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Hanoi

Party official congratulates VBS on Lord Buddha’s birthday

Society

Party official congratulates VBS on Lord Buddha’s birthday

Chairwoman of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai congratulated Buddhists on Lord Buddha’s 2562nd birthday while visiting the Executive Council of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Central Committee at Quan Su Pagoda in Hanoi on May 22.

Indonesia: Mount Merapi volcano erupts again

ASEAN

Indonesia: Mount Merapi volcano erupts again

Mount Merapi, the most active volcano in Indonesia, sent out a column of ash of 3,500 meters to the air in the morning of May 22, forcing people living in the radius of 3 km to leave to safer grounds.

Thai PM reiterates holding election in early 2019

World

Thai PM reiterates holding election in early 2019

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha reiterated on May 22 that the general election will take place in early 2019 and no sooner, rejecting the possibility of an earlier election as requested by the opposition party.