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US, Cuba to open official talks
19/12/2014 | 17:57:00
An official dialogue towards the full normalisation of bilateral diplomatic ties between the US and Cuba is likely to be held in Havana in late January 2015, US Assistant Secretary of State in charge of Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson said on December 18.
Cambodia sends 184 peacekeepers to Lebanon
Cambodia on December 18 sent the fifth batch of 184 peacekeepers to Lebanon to replace the fourth group whose one-year mission ended.
Cuba, US announce restoration of relations
Cuban President Raul Castro on December 17 announced that his country is normalising its relations with the US after 53 years of interruption.
Drought ravages Thailand’s lower northern provinces
14/01/2014 | 18:42:23
Farmland in Thailand’s Nakhon Sawan and Tak has been hit by drought. Main rivers have been dredged to flow faster.
Maritime law enforcement in Gulf of Thailand strengthened
14/01/2014 | 17:42:11
The third commanders’ forum of the Gulf of Thailand maritime law enforcement kicked off in the central city of Da Nang on January 14 to strengthen cooperation, share information and maintain security and safety at sea.
Cambodian opposition leaders appear in court
14/01/2014 | 17:40:10
Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) leader Sam Rainsy, his deputy Kem Sokha and union chief Rong Chhun appeared in court on January 14 on charges of inciting violence affecting social order and security.
Asia Pacific - Mexico’s priority in growth strategy
14/01/2014 | 17:39:34
The Asia Pacific region with stable economic growth and political climate is always given priority in the development strategies and international cooperation of Mexico.
Thai protesters begin Bangkok Shutdown
14/01/2014 | 11:19:57
Thai opposition protesters launched their attempted shutdown of Bangkok on January 13, occupying key intersections and governmental buildings in the capital city in a bid to “freeze” a large number of economic activities.
VN-Venezuela diplomatic ties marked
A meeting was held in Hanoi on Dec.16 to mark the 25th anniversary of VN-Venezuela diplomatic ties.
Vietnam, RoK conclude FTA talks
Vietnam and the RoK signed a minutes to conclude negotiations of their FTA in Busan on Dec 10.
Stronger measures urged to protect children
Vietnam should build regulations to promote organisations' role in combating violence against children.
Self-service petrol stations open in Hanoi
Car drivers can now fuel their vehicles themselves at two filling stations in Hanoi.
President meets voters in HCM City
President Truong Tan Sang met with voters in District 4, HCM City on Dec. 2.
Vietnam, Russia cement legislative relations
Vietnam and Russia agreed to deepen friendship and cooperation between the two legislative bodies.
PM asks for tighter price, market control
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged for tighter control of price and market.
Confidence vote - highlight of NA session
A number of deputies considered Q&A sessions and the confidence vote as highlights of the 13th NA’s eighth session.
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