The Philippines has pulled out of hosting the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, as its Government decided to use the sport funding for re-building conflict-hit areas in Marawi.
Vietnam has an important role in fostering the development of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), affirmed ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh.
A Bangkok court in Thailand convicted dozens on July 19 in a major human trafficking case which was uncovered in 2015, involving more than 100 defendants and a senior army officer.
Major economic deals will assist Vietnam’s modernisation and industrialisation, heard a workshop themed “Vietnam and super agreements in the Pacific Rim” held in Havana, Cuba on June 26.
The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)’ Far East Division held a press conference and a roundtable discussion on Vietnam-Russia relations in Moscow on June 26.
A bomb explosion occurred in Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok on June 16, wounding one person.
The Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Korea on June 13 affirmed that the country cherishes its relations with Vietnam and wants to advance the ties further.
The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has announced that the government decided to lift the shrimp import suspension on some products, according to the Vietnam Commercial Office in Australia.
Philippine police killed a gunman who burst into a casino of the Resorts World Manila entertainment complex, according to the National Police Chief Director Ronald dela Rosa.
The chief negotiators of 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries plan to meet in Hakone, the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa, in mid-July to discuss the future of the free trade deal without the United States, Japanese news agency Kyodo reported.