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Cyclone aims for Bangladesh as flood toll rises to 164 in Sri Lanka

 Floods and landslides in tropical Sri Lanka have killed at least 164 people, authorities said on Monday, as a cyclone grew in the Bay of Bengal, churning towards Bangladesh

More than 150 people feared buried in Sri Lanka landslides - rescue officials

 More than 150 people are feared dead after they were buried under two landslides triggered by more than three days of heavy rain in central Sri Lanka,

Rains kill at least 70 in India's Chennai

 More than 70 people have been killed as incessant rains continue to batter the southern Indian city of Chennai, media reports say.

Sri Lanka first nation to protect all mangrove forests

 Sri Lanka has become the first nation in the world to comprehensively protect all of its mangrove forests.

Sri Lanka landslide rescue effort is intensified

 Rescue workers in Sri Lanka have intensified their search for survivors of a tea plantation landslide in the centre of the country which is feared to have buried more than 100 people.

Vietnam to host ASEAN Maritime Forum

 The coastal city of Danang will host the upcoming 5th ASEAN Maritime forum and the 3rd expanded ASEAN Maritime Forum transpiring from August 26-28.

Political News 23/7

Sri Lanka, Viet Nam step up security co-operation; Armenia wishes to boost cooperation with Hanoi; Senior leaders receive newly-accredited ambassadors; Vietnam awards Friendship Orders to Belgian diplomats

Political News 22/7

 Sri Lanka, Viet Nam step up security co-operation; Vietnam builds houses for Cambodian soldiers; CPV experience to help Dominican leftist movement; Vietnam, RoK hold defence policy dialogue

Sri Lanka scholars supportive of Vietnam in East Sea issue

Many lawyers, scholars and reporters in Sri Lanka have expressed their concerns over the ongoing East Sea tension, sparked by China’s dispatch of its oil rig Haiyang Shiyou - 981 in Vietnam’s continental shelf and exclusive economic zone,

Sri Lanka, Chile support Vietnam in East Sea issue

The latest developments in the East Sea came to the fore at a seminar held by the Sri Lanka – Vietnam Solidarity Association in Colombia on June 18.

Political News Headlines 12/4

 Deputy PM Vu Van Ninh visits Sweden; Australia to help with UXO impacts; Chinese Ambassador presented with Friendship Order; Vietnam boosts public security ties with Nepal, Sri Lanka

VN lose to Pakistan in Davis Cup qualifier

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam will face Sri Lanka in the relegation battle to the next-lower group after losing 2-3 to Pakistan in the Davis Cup's qualifier in Group II Asia/Oceania zone. 


 PM tells Delta to promote ‘large-scale' production; Co-operation with India to stay strong; Speaker of Sri Lanka’s Parliament to visit Vietnam; President Sang’s China visit drives development: Ambassador


Second political consultation with Sri Lanka held; Flag to fly on Ly Son island; Gifts for Spratly island residents


  Vietnam, US believe to sign TPP agreement soon; Judicial ties with Sri Lanka lifted; Deputy PM hosts visit from top IMF official; PM leaves for 22nd ASEAN Summit


 People should be centre of poverty reduction policy; Russia, Vietnam enhance strategic partnership; Vietnamese journalists explore Cambodia; Condolences sent over former Algerian leader's death


 Vietnamese community in Sri Lanka holds first congress; More than 1,000 expired cosmetic products seized; Three die in Quang Binh boat accident; Works gets started on Ba Ria bypass