Vietnam to suspend considering new airlines establishment due to public health crisis

Vietnamese government will not consider granting licenses for new air carriers, waiting for the coronavirus-hit aviation sector to fully recover, Ministry of Transport said in a meeting on Tuesday.


Laos pushes ahead with sixth Mekong River dam project

Laos has submitted plans to build a new hydropower dam on the Mekong River, with construction expected to start later this year, the Mekong River Commission (MRC) said on Monday.


Vietnamese companies face threat of being acquired on the cheap

The coronavirus pandemic has made Vietnamese companies vulnerable to takeovers by foreign investors at low prices.