A forest fire in Ogan Ilir regency of South Sumatra province, Indonesia, on August 5 (Photo: Xinhua/VNA)

High risks of forest fires in many ASEAN countries

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) of Indonesia has warned about high risks of forest and land fires in many Southeast Asian countries as a result of dry conditions in the region.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Mexico Nguyen Hoai Duong (C) speaks at the forum (Photo: VNA)

ASEAN countries boost trade ties with western Mexican state

 A business cooperation forum was held in the western state of Jalisco, the second biggest economic centre of Mexico, on April 11 and 12 to foster its multifaceted relations with ASEAN countries, particularly in trade, investment, education and tourism.
Stalls run by other ASEAN countries at the festival (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam joins ASEAN food festival to help poor children

Vietnam joined nine other ASEAN countries and the bloc’s partners in an ASEAN food festival on April 10 to enhance cultural exchanges and mobilise funds for impoverished children in the Southeast Asian region.