Condolences sent to Indonesia over plane crash Politics

Condolences sent to Indonesia over plane crash

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh on January 10 sent a message of condolences to Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi over a recent Indonesian plane crash off the coast of Jakarta.
Two terrorist suspects shot dead in Indonesia World

Two terrorist suspects shot dead in Indonesia

Indonesian police on January 6 arrested 20 terrorist suspects who have alleged ties with the extremist group Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) linked to the Islamic State group in South Sulawesi province's capital of Makassar.
Philippines posts highest inflation since March 2019 World

Philippines posts highest inflation since March 2019

The Philippines saw a year-on-year inflation rate of 3.5 percent in December 2020, up from 3.3 percent in the previous month, driven by price hikes in food and non-alcoholic beverages, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.
Indonesia begins COVID-19 vaccine distribution ASEAN

Indonesia begins COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Indonesia on January 3 started nationwide distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine that was developed by Chinese firm Sinovac Biotech and mass inoculations are scheduled to begin later this month.
Cambodia’s rice exports surge 11 percent in 2020 ASEAN

Cambodia’s rice exports surge 11 percent in 2020

Cambodia exported a total of 690,829 tonnes of milled rice to 60 countries and regions in 2020, a year-on-year increase of 11.4 percent, the country’s Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon has announced.
Top 10 issues that defined the global economy in 2020 World

Top 10 issues that defined the global economy in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a heavy impact on every aspect of life in 2020, and the global economy had been especially hard hit. The Vietnam News Agency has selected the ten most significant global economic issues during the year.
Russian President extends New Year greetings to Vietnam World

Russian President extends New Year greetings to Vietnam

Russian President Vladimir Putin on December 30 extended his greetings to General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong on the occasion of the New Year 2021 and Vietnam’s coming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday. ​
Thailand welcomes 3,000 foreign tourists in November World

Thailand welcomes 3,000 foreign tourists in November

Thailand hosted 3,065 foreign tourists in November, official data showed on December 28, the second month of receiving long-stay visitors since a ban was imposed in April to keep COVID-19 infections under control.