The past decade is almost certain to be the hottest on record, weather experts warned on Tuesday (December 3), painting a bleak picture of vanishing sea ice, devastating heatwaves and encroaching seas in a report launched at a climate summit in Spain.
Nineteen people were killed and 21 others injured on December 1 after a bus crashed into a river in Zabaykalsky Krai, southeastern Russia, local media reported, citing sources from the General Administration for Traffic Safety.
Vietnam Oil & Gas Group (PetroVietnam) will head the ASEAN Council on Petroleum (ASCOPE) secretariat for the first time.
Foreign ministers of the Arab League (AL) countries recently held an emergency meeting at the AL headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss the "hot” developments related to the US support for Israel’s Jewish settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested increasing strategy in the partnership between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (RoK) while addressing the first working session of the 2019 ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit in Busan on November 26.
Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez asked Congress on November 20 to approve a law on organizing new elections, replacing the October presidential election won by former President Evo Morales, reported Reuters and Vietnam News Agency.
A delegation of 33 officers and soldiers from the Vietnam People’s Army are taking part in the 29th ASEAN Armies Rifle Meet (AARM 29) in Bandung city in Indonesia’s West Java province.
(HBO) - The 23rd Ministerial Conference of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Programme opened in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on November 18.
On November 16, Turkey announced that it will repatriate Islamic State (IS) jihadists detained in the country, with most of them being from Europe, according to Vietnam News Agency and foreign sources.
(HBO) - The ASEAN Committee in Mexico, comprising Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, joined hands with authorities of Mexico’s Yucatan state to arrange a business forum in Merida city on November 15th.
Vice President of Bolivian Senate, Senator Jeanine Anez was sworn in as Interim President of Bolivia on November 12, in the context of the country being in a serious political crisis after weeks of violent protests led to the resignation of former President Evo Morales.
The 48th ASEAN Senior Transport Officials (STOM 48) Meeting and Associated Dialogue Partner Meetings kicked off in Hanoi on November 11.
(HBO) - Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia’s east coast on Monday, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate ahead of looming "catastrophic” fire conditions.
The first round of discussions among the 45-member "small body" of the Syrian Constitutional Committee was concluded in Geneva on November 8 and the new round is expected to be convened in Geneva later this month.
At least five members of a family in northern Mexico, including two infants, were killed on November 4 in an attack by unknown gunmen, a government source and local media said, in the latest case of grisly violence to hit the country.
ADB has endorsed a new 5-year country partnership strategy (CPS) that lays out the institution’s support for Cambodia’s goal of becoming an upper middle-income country by 2030.
US President Donald Trump said on Sunday (October 27) the Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed in a US military operation in Syria.
The Republic of Korea (ROK) on October 28 offered to hold working-level talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to discuss issues on the DPRK's scenic resort of Mount Kumgang.
Israeli Blue and White party's leaders vowed on Monday (October 21) to form "a liberal unity government" after incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to present a new one.
Chile's government will extend a state of emergency to cities in its north and south, President Sebastian Pinera said late on October 20, after at least seven people were killed amid violent clashes and arson attacks over the weekend.
European Union leaders will discuss a new budget plan on Friday (October 18) that could allow the bloc to spend up to EUR1.1 trillion (US$1.2 trillion) in the 2021-2027 period, but deep divisions among governments could block a deal for months.
The United States and Turkey on October 17 reached an agreement on a five-day truce and the establishment of a safe zone in northern Syria, where the Turkish forces had been fighting against the Kurdish militia, following talks between the two sides in the Turkish capital of Ankara.
The world economy is facing a future in which there are more and more barriers and tariff measures. In the context that economies have to "live” with trade barriers, analysts are concerned that global economic growth is at risk of sharp decline.
The Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on October 14 agreed to approve a request from the United States for authorization to impose retaliatory measures on the European Union (EU) and four EU member states in the Airbus case.
Mount Merapi, an active volcano in Indonesia's Java island, erupted on Monday (October 14) afternoon, spewing a column of ash up to 3 km high and forcing the authority to issue a warning for planes, national volcanology agency said.