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17-Sep-2018 Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

Sendo partners with DHL eCommerce for domestic delivery in Vietnam

DHL eCommerce, a division of the world's leading logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL), announced its partnership with Sendo, Vietnam's #1 local e-commerce platform. The successful integration between the two companies means sellers on Sendo...

13-Sep-2018 Hanoi (Vietnam)

Suu Kyi defends imprisonment of Reuters journalists

Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday defended the seven-year jail terms handed to two Reuters journalists and said their convictions had nothing to do with freedom of expression.Suu Kyi made the remarks on the sidelines of the ongoing Asean World...

04-Sep-2018 Hanoi (Vietnam)

14 killed in Vietnam floods

Flash floods and landslides caused by downpours in Vietnam since late last week have killed at least 14 people, officials said on Tuesday.Besides, four persons are missing following the floods, the country's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster...

03-Sep-2018 Hanoi (Vietnam)

Floods kill 13, leave 3 missing in Vietnam

Flash floods and landslides triggered by incessant rainfall in Vietnam's northern and central regions over the past few days have killed 13 people and left three missing, the country's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control...

26-Jul-2018 Vientiane

Toll rises to 26 in Laos dam collapse

At least 26 people have been confirmed dead and over 100 remain missing after an underconstruction dam collapsed in Laos just days back, state-run Lao News Agency reported on Thursday.Searches are ongoing for 130 missing people from several villages in...

24-Jul-2018 Hanoi

27 killed in Vietnam floods

At least 27 people have been killed in Vietnam's following heavy flooding and landslides caused by Typhoon Son Tinh that has also left seven missing and 26 injured, the government said on Tuesday.The natural disasters also destroyed 243 houses and inundated...

24-Jul-2018 Vientiane

Several killed, hundreds missing after Laos dam collapses

Several people have been killed, hundreds remain missing and around 6,600 are homeless after a hydroelectric dam under construction collapsed in Laos, authorities said on Tuesday.Officials did not specify the exact number of fatalities. The Xepian-Xe Namnoy...

23-Jul-2018 Hanoi

19 killed in Vietnam floods

Downpour and floods triggered by Typhoon Son Tinh have left at least 19 people dead in Vietnam, officials said.Besides, 17 people sustained injuries and 13 were missing in Vietnam's central and northern regions, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster...

13-Jun-2018 Vietnam

Nirmala Sitharaman Inaugurates BEL representative office in Vietnam

Raksha Mantri, Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the first Representative Office of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) in Hanoi, Vietnam today. Smt Sitharaman handed over the symbolic key of the Representative Office of BEL at Vietnam (VIRO)...

20-May-2018 Vietnam

Visit of Indian Naval Ships to Danang, Vietnam

As part of ongoing operational deployment of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet ships to South East Asia and North West Pacific region, three Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shakti and Kamorta under the command of Rear Admiral Dinesh Kumar Tripathi, Flag Officer...

30-Dec-2017 Sanaa

20 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

At least 20 civilians were killed on Saturday when Saudi-led coalition fighter jets hit Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, witnesses and a medical source told Xinhua.The warplanes struck three taxis full of travellers near a crowded restaurant in the...

11-Nov-2017 Da Nang (Vietnam)

Xi Jinping urges Abe to improve China-Japan ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to take more "practical actions" to improve bilateral ties and properly manage differences in a "constructive way"."To improve China-Japan ties, the key is mutual trust," Xi told Abe on...

11-Nov-2017 Da Nang (Vietnam)

Vladimir Putin again denies US poll meddling claim: Donald Trump

 US President Donald Trump on Saturday said his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin again denied interfering in the 2016 US elections and felt "insulted" by the allegations.The two leaders met briefly at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit here and...

10-Nov-2017 Da Nang (Vietnam)

Donald Trump pitches ‘America First' trade policy at APEC Summit

US President Donald Trump on Friday pitched an "America First" trade policy at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit (APEC) here, warning that he will not allow "the US to be taken advantage of any more."Speaking at a gathering of business leaders,...

