Iran’s government has no plans to remove Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh from his post, a government spokesman said on June 16, according to the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA).
A key road connecting one of the most visited Khakriz district to Afghanistan southern Kandahar provincial capital the Kandahar city, was reopened to traffic after two years of blockage, an army commander in the restive province Hajji Woror Achakzai said Monday (June 17).
The 16th Asia Media Summit, themed "Media Digitalisation Focusing on Developing Markets” opened in Siem Reap, Cambodia on June 16th.
The Thai Department of Disease Control (DDC) has sent a medical team to Suan Phung district in Ratchaburi province after reports of Chikyngunya virus infection of 14 visiting students and teachers from Singapore.
The GEF's 56th Council meeting, hosted at the World Bank’s headquarters from June 11th to 13th, perhaps more than any of its predecessors, directly addresses the scientific consensus that the natural world, and the Earth's systems, are under serious attack.
Vietnam, as an active ASEAN member and the first nation to sign a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), is willing to work as a bridge to help the EAEU and Russia to expand trade and investment ties with the ASEAN, a Vietnamese trade official said.
Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said on June 6th that Singaporean leader’s comment on "Vietnam’s invasion of Cambodia” is against the revival of the Cambodian people.
The Lao government is committed to developing and improving five tourism sites in each province along with road access and other facilities over the coming year, in a bid to attract more tourists, local daily Vientiane Times reported on June 6.
Thailand's current Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was elected as the new prime minister of the country, President of the National Assembly Chuan Leekpai announced late on Wednesday (June 5).
China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism on June 4 issued a travel alert for Chinese tourists traveling to the United States.
Four people were killed in a shooting incident in Australia's Northern Territory (NT), local police said on Tuesday (June 4) evening.
The 34th ASEAN-Japan Forum took place in Hanoi on June 3rd under the chair of Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung and his Japanese counterpart Takeo Mori.
Republic of Korean and Japanese defense ministers and the EU high representative for security expressed optimism about the positive developments on the Korean Peninsula over the past one and a half years here on Saturday at the 18th Shangri-La Dialogue.
When diners walk into the United Nations cafeterias at the UN headquarters in New York these days, they will notice a "minor change": plastic knives, forks and spoons, which used to be utilized once and discarded as trash, have been replaced with recyclable stainless steel knives and forks.
Myanmar will grant visa-on-arrival to six more countries beginning October 1 as a relaxation of restriction on entry into the country to boost tourism, according to a statement of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.
The Rice Policy and Management Committee of Thailand has announced rice stock release plans and expects over 34 million tonnes of rice throughout this year.
At least 30 people died and hundreds were believed missing after a boat carrying more than 350 passengers capsized on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
climate strikes are spreading around the world. Tens of thousands of students
in 130 countries and territories around the world have taken to the streets to
call for political action in response to climate change. The spirit of Swedish
young activist Greta Thunberg, who launched a week-long climate rally called
"Fridays for Future", has spread among students all over the world.
ADB has approved a USD300 million loan to support the Philippine government’s efforts to achieve inclusive growth by improving access to high quality secondary education that responds to labor market needs.
The House of Representatives of Thailand elected Chuan Leekpai from the Democrat Party as is new speaker on May 25th.
After receiving the letter of appointment as the country's next prime minister on May 25, Narendra Modi said he will continue to work for the welfare of his countrymen during his second consecutive term as the premier.
According to Reuters and VNA, at a news conference on May 20, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stressed that his new government would prioritise the implementation of measures to reduce taxes, the adaptation of anti-terrorism laws and the adjustment of National Disability Insurance Scheme.
Twenty one member economies of the Asia – Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum have voiced their support for free trade in the context that global economy is being affected by the US-China trade war.
Authorities of Russia’s Saint-Petersburg city, which set up the relationship with Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, have joined hands with Vietnamese associations to organise a range of activities to celebrate the Vietnam-Russia and Russia-Vietnam Year in 2019 and 2020.
The tenth meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN and the ambassadors of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) took place in Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 17th.