The material can be applied as highly-activated mineral additives in the production of cement, concrete, and mortar, or as a binder to reinforce weak ground. With S95, it is possible to mass produce concrete by reducing hydrothermal heat, producing heat resistant concrete due to increased thermal stability, with durability in seawater, salt water, and brackish […]


Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh notes that immediately after the Government issued a decree on the certification of fragrant rice varieties exported to the EU, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) also issued a decision to instruct local businesses on relevant procedures on the certification of fragrant rice […]

Travel bubbles ‘key to get tourism rolling’

Hong Kong tourism practitioners said they have seen “a ray of hope” with the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government’s initiative to set up travel bubbles with 11 countries. They added that the resilient sector is well-prepared to embrace the new normal brought about by the arrangement.

Vietnam recovery prospects brightest in Southeast Asia: ICAEW

Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) Singapore – The recovery prospects look brightest for Vietnam and the country is expected to be the only Southeast Asiaeconomy to record positive growth this year, according to the latest Global Economic Outlook report from Oxford Economics, commissioned by chartered accountancy body ICAEW.

ASEAN talks tackle pandemic, sea feud amid US-China rivalry

This image taken from video provided by VTV shows ASEAN foreign ministers watching Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, center, delivering a speech during the opening of ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. Southeast Asia’s top diplomats are holding their annual talks by video Wednesday to discuss the immense crisis wrought by […]

Role of AIPA parliaments in post-pandemic economic recovery discussed

Sixthly, building regional connectivity infrastructure, enhancing transport connectivity and the need to strengthen cooperation in the Mekong sub-region and other ASEAN subregions, especially on environmental protection, smart agriculture development and sustainable management of transboundary natural resources to ensure food, water and energy security in the subregions during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

DAILY VOICE: Valuations of largecaps & polarization of market into top 10-20 stocks are biggest risks, says Mihir Vora of Max Life

A: Given the huge impact of the COVID shock, it is imperative that central banks as well as governments continue with the liquidity and fiscal support. As of now it looks like the accommodative stance will continue in the foreseeable future and real interest rates will be zero and even stay negative for a long time […]