Vietnam asks Malaysia to treat Vietnamese fishermen humanely Politics

Vietnam asks Malaysia to treat Vietnamese fishermen humanely

Vietnam has asked Malaysia to treat detained Vietnamese fishermen humanely and handle issues relating to Vietnamese fishermen and fishing vessels in line with international law, taking into account that the two countries boast a strategic partnership and are members of ASEAN, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said.
Poverty rate in Indonesia rises due to COVID-19 World

Poverty rate in Indonesia rises due to COVID-19

Indonesia saw the poverty rate rise to 9.78 percent in March from 9.22 percent last September, with 26.42 million people living below the poverty line as of March, according to Statistics Indonesia (BPS).
Vietnam should prepare to welcome investment wave: official Business

Vietnam should prepare to welcome investment wave: official

Transnational businesses are considering shifting their facilities, which is a challenge but also a good opportunity for Vietnam, and the country should prepare to welcome a wave of investment, Minister – Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung said on May 5.
China’s notes at UN inconsistent with int’l law: Deputy spokesperson Politics

China’s notes at UN inconsistent with int’l law: Deputy spokesperson

China’s circulation of a number of diplomatic notes at the United Nations (UN) that raise unreasonable sovereignty claims over Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos as well as maritime claims in the East Sea runs counter to the provisions of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), an official said on April 23.
RoK seeks ASEAN+3 summit on COVID-19 World

RoK seeks ASEAN+3 summit on COVID-19

The Republic of Korea (RoK) said on April 2 it is pushing for a special video conference of the leaders of the ASEAN Plus Three (APT) member states over the COVID-19 pandemic.