US condemns China's recent actions in East Sea World

US condemns China's recent actions in East Sea

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on April 23 criticised recent actions of China in the East Sea, including its announcement of the establishment of “Xisha district” (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district” (Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) within the so-called “Sansha city,” and China coast guard vessel's sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat.
Thailand considers easing restrictions amid COVID-19 crisis World

Thailand considers easing restrictions amid COVID-19 crisis

Thailand’s National Security Council is expected to present a proposal for the extension of the state of emergency to the Prime Minister on April 27, with some current restrictions to be relaxed to allow some businesses and daily activities to resume amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Banks looked gloomy amidst COVID-19 Business

Banks looked gloomy amidst COVID-19

Financial reports released by some banks in the first quarter have reflected the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on their business activities, with declining profits and rocketing bad debts.
Hanoi officials pay tribute to Lenin on his birthday Politics

Hanoi officials pay tribute to Lenin on his birthday

A delegation of the Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee and Fatherland Front Committee of Hanoi on April 22 paid a floral tribute to Vladimir Ilyich Lenin at his statue on Dien Bien Phu street to mark his 150th birthday.