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.
PetroVietnam: 45-year mission of oil exploration Business

PetroVietnam: 45-year mission of oil exploration

Throughout its 45-year history of operation, the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) has faced numerous difficulties and challenges, but with the trust and support of the Party and State, the group has weathered all storms to fulfill its mission and contribute greatly to national socio-economic development.
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.
China demanded to compensate Vietnamese fishermen Politics

China demanded to compensate Vietnamese fishermen

Vietnam has lodged an official complaint with China following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing vessel near the former’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang said on April 3.
Prisoners escape in Thailand’s jail riot World

Prisoners escape in Thailand’s jail riot

A number of inmates escaped from a central prison in Thailand’s northeastern province of Buri Ram, following a riot caused by about 100 hard-core prisoners on March 29, said the country’s Minister of Justice Somsak Thepsutin.
Public security force honours officers killed in Dong Tam incident Society

Public security force honours officers killed in Dong Tam incident

The Ministry of Public Security held a ceremony on January 14 to call on the entire public security force to follow the example of bravery set by the three officers who died while performing their duty during the disturbance incident in Dong Tam commune, Hanoi’s My Duc district.
Indonesia to send fishermen to Natuna waters World

Indonesia to send fishermen to Natuna waters

Indonesia is to send around 120 fishermen from the island of Java to the Natuna islands in the Riau Islands Province, said Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Mohammad Mahfud on January 6.
Indonesia considers strengthening naval force’s ability World

Indonesia considers strengthening naval force’s ability

Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Pandjaitan has proposed the purchase of ocean going vessels to strengthen the country’s capability of safeguarding its territorial waters and exclusive economic zone (EEZ) rights from violations by foreign ships.
Indonesia rejects China’s claims over Natuna waters World

Indonesia rejects China’s claims over Natuna waters

Indonesia has dismissed China’s invitation to sit down for a dialogue to “manage disputes” over Indonesia’s exclusive economic zones (EEZ) in the North Natuna Sea, arguing that there are no overlapping claims there.