Indonesia’s capital city bans single-use plastic bags World

Indonesia’s capital city bans single-use plastic bags

Jakarta began a new chapter in reducing plastic waste on July 1, when a gubernatorial regulation banning single-use plastic bags in traditional markets, modern supermarkets and minimarkets across the capital city of Indonesia took effect.
Telecom service suppliers work hard to meet surging demands Sci-Tech

Telecom service suppliers work hard to meet surging demands

Amidst the complicated COVID-19 developments, the Ministry of Information and Communications and telecommunications firms have rolled out various measures to ensure services quality, supporting people in maintainingsocial distancing and remote working.
Indonesian airlines cut staff due to COVID-19 World

Indonesian airlines cut staff due to COVID-19

A number of Indonesian airlines have started laying off employees, including pilots, flight attendants, and technicians, as part of measures to reduce financial losses caused by COVID-19.
US-Philippines joint drill to take place in May as scheduled World

US-Philippines joint drill to take place in May as scheduled

A joint military exercise between the Philippines and the US will push through as scheduled, despite the former’s decision to terminate the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), the spokesman of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on March 4.
Indonesia to repeal national exams from 2021 World

Indonesia to repeal national exams from 2021

Indonesian Minister of Education and Culture Nadiem Makarim has announced four educational policy programmes dubbed "Merdeka Belajar" or freedom of learning, including the termination of the national examination (UN) starting in 2021.
Vietnamese students in Hong Kong get support to come back home Society

Vietnamese students in Hong Kong get support to come back home

Vietnamese nationals who are pursuing study at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on November 16 received support from the Consulate General of Vietnam to return home as the university announced immediate termination of the current term, initially scheduled to end in December, due to widening unrest.
65th anniversary of Geneva agreement Politics

65th anniversary of Geneva agreement

Geneva agreement signed 65 years ago has made changes in the international situation as well as Vietnam's position. The agreement is hailed as a significant milestone of Vietnam’s diplomacy.