as the eighth most luxurious destination in the world for 2020, ahead of traditional European powerhouses such as Greece and Spain.

Over 80 percent of Thais expected to engage in social distancingicon

Over 80 percent of Thais expected to engage in social distancing

SOCIETY
03/04/2020

About 70 percent of Thais understand and are engaging in the "social distancing" campaign, which is a major strategy to curb the transmission of COVID-19, the latest survey conducted by Thailand’s Department of Mental Health showed.