China's new ambassador arrives in U.S. with words of optimism
15:22 29/07/2021
China's new ambassador to Washington, Qin Gang, on Wednesday wished the United States victory against COVID-19 and said great potential awaited bilateral relations, striking an optimistic tone as he arrived at his new post amid deeply strained ties.
Vietnam calls for protection of humanitarian workers in armed conflicts
15:52 18/07/2021
Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Vietnam’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), has emphasised the important role of humanitarian workers and UN staff in reducing humanitarian burdens and assisting people in the context of prolonged conflict which seriously threatens the life of civilians.

Europe floods: Death toll over 100 as rescues continue
20:25 16/07/2021
At least 100 people have died in devastating floods across parts of western Germany and Belgium, officials said Friday, as rescue operations and the search for hundreds still unaccounted for continued.
COVID-19: Laos continues to extend lockdown order for another 15 days
20:24 04/07/2021
The Lao Government on July 4 continued to extend its lockdown order for an additional 15 days to prevent COVID-19 from spreading amid complicated developments of the pandemic in neighbouring countries and the penetration of Delta variant in the Southeast Asian country.
Terrorism threat to Singapore remains high: report
13:17 24/06/2021
The terrorism threat to Singapore remains high as terrorist groups continue spreading their influence online amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Internal Security Department (ISD) said on June 23.