The Ban Gioc waterfall on Quay Son River in the northeastern province of Cao Bang province is one of Vietnam’s best-known waterfalls for its grandeur and charm.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned on August 16 of an unprecedented "humanitarian catastrophe" in Syria's Aleppo and urged Russia and the United States to quickly reach a deal on a ceasefire in the city and elsewhere in the country.
A Saudi-led coalition air strike hit a hospital operated by Medecins Sans Frontieres in northern Yemen on August 15, killing at least 11 people and wounding 19, the aid group said.
Coconut worms, harmful pests found living in coconut trees, are still being sold and consumed as food in Vietnam, despite prohibition efforts by authorities.
Malaysia has assumed the presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for August.
Physicists from 13 countries worldwide gathered at a seminar on physics which kicked off in the central province of Binh Dinh on August 1.
VOV.VN - The United Nations Security Council on July 21 conducted the first unofficial vote for a new UN Secretary-General to succeed Ban Ki-moon, whose term will end on December 31.
VOV.VN - Vietnam imported 129,471 head of cattle from Australia in the first half of this year, down 35% against the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon on July 12 called on parties concerned in disputes in the East Sea to abide by international law and avoid taking actions that could fuel tensions.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon sharply criticized a decision by Israel to advance plans to build hundreds of units in the West Bank and East Jerusalem just days after world powers called on Israel to stop its settlement policy, his spokesman said on July 5.
Holidaymakers are invited to visit Thale Ban National Park in Thailand’s Satun province to enjoy the picturesque freshwater lake and other natural beauties, which have remained protected from modern development.
Cultural authorities in Vietnam have revoked a new rule that bans models and winners of beauty contests from taking nude photos and publishing them online.
Hanoi has announced a plan to ban motorbikes from the inner-city area from 2025, to reduce urban traffic, which is considered one of the most complicated problems in the capital, according to newswire Vnexpress.vn.
Thailand has no intention to have United Nations observers at its upcoming referendum on the draft constitution, stated Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam.
VOV.VN - Sang Ban Mai JSC at My Phuoc 2 Industrial Zone in Binh Duong province has shipped the first batch of electric generators worth more than US$1.2 million to Cambodia, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade (DoIT).
Hoang Quoc Vuong, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, and other ministry officials attended the 20th Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, which opened in the Russian city of Saint-Petersburg on June 16.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura in St Petersburg on June 16, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters on June 14.
The UN High-level Meeting on Ending AIDS held in New York last week discussed important measures to wipe out the epidemic throughout the world.
Muslim allies of Saudi Arabia piled pressure on UN chief Ban Ki-moon over the blacklisting of a Saudi-led coalition for killing children in Yemen, with Riyadh threatening to cut Palestinian aid and funds to other UN programs, diplomatic sources said on June 7.
Export enterprises and commercial banks welcomed the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s decision to allow credit institutions to resume provision of foreign currency loans two months after it was banned.