Singapore, US discuss importance of free, open Indo-Pacific World

Singapore, US discuss importance of free, open Indo-Pacific

Singaporean Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen and his US counterpart Mark Esper discussed various regional security issues, including the East Sea, counterterrorism, and the importance of ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific, during their virtual meeting on August 31.
 Malaysia looks to tighten borders World

Malaysia looks to tighten borders

The Malaysian Ministry of Health has proposed the government continue tightening borders to cope with the increasing number of imported COVID-19 cases.
Northern areas urged to brace for more rain Environment

Northern areas urged to brace for more rain

Northern provinces have seen heavy rains in the past few days, causing floods on the Thao River and inundation in Yen Bai province, said the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Vietnam calls for peaceful dialogue to restore stability in Mali World

Vietnam calls for peaceful dialogue to restore stability in Mali

Vietnam supports efforts made by the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the international community in promoting dialogue to achieve peaceful solutions between stakeholders, bringing the situation in Mali back to normal, said a Vietnamese diplomat.
Indonesia releases over 10,000 baby turtles into sea World

Indonesia releases over 10,000 baby turtles into sea

More than 10,000 baby turtles were recently released into the sea off the Indonesian island of Bali, as part of conservationists’ attempts to boost the population of this vulnerable species and promote environmental protection.
Digital banking platform Timo gets new partner Business

Digital banking platform Timo gets new partner

After five years of development, Timo, the first digital banking platform in Vietnam, has decided to join forces with a new banking partner - VietCapitalBank - to deliver more rapid innovation and a better experience for customers.