A report by the commission attributes the low water level to two years of reduced rainfall and the operations of 13 Mekong hydropower dams - two in Laos and 11 in China - as well as dams on Mekong tributaries in Laos. The Mekong also flows through part of Myanmar. … [Read more...] about Mekong nations pressed to share data as water level falls to new low
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The ranking is based on various factors, from the number of technical graduates in total population, the number of employees and providers in business process outsourcing and information technology outsourcing, to real estate and bandwidth cost, airport connectivity, digital cyber security, corruption index and digital investments. … [Read more...] about Vietnam a top 10 digital nation
State-owned economic groups had registered 114 outward investment projects as of the end of 2019 with registered capital of $13.8 billion, according to the MInistry of Public Investment. The total investment capital transferred abroad reached $3.8 billion and the profit $270 million. … [Read more...] about How are SOEs’ outward investment projects performing?
The city also plans to clean living quarters – homes of COVID-19 patients and close contacts – in Hải Châu and Ngũ Hành Sơn districts this weekend, while a mass testing programme will be organised for all households in the isolated Hòa Phước ward in Hòa Vang district. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia August 7
Damaged buildings are seen after explosions in Beirut, Lebanon, on August 6, 2020. Two huge explosions rocked Port of Beirut on Tuesday at around 6:10 p.m. local time (1610 GMT), leaving at least 135 people dead and 5,000 others injured. — XINHUA/VNA Photo … [Read more...] about Lebanon’s leaders face rage, calls for reform after blast