Vietnam and Russia have pledged to cement ties between the two nations’ legislative bodies, according to the Vietnam News Agency.
President Park Geun-hye's former aide appeared at the Constitutional Court Wednesday to testify as the last witness in her impeachment trial, from the Yonhap News Agency.
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BRUSSELS: EU finance ministers agreed on Tuesday (Feb 21) to close loopholes that multinational firms exploit to pay low or no taxes by shopping for better deals outside the 28-nation bloc.
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Two people have been killed and 12 others hospitalized after an explosion on a sleeper bus travelling in the northern Vietnamese province of Bac Ninh late Tuesday.
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Filipino Islamic militants were likely behind an attack on a Vietnamese cargo ship in which one crew member was killed and six others abducted, Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay said Tuesday.
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“ASEAN @ 50: Maturity or Mid-Life Crisis” was one of the topics discussed at a media forum in Thailand last week, as regional journalists, experts and scholars gathered to talk about the practicality of the ten-country bloc.
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Jakarta was hit by widespread flooding on Tuesday after hours of torrential rain, with thousands of homes inundated, cars stranded and people forced to wade through murky brown water.
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A light aircraft exploded on Tuesday in a "massive fireball" with police saying none of the five people aboard survived as it smashed into a shopping centre near the Australian city of Melbourne.
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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Perfecto Yasay agreed to hasten the approval of the Vietnam-Philippines action programme for 2017-2022 to forge stronger bilateral cooperation.
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