Indonesian President Joko Widodo (L) is welcomed by Vietnamese children at the official welcome ceremony for him and his spouse in Hanoi on September 11 (Photo: VNA)

Vietnamese, Indonesian leaders meet the press

President Tran Dai Quang and his guest, visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo, had a meeting with representatives of Vietnamese and foreign media in Hanoi on September 11 to inform them of the outcomes of the talks between the two leaders held earlier the same day.
Indonesia's national currency rupiah (Photo: VNA)

Indonesia strives to stop currency’s sharp plunge against USD

 Indonesia has spent 11.9 trillion rupiah (about 796.7 million USD) in total through several market operations to reduce the pressure from depreciated value of the national currency against the USD, the governor of the country’s central bank said on September 5.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc poses for a photo with Vietnam's sport delegation to ASIAD 2018 (Photo: VNA)

PM meets Vietnam’s sports delegation to ASIAD 2018

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a meeting in Hanoi on September 3 with 150 officials, experts, coaches and athletes attending the Asian Games (ASIAD) 2018, which ended in Indonesia a day earlier.

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.
Malaysian police escorted Doan Thi Huong (centre).(Photo: VNA)

Malaysian police tracing two witnesses for DPRK citizen murder trial

Police in Malaysia’s Selangor state required two Indonesian women to appear as witnesses in the trial relating to the murder of a citizen from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), who held a passport under the name of Kim Chol.
Football fans flock to Indonesia to support U23 Vietnam team

Football, National Day’s tours lure visitors

Tour operators and travel agencies have seen a surge in bookings to Indonesia. They have continuously sold tours to Indonesia to football fans who wish to travel to Jakarta to watch the bronze medal match between Vietnam and UAE.
Vietnam’s exemplary free kick in the 70th minute saw Tran Minh Vuong, 16, make history by scoring a goal during his very first Asian Games match. (Source: VNA)

Vietnam lose 1-3 to RoK in ASIAD semifinals

Vietnam’s Olympic football squad lost to the Republic of Korea (RoK) 1-3 during the semifinal match of the ongoing Asian Games (ASIAD) 2018 in Indonesia on August 29.