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Vietnam calls for more assistance for Colombian Government

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese Mission to the United Nations (UN), has called on the UN and the international community to support the Colombian Government and promote peace, security and development in this country.

Vietnam, Indonesia call for dialogues to establish peace in Colombia

Vietnam and Indonesia, the two ASEAN member states at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), laid stress on the need to enhance dialogues and carry out peace commitments in Colombia.

Colombian imprisoned for stealing US$47,350 from HCMC hotel

The HCMC People’s Court sentenced a 36-year-old Colombian man, Martinez Lopez Samir, to 12 years in prison on August 26 for stealing more than US$47,000 from the Caravelle Hotel Saigon.


Photo exhibition opens door to Colombia

A photo exhibition themed ‘A window to Colombia: The Black Line’ was held by the Colombian Embassy in Vietnam on July 23 in Hanoi.

Colombia landscapes featured in photo exhibition

An exhibition featuring nearly 40 photos on a famed mountain area of Colombia by photographer Jorge Coque Gamboa will open in downtown Hanoi on July 24.

InterNations names Vietnam as one of the friendliest places on earth

The InterNations’ Expat Insider survey has ranked Vietnam as fifth among the leading 10 friendliest destinations for expats worldwide to live.

Coronavirus: Latin American crime gangs adapt to pandemic

Crime gangs in Latin America are making changes to the way they operate, but are they gaining strength?

Vietnam lauds implementation of peace agreement in Colombia

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnam Permanent Mission to the UN, has appreciated the positive results of a peace agreement in Colombia and believed that this will contribute to ensuring security and safety for people in the country.

Colombian flees isolation area in Hoi An

A Colombian man has left a quarantine area in Hội An without being given the all clear, the COVID-19 steering committee said on Sunday.

International Food Festival opens in Hanoi

The 2019 International Food Festival – the 7th of its kind recently held in Hanoi – warmed the winter thanks to the purpose of raising fund for poor children.


Pacific Alliance Film Festival 2019 firstly held in Vietnam

The Pacific Alliance Film Festival will be held for the first time in the central coastal city of Da Nang on December 6-8.

Miss VN Phuong Khanh set for judging role in Miss Earth Colombia 2019

Vietnamese beauty Nguyen Phuong Khanh, Miss Earth 2018, has arrived in Colombia ahead of her stint as a judge for the Miss Earth Colombia 2019 beauty pageant.

Colombia starts to bury 273 landslide victims, search continues

 Scores of decomposing cadavers were being released for burial on Monday as rescuers continued to search for victims of weekend flooding and landslides that devastated a city in southern Colombia, killing at least 273 people.

Soccer plane in Colombia crash was running out of fuel: recording

 The plane that crashed in Colombia virtually wiping out an entire Brazilian soccer team was running out of fuel, had no electrical power, and was preparing for an emergency landing, according to the pilot's final words.

Colombian peace deal passed by Congress, ending 52-year war

 Colombia's Congress approved a new peace deal with FARC rebels late on Wednesday, despite objections from former President and now Senator Alvaro Uribe,

Plane taking Brazilian soccer team to cup final in Colombia crashes, 71 dead

 A plane taking Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense to a South American cup final crashed in Colombia after reporting an electrical fault, killing 71 people, including most of the team and accompanying journalists.

Colombia to sign peace with Marxist rebels, ending 52-year war

 Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist rebel leader Timochenko will sign a deal on Monday ending a half-century war that killed a quarter of a million people,

Colombia landslide kills dozens in Antioquia province

 More than 50 people have been killed in a landslide in Antioquia province in north-west Colombia, officials say.

Vietnam’s NA delegation visits Mexico and Colombia

 A delegation of the National Assembly’s Committee for External Affairs led by its Chairman Tran Van Hang has paid working visits to Mexico and Colombia.

Lightning kills 11 Colombian tribe members during ritual

 Eleven members of a Colombian indigenous community have been killed by lightning during a religious ceremony in a remote, mountainous area in the north of the country.