10-Nov-2017 Da Nang (Vietnam)

Xi Jinping defends globalisation against Trump's bilateral stance at APEC

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday championed the "cause of globalisation" at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in contrast to US President Donald Trump who advocated for "bilateral policies"."Over the last few decades, economic globalisation...

10-Nov-2017 Da Nang (Vietnam)

Donald Trump praises Narendra Modi at APEC Summit

US President Donald Trump on Friday commended India for achieving "astounding" growth since opening its economy and heaped praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has been working to bring the country and its people together.Trump was speaking...

10-Nov-2017 Da Nang (Vietnam)

Donald Trump arrives in Vietnam for APEC Summit

US President Donald Trump arrived here on Friday to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit.In his speech to regional leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Conference, Trump was heavy on history and full of praise for the countries representing...

08-Nov-2017 Ho Chi Minh City

Mary Kom wins gold at Asian Boxing Championship

Star Indian boxer MC Mary Kom defeated North Korea's Hyang Mi Kim in the 48 kg category to clinch gold in the Asian Boxing Championship here on Wednesday.The Olympic bronze medallist got the better of her opponent in a unanimous 5-0 verdict to win her fifth...

07-Nov-2017 Ho Chi Minh City

Mary Kom, Sonia storm into Asian Boxing Championships final

 Five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom and former Asian Championship silver medallist Sonia Lather kept Indias flag flying high in the Asian Boxing Championships, cruising into the finals of their respective weight categories here on Tuesday.Mary Kom, who is making...

06-Nov-2017 Hanoi (Vietnam)

Typhoon Damrey: 44 killed, 19 missing in Vietnam

 The death toll from typhoon Damrey that struck Vietnam has risen to 44 with 19 people still missing, the country's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Tuesday.The dead included 27 in central Khanh Hoa province,...

05-Nov-2017 Hanoi (Vietnam)

29 killed as typhoon lashes Vietnam

At least 29 people were killed and 29 others missing after typhoon Damrey barreled into Vietnam, just days before the country welcomes world leaders to the APEC Summit.The typhoon also sank nearly 230 cargo and fishing ships and boats, destroyed more than...

05-Nov-2017 Hanoi (Vietnam)

Typhoon kills 27 in Vietnam

Typhoon Damrey has killed 27 people and 22 others reported missing after making landfall in Vietnam, disaster management authorities said on Sunday.The victims include 16 from Khanh Hoa, three each from Binh Dinh and Lam Dong provinces and one from Dak Lak province,...

13-Oct-2017 Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

Death toll in Vietnam floods, landslides reaches 54

At least 54 people have died and another 39 are missing in floods and landslides caused by heavy rains in several provinces of Vietnam, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Friday.The floods also left 31 people...

08-Dec-2016 Hanoi

17 killed due to heavy downpour in Vietnam

At least 17 people have died due to heavy rain and flood in Vietnam, authorities said on Thursday.Vietnam's central Binh Dinh province has been the hardest hit with nine persons killed, while eight people died in Quang Ngai province, due to flood and heavy...

02-Nov-2016 Hanoi

13 killed in Vietnam karaoke lounge fire

At least 13 persons died after a fierce fire broke out at a karaoke lounge in Vietnam's capital city, officials said.By Tuesday midnight, fire-fighters and rescuers brought 13 bodies out of the karaoke lounge on Tran Thai Tong Street, Cau Giay District,...

03-Sep-2016 Hanoi (Vietnam)

Narendra Modi's Vietnam visit: Key takeaways

Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed his visit to Vietnam on Saturday in what was the first bilateral prime ministerial visit from India to the southeast Asian nation in 15 years.Here are the key takeaways from the visit:* The India-Vietnam relationship...

03-Sep-2016 Hanoi

Narendra Modi visits Ambassadors' Pagoda in Vietnam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited the Quan Su Pagoda, also known as the Ambassadors' Pagoda here."At the heart of the Vietnamese Buddhism, a precious treasure of Hanoi. PM @narendramodi visits Quan Su Pagoda," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson...

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