VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Vientiane province’s Department of Planning and Investment is still seeking developers for the “Five Zones” project around the Nam Ngum reservoir, for which the first plan was drafted in 2015.
An official involved with the project, Mr Ounheung Voravong, said yesterday the department has finished its final plan to turn the reservoir in Keo Oudom district into a major tourist destination, aiming to bring more visitors to the province.
BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Junta’s lack of effort suggests they would prefer she stayed overseas.
More than four months after fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is known to have fled the country, the powers-that-be seem to still be in the dark over her current whereabouts. But, are they really unaware and are they serious about finding out where she has been in hiding?
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The conference is dealing with issues like trade, held with activities like yoga.
Yoga, Ayurvedic medicine and the art of pattachitra scroll painting were various facets of Indian culture which featured on the sidelines of a conference held at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre yesterday (Jan 6).
JAKARTA (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - The new Secretary-General of Asean Dato Paduka Lim Jock Hoi urged all member countries to stay united as different challenges lie ahead, saying the grouping must ensure it advances towards inclusive growth and sustainable development.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - The economy was once again led by robust manufacturing growth and supported by the service sector.
The Singapore economy expanded 3.1 per cent in the last three months of 2017, lifted once again by robust manufacturing growth.
This was higher than economist expectations of 2.6 per cent growth but moderated from the 5.4 per cent expansion in the preceding quarter, according to Trade and Industry Ministry (MTI) advance estimates out on Tuesday (Jan 2).