70 years of Vietnam-China diplomatic relations Politics

70 years of Vietnam-China diplomatic relations

The establishment of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and China on January 18, 1950 was an important historical milestone, opening up a new period in the traditional relations between the two nations.
Mountain ebonies adorn Hanoi city centre Travel

Mountain ebonies adorn Hanoi city centre

On early days of 2020, Dinh Tien Hoang street near Hoan Kiem lake is brightened with purple mountain ebonies (ban flower in Vietnamese), a distinctive flower of the Northwestern mountainous region.
Thailand bans single-use plastic bags World

Thailand bans single-use plastic bags

Thailand began the year with a ban on single-use plastic bags at major stores, continuing a campaign launched by the government and retailers towards a complete ban in 2021 to reduce waste and debris discharged into the sea.
Thailand: 2004 tsunami victims commemorated World

Thailand: 2004 tsunami victims commemorated

A ceremony to commemorate victims of 2004 earthquakes and tsunamis, the most severe in the world history, took place at Ban Nam Khem Tsunami Memorial Park, Phang Nga province of Thailand on December 26.