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Indonesia secures seat on UN Economic and Social Councilicon
POLITICS18/06/20200

Indonesia secures seat on UN Economic and Social Council

Indonesia has secured a seat at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the 2021 to 2023 term, according to the country’s Foreign Ministry.

 
WWF urges end to wildlife trade, consumption in Asia-Pacificicon

WWF urges end to wildlife trade, consumption in Asia-Pacific

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/03/2020

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has appealed for an end to the wildlife trade and consumption across the Asia-Pacific region amid the ongoing spread of COVID-19 and similar diseases in recent years.

Cobra Gold military exercise kicks off amidst coronavirus concernsicon

Cobra Gold military exercise kicks off amidst coronavirus concerns

POLITICS
26/02/2020

Cobra Gold, one of the largest multinational military exercises in Asia-Pacific, kicked off in Thailand on February 25, with this year's event taking place under the heavy cloud of a fast-spreading novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).

Experts gather in Hanoi to discuss anti-corruptionicon

Experts gather in Hanoi to discuss anti-corruption

POLITICS
04/12/2019

The enormous demand for infrastructure investment across Asia-Pacific had led to greater risks of corruption, Deputy Inspector General Tran Ngoc Liem said yesterday.

Vietnam leads Southeast Asia in salary growthicon

Vietnam leads Southeast Asia in salary growth

SOCIETY
14/11/2019

Vietnam leads Southeast Asia in terms of salary growth with a 5.1 percent increase expected in 2020, according to a report by ECA International.

HCM City among three best estate markets in Asia-Pacific: surveyicon

HCM City among three best estate markets in Asia-Pacific: survey

BUSINESS
13/11/2019

Ho Chi Minh City is named among top three markets for real estate investors in Asia-Pacific, according to a survey unveiled in Singapore on November 12.

Vietnam attends 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forumicon

Vietnam attends 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum

POLITICS
22/10/2019

A high-ranking military delegation of Vietnam is taking part in the 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum that opened in Beijing on October 21.

Vietnam – a natural partner in Russia’s look east policy: Russian experticon

Vietnam – a natural partner in Russia’s look east policy: Russian expert

POLITICS
10/10/2019

Vietnam has become a natural partner of Russia in its look-east policy for various reasons, said Ivan Timofeev, Director of Programmes at the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC).