Thailand declares state of emergency in Bangkok World

Thailand declares state of emergency in Bangkok

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha declared a state of emergency in Bangkok effective from 4:00 am on October 15 to control the escalating pro-democracy protest by demonstrators who call themselves Khana Ratsadon.
Anti-war protest at US campus remembered World

Anti-war protest at US campus remembered

Photos of a bloody protest against the war by US forces in Vietnam at Kent State University in Ohio are now on display on the university’s online platform to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the event.
Ninh Thuan: Four prosecuted for disturbing public order Society

Ninh Thuan: Four prosecuted for disturbing public order

The Investigation Police Agency of Phan Rang-Thap Cham city in the south central province of Ninh Thuan announced on July 13 that it will prosecute four people for disturbing public order in protests against a draft bill on special administrative-economic zones.
Thai PM reassures holding election in early 2019 World

Thai PM reassures holding election in early 2019

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha on May 1 reassured that the general election will be definitely held in early 2019. The statement was made amid the anti-junta activists’ warning to stage a large-scale demonstration in May.
Measures taken to protect Vietnamese citizens in Philippines Politics

Measures taken to protect Vietnamese citizens in Philippines

The Foreign Ministry has taken measures to protect Vietnamese citizens in the Philippines after receiving reports that the Philippine coast guard force fired at fishing vessel PY 96173 TS of Phu Yen province, killing two and seizing a number of other fishermen.
Trade union slams China’s fishing ban Politics

Trade union slams China’s fishing ban

The Vietnam Fisheries Trade Union (VFTU) has objected to China’s fishing ban in the East Sea which began at noon of May 16 and will last until noon of August 1, it announced on May 19.