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Condolences pour in over passing of President Tran Dai Quang

 Hanoi (Vietnam News) -- Many countries worldwide have extended condolences to Vietnam over the death of President Tran Dai Quang, while Cuba has declared a national day of mourning for the Vietnamese President.
In an announcement on State television on Friday evening (local time), the Council of the State of Cuba said that the mourning period would extend from 6am on Saturday to midnight on Sunday.

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September 22, 2018
- EU’s Tusk says May’s Chequers plan won’t work
SALZBURG, Austria (Xinhua) -- European Council President Donald Tusk said Thursday that Britain’s Brexit proposals “will not work” as it may risk undermining the EU single market. Tusk made the statement at a press conference following a two-day informal summit partly focusing on Brexit talks in the Austrian city of Salzburg... More >>>

September 21, 2018
- Najib granted RM3.5mil bail after being slapped with 25 new charges
0KUALA LUMPUR (The Star) -- Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak was granted bail of RM3.5mil with two sureties in his latest court case after he was slapped with 25 graft and money-laundering charges involving about RM2.3bil... More >>>

September 20, 2018
- UN envoy asks for implementation of deal on demilitarised zone in Syria’s Idlib
UNITED NATIONS (Xinhua) -- UN Special Envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura on Tuesday asked for the quick implementation of a Russia-Turkey agreement to set up a demilitarised buffer zone in Syria’s Idlib province, which could avert a full-scale attack on the last major rebel stronghold in the country... More >>>

September 19, 2018
- Moon Jae-in arrives in Pyongyang
South Korea (The Korea Herald) -- President Moon Jae-in arrived at around 10 am Tuesday at the Pyongyang Sunan International Airport. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his wife Ri Sol-ju, who arrived on the runway minutes before,.. More >>>

September 18, 2018
- Asean Technology, CRI to launch China-Asean information platform 
Asean Technology (Laos) and China Radio International (CRI) online Media Group from Beijing have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperation on content, technology and operation of the information port platform... More >>>

September 17, 2018
- China-Asean Expo concludes in south China
NANNING (Xinhua) -- The 15th China-Asean Expo and the concurrent China-Asean Business and Investment Summit concluded Saturday in Nanning, capital city of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region... More >>>

September 15, 2018
- ‘It looked like Armageddon:’ Deadly gas blasts destroy homes
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) -- A series of gas explosions an official described as “Armageddon” killed a teenager, injured at least 10 other people and ignited fires in at least 39 homes in three communities north of Boston, forcing entire neighborhoods to evacuate as crews scrambled to fight the flames and shut off the gas... More >>>

September 14, 2018
- UN declares readiness to handle cease-fire violations in Libyan capital
TRIPOLI (Xinhua) -- The UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame on Wednesday announced readiness to deal with violations of the cease-fire agreement in the Libyan capital Tripoli... More >>>

September 13, 2018
- Thailand hosts visit by region’s media ahead of taking Asean chair in 2019
Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs last week hosted a familiarisation visit to the country by media from the Asean+3 countries, aiming to teach them about the country’s culture, history, and future direction... More >>>

September 12, 2018
- Korea searches for 50 foreigners possibly exposed to MERS
South Korea (The Korea Herald) -- South Korean health authorities are searching for some 50 foreign nationals who may have been in contact with the recently confirmed Middle East respiratory syndrome patient,.. More >>>

September 11, 2018
- Seoul invites 9 parliamentary leaders to Pyongyang summit
South Korea (The Korea Herald) -- The presidential office Cheong Wa Dae on Monday asked the parliamentary speaker and heads of all five political parties in South Korea to accompany President Moon Jae-in on his upcoming trip to the North... More >>>

September 10, 2018
- Laos calls on int’l community to join forces against cluster munitions
Laos has affirmed its commitment to the Convention on Cluster Munitions, while calling on countries the world over to also support the ban on the use of such devices... More >>>

September 8, 2018
- US envoy to visit ROK, China, Japan on DPRK denuclearisation
WASHINGTON (China Daily/Xinhua) -- The US State Department said here on Thursday that special representative for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea .. More >>>

September 7, 2018
- At least 4 die, scores missing as powerful quake jolts northern Japan
Sapporo (Kyodo News) -- At least four people died and about 30 others are missing after an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 rocked Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday,.. More >>>

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