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Super typhoon Meranti close to East Sea

Super typhoon Meranti close to East Sea

A super typhoon, named Meranti, has been formed off the northwestern Pacific Ocean, near the East Sea, according to the National Hydro-meteorological Forecast Centre.

No case of Zika virus reported in Vietnam

No case of Zika virus reported in Vietnam

No cases of the Zika virus have been recorded in Vietnam so far, the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health said on February 27.

New Zealand Embassy announces scholarship recipients

New Zealand Embassy announces scholarship recipients

(VOV) - The first 30 Vietnamese students to receive New Zealand Scholarships for 2016 to study at top institutions on the Pacific Ocean island have been unveiled by Ambassador to Vietnam Haike Manning.

Indonesia to sustain worst drought in five years

Indonesia is expected to suffer the worst drought in five years this year, the Jakarta Post quoted a representative from the National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN).

Strong earthquake hits Malaysia

A 6-magnitude earthquake shook Sabah state on Borneo island of Malaysia on early June 5, but no tsunami warning is issued, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

Vietnam, Kiribati establish diplomatic relations

Vietnam, Kiribati establish diplomatic relations

Vietnam and the Republic of Kiribati officially established diplomatic relations on September 15 as a move to reinforce and develop their mutually beneficial relations and cooperation.