Thai baht surges on prospect of tourism recovery

Thai baht surges on prospect of tourism recovery

NDO/VNA - Thailand’s baht has bounced back sharply over the past few weeks on optimism about the Asian country’s tourism-led growth. (18 hours ago)


Solar power reigns

  Aug 14, 2022 09:55:23
NDO - In the context that the world is suffering a "headache" due to the energy crisis and commitments to combat climate change, solar power is being prioritised by many countries for investment and development at a cost that is no longer too high. This clean energy source will be the future of global energy. 

World News in Brief: August 13

  Aug 13, 2022 20:56:22
India's trade deficit almost tripled to a record 30 billion USD in July compared to a year ago, said official data released by the country's Commerce and Industry Ministry. The rise in trade deficit has been attributed to a surge in imports driven by elevated global commodity prices. 

Thailand becomes world’s top rubber exporter

  Aug 12, 2022 20:38:40
NDO/VNA - Thailand topped the list of rubber exporting countries in the first half of this year, with shipments of 2.19 million tonnes valued at 70.5 billion THB (2 billion USD), Advisor to Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives Alongkorn Ponlaboot revealed on August 12. 

Europe under pressure from rising energy prices

  Aug 12, 2022 18:09:41
NDO - Continuous heat waves and dry weather have severely affected the production of nuclear energy, hydroelectricity and wind power throughout Europe. In addition to the disturbance of life due to drought, people are also “dizzy” under the pressure of rising energy prices. 

Indonesia's state budget in 2022 exceeds expectations

  Aug 12, 2022 17:45:46
NDO/VNA - Indonesian Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani has said that the country's state budget for 2022 is better than the previous year. 

World News in Brief: August 12

  Aug 12, 2022 16:48:21
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Thursday expressed alarm at the high number of Palestinians, including children, killed and injured in the latest escalation in Gaza. 

Cambodia’s trade grows 21.3% in 7 months

  Aug 12, 2022 11:36:19
NDO/VNA - Cambodia’s international trade hit 32.82 billion USD in the first seven months, up 21.3% year-on-year. 

Thailand's central bank hikes rate for first time in four years

  Aug 11, 2022 22:12:04
NDO/VNA – The Bank of Thailand (BOT) on August 10 raised its key policy rate by 25 basis points (0.25%) to 0.75%, aiming to keep the country's increasing inflationary pressures in check. 

World News in Brief: August 11

  Aug 11, 2022 21:48:50
Global shares edged higher on Thursday as investors bet on the pace of interest rate hikes slowing after data pointed to inflation peaking, leaving the dollar struggling after its biggest fall in five months. 

The goal of “greening” from economies

  Aug 11, 2022 16:58:34
NDO – Promoting sustainable development goals is a global trend and no economy in the world wants to be left out. A series of ambitious strategies have been actively carried out by countries, marking substantial progress in the development process towards green transformation. 

ASEAN Committee in Cuba extends condolences over oil facility explosion

  Aug 11, 2022 10:36:21
NDO/VNA – The ASEAN Committee in Cuba (AHC) has offered condolences to the Cuban government and people over the human and assess losses caused by a massive blaze at an oil storage facility which started in Matanzas province on August 5. 

World News in Brief: August 10

  Aug 10, 2022 19:03:51
More work needs to be done to reset relations between Canberra and Beijing, China's ambassador to Australia said on Wednesday, adding that the two nations had not yet reached the stage of resolving political and trade disputes. 

EU activates emergency gas plan

  Aug 10, 2022 08:53:44
NDO – According to the official announcement of the European Union (EU), the EU's plan on cutting gas consumption across the bloc by 15% in response to the energy crisis took effect on August 9. This is a necessary action of the EU in the context that countries in the bloc are under pressure to save fuel for the coming winter. 

World News in Brief: August 9

  Aug 09, 2022 15:10:40
UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland on Monday described a cease-fire in Gaza and Israel as fragile, and called for talks toward a two-state solution to end the cycles of violence.