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Pacific Islands Forum to hold virtual climate summit

Pacific island leaders will hold a virtual summit next week to demand urgent worldwide action on climate change ahead of UN-brokered talks on the issue.

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Frost forecasted for northern mountainous areas this weekend

The northern region of Vietnam would witness a very strong cold spell this weekend, particularly in mountainous areas.

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Vietnam demands China respect Vietnam’s sovereignty on East Sea

Vietnam demands that China respect Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Paracel and Spratly archipelagos, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said.

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Vietnam Airlines flight attendant prosecuted for spreading Covid-19 infection

HCM City authorities have decided to prosecute a flight attendant of national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines for breaking Covid-19 quarantine regulations.

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Nepali man among three new Covid-19 patients in Vietnam

A Nepali man and two Vietnamese citizens who recently arrived in Vietnam have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, raising the total number of Covid-19 patients in the country to 1,361, the Ministry of Health reported on Thursday evening.

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The US Agency for International Development (USAID) on Thursday announced private sector engagement (PSE) pilot projects in Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Caribbean to advance innovative solutions to reduce the risk and impact of natural disasters.

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Labour exporting company fined for fraud

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs have just fined a labour export company for cheating hundreds of workers.

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Pacific island leaders will hold a virtual summit next week to demand urgent worldwide action on climate change ahead of UN-brokered talks on the issue.

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Bangladesh began transferring several hundred Rohingya refugees on Thursday to what the UN and rights groups worry is a dangerous low-lying island prone to cyclones and floods.

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South Korea falls into hush mode on Thursday as hundreds of thousands of students sit the high-stakes national university entrance exam, with the added tension of strict anti-coronavirus measures.

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The European Union announced a new €20 million program to support the preparedness and response capacities of ASEAN nations as part of Team Europe's global response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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China landed a probe on the Moon on Tuesday, said Beijing's space agency, which aims to bring back to Earth the first lunar samples in four decades.

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The 5th ASEAN Young Entrepreneurs Carnival opened in Hanoi on November 30 in the form of an online conference for the first time ever.

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