Lombok International Airport of Indonesia is crowded with tourists who want to leave Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara province, after an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale struck on August 5.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia said that there was no information on any Vietnamese national present at the site in Indonesia’s tourist island of Lombok which was struck by a 7-magnitude earthquake on August 5.
South Korea's drug safety watchdog said Monday that it has banned Daebong LS Co., a local maker of valsartan, from selling and making the active ingredient meant to treat high blood pressure over a cancer-causing substance in the drug.
An opposition lawmaker claimed Sunday that three more foreign vessels suspected of carrying North Korean coal, a banned item under international sanctions, entered South Korean ports 52 times since August last year.
The Seoul government said Friday it has reached an agreement with Singapore to allow airlines to operate up to 14 flights a week that directly connect South Korea's southeastern port city of Busan with the Southeast Asian country.
Thailand has asked the United Kingdom to extradite former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, overthrown in a coup in 2014 and sentenced in absentia to five years’ jail for negligence, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on July 31.