Indonesian police reveal broader plot behind protests World

Indonesian police reveal broader plot behind protests

The Indonesian police on May 27 revealed a broader plot behind protests that turned violent in Jakarta last week, after the General Election Commission announced the final results of presidential and parliament election 2019.
Vesak 2019: Ha Nam Declaration issued Society

Vesak 2019: Ha Nam Declaration issued

The 2019 Ha Nam Declaration was issued at end of the 16th United Nations Day of Vesak at the Tam Chuc Convention Centre in the northern province of Ha Nam on May 14.
Study predicts more severe droughts in Southeast Asia World

Study predicts more severe droughts in Southeast Asia

Future scenarios of drought in many parts of Southeast Asia may become more frequent and intense if actions are not taken now to build resilience, according to the latest joint study by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
HCM City struggles in war on drugs Society

HCM City struggles in war on drugs

Several recent large drug seizures in Ho Chi Minh City have raised concerns over the extent of drug crimes in the southern economic hub, and the local administration is fighting back.
Law proposes higher teacher standard Society

Law proposes higher teacher standard

More than 107,000 pre-school teachers, accounting for nearly 34 percent of pre-school teachers nationwide, will be considered below standard and need to receive more training if the amended Law on Education takes effect in 2019.
Vietnam concerned over escalating conflict in Gaza Strip Politics

Vietnam concerned over escalating conflict in Gaza Strip

Head of Vietnam’s Mission to the United Nations, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, expressed his profound concern over the complicated situation in the Middle East, especially the escalating conflict and humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip.