More than two tonnes of crystal methamphetamine worth 26.2 million USD was recently seized from a boat off Malaysia’s west coast, the largest-ever haul of the drug in the country, Malaysia’s maritime agency said on December 13.
09/12/2020 - 15:28
Countries participating in a plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly’s 75th session on December 8 highlighted the importance of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) as the international legal framework regulating all activities in the seas and oceans.
08/12/2020 - 14:51
The United Nations (UN) General Assembly on December 7 approved Resolution A/RES/75/27 proclaiming December 27 as the International Day of Epidemic Preparedness at its 75th session.
02/12/2020 - 11:33
Senior officials from ASEAN and the European Union (EU) recently gathered virtually for the second EU-ASEAN High-Level Dialogue on Environment and Climate Change.
01/12/2020 - 14:16
German newspaper Neues Deutschland (New Germany) published an article on November 28 by Julia Behrens highlighting Vietnam's rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the fact that the Vietnamese government has put the health of the people ahead economic benefits.
25/11/2020 - 11:22
Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations, on November 24 called on the international community to continue support for Iraq, which is facing deep-rooted economic, social and political challenges.
24/11/2020 - 10:09
President Donald Trump came his closest yet to admitting election defeat Monday after the government agency meant to ease Joe Biden's transition into the White House said it was finally lifting its unprecedented block on assistance.
22/11/2020 - 08:42
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has begun to attend the virtual G20 summit hosted by Saudi Arabia, which opened on November 21 (Vietnamese time), with COVID-19 response, trade cooperation, sustainable development, and climate change high on the agenda.
22/11/2020 - 06:25
The 27th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting opened on November 20 via video conference with leaders of 21 member economies taking part.
30/09/2020 - 17:14
The two White House contenders talked over each other and lobbed insults in a breathtaking political brawl that made it hard for either man to make a point.
29/09/2020 - 17:30
Africa’s overburdened public health systems, dearth of testing facilities and overcrowded slums had experts predicting a disaster when COVID-19 hit the continent in February.
28/09/2020 - 17:33
More than one million people have died from Covid-19, according to an AFP toll, after the deadly disease emerged less than a year ago in China and swept around the globe.
28/09/2020 - 15:29
At least 16 military members and several civilians were killed on Sunday in the heaviest clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan since 2016, reigniting concern about stability in the South Caucasus, a corridor for pipelines carrying oil and gas to world markets.
25/09/2020 - 16:05
The global economic outlook is less bleak than projected in June, an IMF spokesman said on Thursday, hinting that the organization's forecasts for growth will be raised next month.
24/09/2020 - 07:14
The Malaysian politics saw estalating tension on September 23 when opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said he has secured a ‘formidable’ majority from lawmakers to form a new government.
23/09/2020 - 15:53
Rescue work has been hampered by rain and a narrow entrance to the alley, which prevented heavy equipment from being brought in to clear debris.