Malaysia: US considers hosting APEC Summit World

Malaysia: US considers hosting APEC Summit

The US is considering hosting an APEC summit in January 2020 after Chile dropped plans to stage the event, Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said on November 7.
Vietjet’s flights to/from Hong Kong canceled on airport closure Business

Vietjet’s flights to/from Hong Kong canceled on airport closure

The low cost carrier Vietjet Air’s Flights VJ876 from HCM City to Hong Kong (China) and VJ877 from Hong Kong to the Vietnamese southern hub will be canceled after the Hong Kong Airport Authority announced to close the airport until 7:00 on August 13, due to a large number of protesters at the airport.
Permanent cabinet members review BOT projects Business

Permanent cabinet members review BOT projects

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded the Ministry of Transport (MoT) for pooling social resources in public-private partnership (PPP) projects, including those under the build-operate-transfer (BOT) model.
Jetstar Pacific cancels more flights between Vietnam and Japan Society

Jetstar Pacific cancels more flights between Vietnam and Japan

Low-cost airline Jetstar Pacific announced on September 6 that it will cancel four additional flights to Japan on September 7 and 8 due to the super Typhoon Jebi, which is ravaging Japan and has forced Kansai International Airport in the west to close for repair.
No Vietnamese victims reported in dam collapse in Laos Society

No Vietnamese victims reported in dam collapse in Laos

No information related to Vietnamese citizens was reported after the collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Attapeu province’s Sanamxay district of Laos on July 23, according to the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos.
Indonesia reopens airport after volcanic eruption World

Indonesia reopens airport after volcanic eruption

Indonesia’s Bali resort island reopened Ngurah Rai International Airport at 1:30 pm on June 29 (local time) after Mount Agung’s eruption disrupted hundreds of flights and left thousands stranded.
Cambodian court seizes Sam Rainsy’s property World

Cambodian court seizes Sam Rainsy’s property

A Cambodian court has ordered the temporary seizure of the exiled ex-opposition leader Sam Rainsy's property after he lost two defamation cases, according to a verdict released on February 26.
Vietnamese embassy helps get tourists out of Bali Society

Vietnamese embassy helps get tourists out of Bali

The Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia has received requests for support from around 50 Vietnamese tourists who are stuck in Bali, Indonesia, due to volcanic eruption, of whom 30 have left Bali safely by land.