ASEAN tackles trash in the ocean Environment

ASEAN tackles trash in the ocean

Marine pollution, mainly caused by plastic waste, is now the world’s second biggest environmental challenge after climate change. ASEAN countries have taken specific actions to reduce trash.
Vietnam, Indonesia launch first defence dialogue Politics

Vietnam, Indonesia launch first defence dialogue

Deputy Minister of Defence, Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and Secretary General of the Indonesia’s Ministry of Defence Vice Admiral Agus Setiadji co-chaired the first Vietnam-Indonesia Defence Policy Dialogue in Hanoi.
PM meets with leaders on sidelines of 34th ASEAN Summit Politics

PM meets with leaders on sidelines of 34th ASEAN Summit

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had separate meetings with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on the sidelines of the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok on June 22.
Malaysia, Japan foster multi-faceted cooperation World

Malaysia, Japan foster multi-faceted cooperation

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad will make a three-day visit to Japan, starting on May 29, to attend the 25th International Conference on the Future of Asia, the Malaysia Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on May 28.
VIETBABY to be held in HCM City Business

VIETBABY to be held in HCM City

The international exhibition on products and services for maternity, mothers and children and kids, VIETBABY 2019, will be held in Ho Chi Minh City from May 30 to June 2, with the participation of more than 150 local and foreign exhibitors.
RoK steps up FTA talks with Philippines, Malaysia World

RoK steps up FTA talks with Philippines, Malaysia

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) is set to hold open hearings in Seoul on May 7 to promote the country’s free trade agreements (FTAs) with the Philippines and Malaysia.
Southeast Asia – attractive investment destination in 2019 World

Southeast Asia – attractive investment destination in 2019

Southeast Asia has surpassed China to become the region most likely to produce the best investment returns, as the ongoing trade war between China and the US puts a chill on the world’s second-largest economy, according to a survey at the recent Asian Financial Forum 2019.
Crew of capsized fishing boat rescued at sea Society

Crew of capsized fishing boat rescued at sea

The Office of the Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue of the south-central province of Binh Dinh said that a fishing vessel drowned by high waves at sea has been rescued.