Russia highlights Vietnam’s role in regional, int’l organisations World

Russia highlights Vietnam’s role in regional, int’l organisations

Vietnam today is a modern state with a fast-growing economy, an active participant in various regional and international associations, and currently a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council and the ASEAN Chair, spokeswoman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia Maria Zakharova has affirmed.
Indonesia: Five more IS-linked suspects captured World

Indonesia: Five more IS-linked suspects captured

Five terrorists were arrested by Indonesia’s Densus 88 counter-terrorism squad on October 2 for allegedly involving in the Eastern Indonesia Mujahideen (MIT), a militant group linked to the self-claimed Islamic State (IS).
ASEAN-RoK special summit to focus on free trade, shared prosperity World

ASEAN-RoK special summit to focus on free trade, shared prosperity

The special summit between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (RoK), slated for November 25-26 in Busan city, will seek ways to strengthen the free trade order and achieve shared prosperity, according to the RoK President’s office.
Indonesia removes restrictions on social media access World

Indonesia removes restrictions on social media access

Indonesia on May 25 lifted temporary social media restrictions imposed a few days ago to prevent the spread of false information when violence erupted after the announcement of official presidential election results.