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.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon slammed the Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting in Yemen for killing and maiming children by adding it to an annual blacklist of states and armed groups that violate children's rights during conflict.
Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha declared on May 30 that he will continue the ban on politicians carrying out political activities.
Thailand will loosen its grip on dissident politicians by lifting overseas travel ban faced by many of them, starting from June 1.
Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc highlighted significant outcomes of US President Barack Obama’s recent trip to Vietnam in an interview in Hanoi on May 25.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on May 25 voiced concern about reports of rising political tension in the Democratic Republic of the Congo due to uncertainty about a presidential election scheduled to take place later this year.
VOV.VN - US President Barack Obama on the afternoon of May 25 left Ho Chi Minh city, concluding his official 3-day visit to Vietnam at the invitation of President Tran Dai Quang.