Late ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan (Source: Xinhua/VNA)

ASEAN pays tribute to late Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan

The ASEAN Secretariat and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) co-organised an event in Jakarta, Indonesia, on December 3 to commemorate late Surin Pitsuwa, who served as 12th ASEAN Secretary-General from 2008-2012.
ASIAD 2018: Vietnam ranks 17th in medal tally  ​

ASIAD 2018: Vietnam ranks 17th in medal tally ​

The 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD 2018) has officially closed on September 2 and Vietnam sports delegation was ranked the 17th in the medal tally with 4 gold, 16 silver and 18 bronze medals.
Vietnamese women's volleyball team

Impressive moments at ASIAD 2018

Although the Vietnam national sports delegation has not earned any gold medals, yet so far at the Asian Games (ASIAD 2018) but Vietnamese athletes continue trying all efforts to make outstanding achievements for the country.
Earthquake damages a house in Indonesia. (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Death toll in Lombok quake climbs to 13

At least 13 people died and hundreds of others were injured after a 6.4-magnitide earthquake shook the Indonesian island of Lombok on early July 29.
he airport closure has affected more than 8,000 travellers. (Source: AFP)

Airport in Bali closed after volcanic eruption

 Ngurah Rai International Airport in the Indonesian tourist island of Bali was closed on June 29 following the volcanic eruption of Mount Agung in the island one day earlier.
Indonesia police at the scene of the bomb attack in East Java on May 13 (Photo: VNA)

Vietnamese advised to avoid nonessential travel to Indonesia

The Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has recommended Vietnamese citizens to avoid nonessential travel to Indonesia as the country has raised the security alert status to the highest level after bomb attacks on May 13 and 14.