Vietnam raises voice at UNHRC session

The twelfth regular session of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations (UN) starting in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 14 will consider Vietnam’s report on its protection and promotion of human rights.

Quang Nam to promote culture tours

Central Quang Nam province will introduce its special culture and tourism potentials at the biggest ever Tourism Culture Week slated for the end of November in Hanoi, a provincial official said.

UN-ASEAN Summit cancelled

The Thai Foreign Ministry said on August 18 that the UN-ASEAN Summit in Thailand is cancelled because UN chief Ban Ki-moon could not attend the event slated for October due to his busy schedule.

Indonesia set to welcome 6.5 million tourists this year

The Indonesian government will hold an International Tourist and Travel Fair (ITTF) slated for Octorber 2 this year--a strategic source of momentum for the country to achieve its goal of 6.5 million tourists this year.

Global hopes lift local shares

Better global economic prospects propelled the VN-Index up to 433.47 points on July 16, a 1.5 percent increase from July 15 standings.