US hands over six surveillance drones to Philippines World

US hands over six surveillance drones to Philippines

The US on March 13 handed over six surveillance drones to the Philippines in a bid to enhance the Southeast Asian country’s ability to cope with threats from jihadist militants and respond to natural disasters.
Central coastal fishermen leave the sea Society

Central coastal fishermen leave the sea

Hundreds of young men in the coastal villages around Da Nang city have given up offshore fishing to work as taxi drivers, another sign that the traditional way of life in the central coast is changing fast, the Lao dong (Labour) newspaper reports.
Vietnam actively conducts citizen protection abroad Politics

Vietnam actively conducts citizen protection abroad

The Vietnam Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei is actively coordinating with officials from China’s Taiwan to carry out search and rescue activities and update information on Vietnamese workers trapped in a fire in Taiwan on December 14.
Malaysia investigates attack on Thai tanker ASEAN

Malaysia investigates attack on Thai tanker

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has formed a group to probe the pirate attack on a tanker carrying 3.8 million litres of diesel owned by a Thai company in waters off Kuantan, Malaysia on June 23.