Anti-State facebooker receives 12 months in jail Society

Anti-State facebooker receives 12 months in jail

The People’s Court in Ninh Kieu district of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has sentenced Pham Xuan Hao to 12 months in jail for “abusing democratic freedom to infringe upon the interests of the State, lawful rights and interests of organizations and/or citizens” under Clause 1, Article 331 of the Criminal Code 2015.
Former special ambassador for Vietnam-Japan honoured Politics

Former special ambassador for Vietnam-Japan honoured

Former Special Ambassador for Vietnam-Japan Sugi Ryotaro has been honoured with the third-class Labour Order of Vietnam for his enormous contributions to the relations between the two countries over the past 30 years.
RoK, ASEAN enhance ties for peace, development World

RoK, ASEAN enhance ties for peace, development

Officials and scholars from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on October 25 called for greater cooperation between the two sides in spurring ongoing efforts for a lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Japanese LDP Secretary General Politics

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Japanese LDP Secretary General

During his trip to Japan to attend the coronation ceremony of Emperor Naruhito, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Toshihiro Nikai, Secretary General of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan and Chairman of the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance (JVPA).
Vietnam – Czech Republic’s leading important partner in Southeast Asia Politics

Vietnam – Czech Republic’s leading important partner in Southeast Asia

Senior leaders of the Czech Republic affirmed that the European country considers Vietnam its leading important partner in Southeast Asia while receiving Politburo member and permanent member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong in Prague on October 23.
EAS member nations’ ambassadors meet in Indonesia World

EAS member nations’ ambassadors meet in Indonesia

Ambassadors from member nations of the East Asia Summit (EAS) in Indonesia have gathered at a meeting in Jakarta to review cooperation within the framework of the forum and discuss preparations for the upcoming 14th EAS in Thailand.
Malaysian police arrest two politicians from ruling party World

Malaysian police arrest two politicians from ruling party

Malaysian police on October 10 arrested two members of the Democratic Action Party, a member of Malaysia's ruling coalition, for alleged links to the now-defunct Sri Lankan Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) separatist group.