Former Khmer Rouge strongman dies at 93 World

Former Khmer Rouge strongman dies at 93

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) has announced former senior Khmer Rouge leader Noun Chea, who has been convicted and sentenced to life in prison, died at the age of 93.
Vietnam attends 26th ASEAN Region Forum ASEAN

Vietnam attends 26th ASEAN Region Forum

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the 26th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in Bangkok on August 2, within the framework of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings.
Vietnam attends ASEAN+3, EAS senior officials meetings World

Vietnam attends ASEAN+3, EAS senior officials meetings

Vietnam participated in meetings of senior officials from ASEAN+3 (China, Japan, the Republic of Korea) and East Asia Summit (EAS) in Bangkok on July 30 to complete preparations for the 20th ASEAN Plus Three (APT) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and the 9th EAS Foreign Ministers’ Meeting.
Vietnam News Agency honours war martyrs, invalids Society

Vietnam News Agency honours war martyrs, invalids

The State-run Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has organised various activities to pay tribute to war martyrs and invalids, including those of the agency, on the occasion of the 72ndt Day of War Invalids and Martyrs (July 27).
Vietnam, Laos hold first defence policy exchange   Politics

Vietnam, Laos hold first defence policy exchange

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyen Chi Vinh and his Lao counterpart Lieut. Gen. Onsi Sensuk co-chaired the first Vietnam – Laos defence policy exchange in Vientiane, Laos, on July 25.
Philippines: Nearly 8,000 policemen punished over drug killings World

Philippines: Nearly 8,000 policemen punished over drug killings

Close to 8,000 Philippine police officers have recieved administrative punishments, of whom 2,000 were dismissed, for wrongdoings during raids where drug suspects were killed under President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown, a Philippine official said on July 18.