Leaders send condolences to US over mass shootings Politics

Leaders send condolences to US over mass shootings

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Nguyen Phu Trong and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 5 cabled messages of condolences to President Donald Trump over recent mass shootings in the US.
Indonesia foils terrorist attack plot World

Indonesia foils terrorist attack plot

Indonesian police announced on February 22 that they have thwarted a terrorist plan to attack police and seize a large volume of weapons in Yogyakarta province.
Abu Sayyaf group holds 10 hostages in Philippines World

Abu Sayyaf group holds 10 hostages in Philippines

The Abu Sayyaf militant group is holding 10 hostages, including a Dutch national, three Indonesians and six Filipinos, said Brigadier General Cirilito Sobejana, commander of the military’s Joint Task Force, on March 27.
No Vietnamese casualties reported in Las Vegas shootings Society

No Vietnamese casualties reported in Las Vegas shootings

As of 11:00 pm on October 2 (local time), there was no information about Vietnamese casualties in the shootings in Las Vegas city, Nevada State, which occurred one day earlier killing at least 59 people and injuring 527 others, according to the Embassy of Vietnam in the US.
American My Lai hero dies Society

American My Lai hero dies

Lawrence Manley Colburn, the US army helicopter gunner who helped stop the massacre of hundreds of unarmed Vietnamese villagers by US troops at My Lai in 1968, has died at the age of 67.
Vietnam condemns attacks on civilians  Politics

Vietnam condemns attacks on civilians

Vietnam strongly condemns attacks on innocent civilians and sympathises with immense grief and losses suffered by families of the victims in the truck crash in Berlin and shootings in Switzerland,
Fatal shootings in Dak Nong Society

Fatal shootings in Dak Nong

Authorities of the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong on October 24 issued a press release about an incident at sub-area 1535, Quang Truc commune, Tuy Duc district that left three people dead.
Thailand: motorcycle bomb injures seven ASEAN

Thailand: motorcycle bomb injures seven

Two senior military officers and five civilians were injured following a motorcycle bomb blast on a highway in Pattani province’s Nong Chik district in southern Thailand on June 9.
Philippine police kill four drug suspects World

Philippine police kill four drug suspects

Philippine authorities said on May 28 that local police have killed four drug suspects in the southern city of General Santos, raising the total suspects shot dead to 14.