ASEAN senior officials prepare for AMM Retreat
The ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM ASEAN) took place in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on January 16th-17th.
CPTPP trade deal officially takes effect
11:19 31/12/2018
The 11-member Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) officially came into force on December 30th, creating a free trade area covering more than a tenth of the global economy.
Indonesia: Dozens of thousands people evacuated over fear of new tsunami
16:17 29/12/2018
Indonesian authorities ordered massive evacuations on December 28th in residential areas from the coast along Sunda Strait following a warning of a possible second tsunami triggered by the eruption of Anak Krakatau volcano.
Ex-president Rajoelina wins Madagascar vote
10:57 29/12/2018
Madagascar’s Independent National Election Commission (INEC) on December 27th announced the victory of former President Andry Rajoelina in the second round of the Presidential election.
Ten most significant world events in 2018
09:55 29/12/2018
(CPV) – The year of 2018 is closing after many events in the fields of economics, politics, foreign and military affairs that influence countries and regions around the world. Following are the 10 most significant world events as chosen by the Communist Party of Vietnam Online Newspaper:
Two Koreas hold groundbreaking ceremony for rail, road connecting project
21:39 27/12/2018
On December 25th, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a groundbreaking ceremony to modernize and connect railways and roads across the inter-Korean border.
China, ASEAN enter new era of deeper strategic partnership
09:34 27/12/2018
The year 2018 marks the 15th anniversary of the establishment of strategic partnership between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) featured with political trust, mutual respect and win-win cooperation.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan invites Donald Trump to visit Turkey
21:06 26/12/2018
On December 24th, the White House said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan invited his US counterpart Donald Trump to visit Turkey in 2019.
Two Koreas agree to form joint teams for 2020 Summer Olympics
21:05 26/12/2018
Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Do Jong-hwan on December 24th said the RoK and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) would set up joint teams for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics.
Russian President Vladimir Putin holds annual press conference
11:05 22/12/2018
Vladimir Putin held his annual press conference on December 20th, attracting more than 1,700 journalists to attend.