Singapore, Spain seek to deepen relations World

Singapore, Spain seek to deepen relations

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Spain’s King Felipe VI have sought to further deepen the two countries’ relationship during the former’s first official visit to Madrid.
ASEAN makes all-out efforts to launch Community late 2015 World

ASEAN makes all-out efforts to launch Community late 2015

ASEAN foreign ministers have agreed to make all- out efforts to implement action plans to achieve the formation of the ASEAN Community at the end of this year, Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman told reporters following the closing of the ASEAN Foreign Minister Retreat in Malaysia on January 28.
Malaysia arrests 13 IS-linked suspects World

Malaysia arrests 13 IS-linked suspects

Malaysian Police have detained 13 Malaysians suspected to be linked to the militant group Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq, Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said.
Politics

Vietnam backs international efforts to fight terrorism

Vietnam supports the efforts undertaken by the international community to combat all forms of terrorism, including acts of violence and extremism, Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Le Hai Binh declared during a press conference in Hanoi on September 25.
World

Indonesia detains Turkish terrorism suspects

Four Turkish individuals have been arrested by the Indonesian anti-terrorism police for their suspected links to international and regional terrorist organisations, a spokeman said on September 14.
Philippine government reaches key deal with MILF World

Philippine government reaches key deal with MILF

The Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have resolved a key hurdle in their peace talks, bringing them closer to ending violence that has claimed tens of thousands of lives.
World

Latest clashes in the Philippines leave 23 dead

Five government soldiers and 18 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement (BIFM) were killed in clashes on July 6 in the Philippines’ Maguindanao and North Cotabato provinces, the Philippine military said on July 7.
Society

Scholars update changes in North Africa

Experts from Vietnam, Morocco, Egypt and Palestine explored political and social changes in North Africa and the Middle East and discovered their impacts on Vietnam during a seminar held in Hanoi on June 25.