Beijing: Experts believe that China's tampering with the natural flow cycle of the Mekong River, which is considered the world’s most productive freshwater fishery, is leaving thousands of people living in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam starved.
Hanoi: In a move to support the Southeast Asian nation, the U.S. and Vietnam have signed a memorandum of understanding, which includes support against illegal “intimidation” of the latter’s fishermen at sea.
Bangkok/Sputnik: Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc signed a directive banning imports of wild animal meat to the country, as well as closing all markets and sites selling such products in order to fight bushmeat trafficking, the Vietnamese government's news portal reported on Friday.
Naypyitaw/IBNS: At a time when China is being viewed with increased suspicion for its aggression in the South China Sea, its role in Covid-19, and more recently the violent face-off with India, the country's closest ally Myanmar has alleged that China is arming the insurgent groups in the country with sophisticated weapons and sought international intervention to tackle the situation.
Hanoi: Vietnam has objected to China's reported move of laying undersea cables in the disputed Paracel Islands.
Hanoi/IBNS: While the world calls out China for its role in the global transmission of COVID-19, the Asian giant is following an aggressive stance on South China Sea (SCS) region drawing protest from Vietnam which asked Beijing to maintain its sovereignty.
Phnom Penh/Xinhua/UNI: Cambodia on Friday confirmed a Vietnamese female-tourist had tested positive for the COVID-19, increasing the total number of the confirmed cases in the country to 119.
Hanoi/Xinhua/UNI: Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Tuesday that it will close its border gates and border crossings with Laos and Cambodia starting from Wednesday in an effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19 in the country.
Bangkok/Sputnik: Vietnam's Health Ministry has registered another case of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which makes the overall number 67, the state-run Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported on Wednesday.
Hanoi/Xinhua/UNI: Vietnam's Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed another new case of novel coronavirus infection, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 18, Vietnam News Agency reported.
Hanoi/Xinhua/UNI: A fire in Vietnam's southern Ho Chi Minh City killed five early Tuesday, Vietnam News Agency reported.
London/Xinhua/UNI: Two 15-year-old boys were among the 39 people who died in a lorry container in Essex last month, the United Kingdom (UK) police said on Friday.
London/ Xinhua/UNI: Essex police said Friday they believe the victims of the lorry container deaths are Vietnamese nationals.
Hanoi, Jun 21 (Xinhua/UNI) So far this year, 23 people have died or gone missing in Vietnam due to natural disasters, according to the country's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Friday.