Indonesia marks 2002 Bali bombings anniversary World

Indonesia marks 2002 Bali bombings anniversary

Dozens of mourners on October 12 attended a memorial service for the victims of the Bali bombings that killed more than 200 people on the Indonesian resort island in 2002 to mark the 17th anniversary of the attack.
Firms ask Hanoi to further cut procedures Business

Firms ask Hanoi to further cut procedures

Enterprises with key industrial products asked Hanoi to further cut the administrative procedures and set up an official legal consultancy when they met local Department of Industry and Trade on October 9.
US, Philippines, Japan hold disaster-response drills World

US, Philippines, Japan hold disaster-response drills

More than 2,000 US and Philippine military personnel, along with a small number of Japanese soldiers, on October 9 began annual combat exercises aimed at responding rapidly to crises and natural disasters and affirming their commitment to keep the region "free and open."
Vietnam, US seek to expand defence cooperation Politics

Vietnam, US seek to expand defence cooperation

Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh on October 9 received Assistant Secretary of Defence for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs in the US Government Randall Schriver, who is on a working visit to Vietnam.
Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor Environment

Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor

Rising sea levels and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta are becoming alarming, said Prof. David Dapice, Senior Economist, Vietnam and Myanmar Programme, Harvard Kennedy School, at a meeting with leaders of Can Tho city on October 8.