Thailand to adjust 20-year national strategy

13/04/2020 19:19

The National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) of Thailand has been ordered to revise the 20-year national strategy (2018-2037) and the 12th national economic and social development plan (2017-2021) to catch up with changing social and economic trends caused by the global economic slowdown and the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. President thanks Vietnam for COVID-19 support

10/04/2020 09:40

In a Twitter post on April 9, U.S. President Donald Trump expressed his great thanks to Vietnam for sending 450,000 protective suits to help the country fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

OPEC+ debates biggest ever cut as virus destroys oil demand

03/04/2020 20:01

OPEC and allies are working on a deal for an unprecedented production cut equivalent to around 10% of global supply, an OPEC source said after U.S. President Donald Trump called on oil nations to stop the oil rout caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus epidemic 'far from over' in Asia: WHO official

31/03/2020 17:00

The coronavirus epidemic is “far from over” in the Asia-Pacific region, and current measures to curb the spread of the virus are buying time for countries to prepare for large-scale community transmissions, a WHO official said on Tuesday.a

U.S. coronavirus death toll rises past 3,000 on deadliest day

31/03/2020 16:58

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed past 3,000 on Monday, the deadliest day yet in the country’s mounting crisis, while New York cheered the arrival of a gleaming 1,000-bed U.S. Navy hospital ship as a sign of hope in the city’s desperate fight.