Jakarta (VNA) - The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) have released the Ready for the Dry Years: Building Resilience to Drought in Southeast Asia report. In the joint op-ed, Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of ESCAP, and Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary-General of ASEAN, held that South-East Asia has long endured severe droughts, which occur on average every five years. The prolonged 2015 and 2018 droughts were the worst on record for two decades. They simultaneously affected more than 70 percent of the land area, with over 325 million people exposed. No ASEAN member States was spared from the devastating impacts including the disruption to livelihoods and food security, as well as forest fires and haze. The drivers of drought risk in South-East Asia are inherently complex, resulting in considerable year-to-year variations. … [Read more...] about Building resilience to drought in Southeast Asia
The Group continued to re-define its brand as a dynamic, relevant and global brand among internet-savvy younger golfers, and created an end-to-end digital ecosystem around the brand for golfers in the super-premium and premium-performance segments. To achieve this goal, the Group revamped its global website and social media platform, which helped HONMA generate month-on-month growth in organic traffic, conversion and other digital engagement matrixes. Also, through the continuous upgrading of its customer relationship management ("CRM") systems as well as adding various e-commerce capabilities and consumer-centric tools in key markets such as Japan, China and the US, the Group is able to provide consumers with the ultimate 360-degree brand experience and enhance its interaction with consumers, driving sales both online and offline. … [Read more...] about HONMA Golf Announces FY2020/21 Interim Results
This modernisation does not need to be expensive or painful. Changing your own attitude is for free. Persuading others to do the same is as good as free. The new technologies are now 10 times faster and cheaper than they were a couple of years ago. The first step is to see what is possible from those who actually succeeded, then embrace the same change that they did. With this approach, people, companies and countries can move forward. Vietnam is leading that progress and there is nothing stopping Vietnamese people and companies from doing the same – they are more than capable of it! … [Read more...] about How the best companies in Vietnam grew during COVID?
The role of overseas Vietnamese (OV) has been reflected in various aspects regarding economics, politics, culture, and international relations over the past 16 years when Vietnam first launched its policy on the OV affairs, according to Dang Minh Khoi, deputy minister of Foreign Affairs and chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA). … [Read more...] about Overseas Vietnamese: Inseparable part of Vietnam