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Korean, Malaysian leaders agree to lift ties to strategic partnership
Korean, Malaysian leaders agree to lift ties to strategic partnership
Seoul (VNA) - Korean President Moon Jae-in and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad agreed on November 28 to elevate relations between the two countries to a "strategic partnership" next year. Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (Photo: Yonhap) During their talks at Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul, the two leaders noted that bilateral...
Vietnam attends ASEAN meeting on transnational crime in Thailand
Vietnam attends ASEAN meeting on transnational crime in Thailand
Bangkok (VNA) – Minister of Public Security General To Lam led a Vietnamese delegation to the 13th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime (AMMTC-13) and relevant meetings, which kicked off in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 27. Ministers pose for a group photo (Photo: VNA) Speaking at the plenary session of AMMTC-13, General Lam briefed participants on the results...
Thai government rolls out 4.76-billion-USD stimulus
Thai government rolls out 4.76-billion-USD stimulus
Bangkok (VNA) – The government of Thailand has rolled out further stimulus measures intended to inject about 144 billion baht (4.76 billion USD) into the economy to boost full-year economic growth to 2.8 percent. Thai Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana (Photo: www.bangkokpost.com) Local media quoted Thai Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana as saying that the cabinet approved the Finance Ministry’s package...
FTA with RoK to improve Cambodia’s competitiveness: exporters
FTA with RoK to improve Cambodia’s competitiveness: exporters
Phnom Penh (VNA) - Cambodian exporters are hopeful that a free trade agreement with the Republic of Korea (RoK) will boost trade between the nations and attract more investment into the Cambodia, local media reported. Illustrative image (Source: khmertimeskh.com) Officials of the two countries early this week agreed to conduct a feasibility study into the creation of an FTA...
RoK steps up defence cooperation with Philippines, Singapore
RoK steps up defence cooperation with Philippines, Singapore
Hanoi (VNA) – The Republic of Korea (RoK) signed memoranda of understanding (MoU) on defense cooperation with the Philippines and Singapore on November 26 on the sidelines of the ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit in the southern port city of Busan. Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) and his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte (Source: YONHAP/VNA) The Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA)...
Laos’s biggest ever marathon to attract 4,000 runners
Laos’s biggest ever marathon to attract 4,000 runners
Hanoi (VNA) – More than 4,000 runners both domestic and foreign will participate in the first Vientiane International Marathon slated for December 8, making it the biggest ever marathon in Laos. Illustrative image (Photo: Internet) Held by Events for Goods and the Lao Amateur Athletics Federation, the marathon will take runners through the quiet capital city of Laos,...
ASEAN, RoK hold exhibition on public service innovation
ASEAN, RoK hold exhibition on public service innovation
Busan (VNA) – The ASEAN – RoK Exhibition on Public Service Innovation is underway in the RoK city of Busan from November 25 to 27, on the sidelines of the 30th ASEAN – RoK Commemorative Summit and the first Mekong – RoK Summit. A stall at the event (Photo: VNA) The three-day event takes the theme “Peace, People...
ASEAN army chiefs gather in Indonesia
ASEAN army chiefs gather in Indonesia
Jakarta (VNA) – The 20th ASEAN Chiefs of Army Multilateral Meeting (ACAMM) was held in Bandung city, Indonesia’s West Java province, on November 25. Heads of delegations pose for a photo at the 20th ASEAN Chiefs of Army Multilateral Meeting in Bandung city on November 25 (Photo: VNA) In his opening speech, Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto called on...
Singapore: Law against misinformation used for first time
Singapore: Law against misinformation used for first time
Hanoi (VNA) – The Singaporean Government on November 25 ordered a member of the opposition Progress Singapore Party to correct a Facebook post which authorities said could smear the reputation of state investment funds. The move marked the country’s usage of its law to combat misinformation for the first time after the legislation came into force last month. Brad...
RoK, Brunei agree to foster ties in ICT, smart city projects
RoK, Brunei agree to foster ties in ICT, smart city projects
Hanoi (VNA) – The leaders of Republic of Korea (RoK) and Brunei agreed on November 24 to ramp up partnerships between the two sides on smart cities and other ICT-related programmes in a joint response to the fourth industrial revolution. President Moon Jae-in (R) and Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah (Photo: Yonhap) The deal came at a summit between President Moon...
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