Singapore repeals work permits of all DPRK workers World

Singapore repeals work permits of all DPRK workers

Singapore has revoked work permits held by all citizens from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in the country, according to a Singapore’s report submitted to the United Nations (UN) Security Council.
Singapore bans all commercial trade with DPRK World

Singapore bans all commercial trade with DPRK

Singapore has recently suspended all commercial trade with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in compliance with the UN resolution against the country’s nuclear and missile tests.
Hanoi celebrates 2nd International Yoga Day Society

Hanoi celebrates 2nd International Yoga Day

Over 800 Yoga students from Hanoi participated in a two-hour demonstration under the instruction of Indian masters at the Quan Ngua Stadium in Hanoi on June 26 to mark the International Day of Yoga.
Society

Agencies told to step up implementation of anti-torture convention

Vietnamese ministries have been requested by the Prime Minister to step up their inspections into allegations of torture and their settlement of cases, as stipulated in the United Nations Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatments or Punishments (CAT).
Society

Int’l workshop on UN convention against torture

An international workshop seminar was held in Ho Chi Minh City on December 8 to discuss issues related to the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT).
NA passes resolutions ratifying UN conventions Politics

NA passes resolutions ratifying UN conventions

National Assembly deputies on November 28 passed two Resolutions ratifying the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhumane or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
World

ASEAN boosts implementation of nuclear treaty

The fourth Meeting of the Commission for the Treaty on the Southeast Asian Nuclear Weapon Free Zone (SEANWFZ) was held in Bali on July 18, with Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa as Chair.