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ASEAN, Russia look to boost digital cooperation

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ASEAN, Russia look to boost digital cooperation

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Russia-ASEAN Business Council (RABC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on mutual understanding, creating a foundation for bilateral cooperation in the time ahead, especially in the digital field.

Indonesia raises eruption alert level of volcano Anak Krakatau

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Indonesia raises eruption alert level of volcano Anak Krakatau

The Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Agency of Indonesia on December 27 raised the alert status of volcano Anak Krakatau in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra islands due to increased activity after its eruption last weekend triggered a tsunami that killed hundreds of people.

Philippines' most active volcano spews ash anew

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Philippines' most active volcano spews ash anew

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the country’s most active volcano, Mount Mayon, spewed grayish white ash plume that rose 500 to 600 meters above the crater on December 27 morning.

Thai Cabinet endorses first gay marriage bill in Asia

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Thai Cabinet endorses first gay marriage bill in Asia

The Thai Cabinet has endorsed the Civil Partnership Bill, which would allow same-sex couples to enter into a legally recognized civil institution similar to marriage, before submitting it to the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) for consideration.

Most Thais expect better economy after election

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Most Thais expect better economy after election

A majority of Thai people expect to see improvement in the economy after the next election tentatively scheduled for February 24, 2019, according to a poll conducted by the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA).

Top 10 world events of 2018

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Top 10 world events of 2018

2018 is a turbulent year in world events, full of ups and downs. Below are the top 10 world events of 2018 selected by the Vietnam News Agency.