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.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on May 16 signed an executive order banning smoking in public places nationwide to establish “smoke-free environments in public and enclosed places”.
The Thai government on May 17 announced a new cyberspace law, allowing agencies to access private computer systems, ostensibly to tackle hacking.
Trade ministers and officials from the 21 APEC member economies will meet in Hanoi to alleviate uncertainty about the future of trade in the Asia-Pacific and its capacity to boost employment and living standards for all people across the region.
At least nine people have been killed by strong wind assault and thunder strike in Myanmar over the past three days, Myanmar’s Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement said on May 8.
Japanese police on May 5 served a new arrest warrant on Yasumasa Shibuya, 46, detained in relation to the death of a 9-year-old Vietnamese girl in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, charging the suspect with murder and abandoning of her body, Kyodo News reported.