World News in Brief: July 2

World News in Brief: July 2

Indonesia recorded a sharp rise in foreign visitor arrivals in May from a year earlier as travel continued to recover after the easing of restrictions, data from its statistics agency showed. (10 hours ago)

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Thailand to speed up EV production plans

  Jun 30, 2022 17:39:53
NDO/VNA - Thailand is speeding up its plan to manufacture electric vehicles (EVs) for domestic use by 2023. 

Hope to revive Iran nuclear deal

  Jun 30, 2022 16:03:35
NDO - Iran and the US started indirect nuclear talks in Doha (Qatar) with the mediation of the European Union (EU). Although it was only an indirect talk, the efforts of both Tehran and Washington also ignited hopes of reviving the Iran nuclear deal. 

World News in Brief: June 29

  Jun 29, 2022 20:09:55
Cambodia sets July 23, 2023 as the date for the seventh National Assembly election, according to a decision signed by Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Wednesday. 

Risk to global food insecurity

  Jun 29, 2022 11:33:04
NDO - The world is facing an unprecedented global hunger crisis. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned 'There is a real risk that multiple famines will be declared in 2022'. 

World News in Brief: June 28

  Jun 28, 2022 21:45:40
Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) continues to have the highest support rate in the run-up to the July 10 upper house election, a local news survey showed Tuesday. 

Vietnam pledges to effectively manage small arms, light weapons

  Jun 28, 2022 18:16:07
NDO/VNA – A Vietnamese representative affirmed the country's commitment to effectively manage small arms and light weapons, while attending an ongoing meeting held at the UN headquarters in New York. 

World News in Brief: June 27

  Jun 27, 2022 20:34:04
Japan braced for a possible power crunch on Monday as temperatures climbed across the country and the rainy season ended in the Tokyo area at its earliest point since 1951, raising fears of a long, hot summer amid fuel price rises. 

Global economy faces risk of recession

  Jun 27, 2022 17:17:09
NDO - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has just lowered its forecast for US economic growth while warning that the world’s leading economy is facing the risk of recession. The above fact is “shadowing” the global economic outlook in the context of galloping inflation and the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on all economies. 

Vietnam joins ASEAN bazaar in Argentina

  Jun 26, 2022 22:23:54
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese Embassy in Argentina, in collaboration with diplomatic missions of Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia, all members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), organised an annual bazaar on June 25, featuring a wide range of their traditional handicrafts, food and musical performances.  

World News in Brief: June 26

  Jun 26, 2022 21:37:59
China’s Shanghai will gradually resume dining-in at restaurants from June 29 in low-risk areas and areas without any community-level spread of COVID-19 during the previous week, a Shanghai government official said on Sunday. 

Germany copes with gas crisis

  Jun 26, 2022 15:28:11
NDO - In the context of falling gas supplies from Russia and increasing gas prices, the German government has declared the “alarm level” of the country’s gas emergency plan. Analysts are concerned about the risk of an economic recession in Europe’s leading economy if there is no longer a gas supply from Moscow and this entails many consequences for neighbouring countries. 

World News in Brief: June 25

  Jun 25, 2022 22:17:46
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday stressed the importance of reintegrating the food and fertilizer products from Ukraine and Russia into world markets. 

Bus route connecting Thailand-Laos-Vietnam in discussion

  Jun 25, 2022 09:58:28
NDO/VNA – Thailand is discussing with Laos and Vietnam the opening of bus routes connecting popular destinations of the three countries, according to news website laotiantimes.com. 

World News in Brief: June 24

  Jun 24, 2022 23:01:51
Fitch Solutions has on Friday revised its fiscal deficit forecast for Malaysia this year to 6.5 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), from 6.3 percent previously.