Top leader requests prompt settlement of serious corruption cases Politics

Top leader requests prompt settlement of serious corruption cases

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong urged relevant agencies to complete dealing with serious corruption cases on schedule, while addressing a meeting of the standing board of the Central Steering Committee for Anti-Corruption in Hanoi on November 18.
Indonesia police crack down on terrorism World

Indonesia police crack down on terrorism

Indonesia's counterterrorism Unit Densus 88 recently arrested a suspect alleged to have link with regional and global terrorism network, the local media on November 17 quoted the National Police’s spokesman Argo Yuwono as saying.
Son La arrests drug trafficker Society

Son La arrests drug trafficker

The border guard and police forces in the northern border province of Son La on October 29 arrested a man for drug trafficking, and seized two bricks (about 680g) of heroin, 3.5kg of opium and a gun.
Philippines declares polio "outbreak" World

Philippines declares polio "outbreak"

The Department of Health (DoH) of the Philippines announced on September 19 that polio is re-emerging in the country, 19 years after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the Southeast Asian country free of the infectious disease.
More efforts needed to clear bombs Society

More efforts needed to clear bombs

Vietnam has put a lot of efforts into removing explosives remnants of war (ERW), but the issue is still a great challenge for the country, a high-ranking army officer has said.