The 16th ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Information (AMRI) meeting, the 7th AMRI Plus Three meeting, and related senior officials' meetings are scheduled to take place in the central city of Da Nang from September 20 to 23.
The Italian government, struggling with a surge in migrant arrivals, will pass measures on Monday to lengthen the time migrants can be held and to ensure more people who have no right to stay are repatriated, officials said.
The possibility of restoring the Iran nuclear agreement is becoming increasingly unconvincing as “tit for tat” continues between involved parties. While the US and the West imposed new sanctions on Iran, Tehran responded with tough statements.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s attendance at the high-level week of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly conveys a message about a peace-loving Vietnam that is a responsible member participating more actively, proactively and effectively in the UN’s common work of handling global challenges to international friends, according to a Vietnamese diplomat.
A delegation of the Vietnamese education and training sector’s trade union led by its President Nguyen Ngoc An attended the 37th ASEAN Council of Teachers plus the Republic of Korea (ACT + 1) Convention held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from September 15-17.
At least 11,300 people have died and another 10,100 are missing from the coastal city of Derna one week after Storm Daniel hit northeastern Libya, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reported on Saturday.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday praised efforts to support the Global South in the international arena as he opened a summit of the G77 group of developing nations and China with host Cuba.
An alliance of a series of countries and India have announced an ambitious plan to create a Spice Route connecting Europe, the Middle East and India, promoting trade relations with geopolitical impacts on a wide scale. The initiative aims to link railways, ports, power and data networks and hydrogen pipelines over a large area, with great potential for cooperation.
Indonesia had a large rise in rice imports for the first eight months of the year compared to the same period in 2022, the country's statistics agency reported on Friday, as the government aims to replenish stockpiles of the staple.
International organisations expressed concern that poverty, lack of access to education, and unsafe migration are still besetting hundreds of millions of children around the world. They called on the governments of all countries to join hands in making efforts for the future generations of humanity.
There is a more than 95% chance that the El Niño weather pattern will continue through the Northern Hemisphere winter from January - March 2024, a U.S. government forecaster said on Thursday, bringing more extreme conditions.
The United Nations on Thursday appealed to donors for $71.4 million to respond to the needs of some 250,000 people impacted by the floods in Libya over the next three months, saying death tolls could rise without more help.
Global investment of $2.7 trillion a year is needed to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 and avoid temperatures from rising above 1.5 degrees Celsius this century, a report by consultancy Wood Mackenzie said on Thursday.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) said that the world is facing a historic turning point as the fossil fuel era gradually closes and a new page of renewable energy opens. To take advantage of this opportunity, the IEA calls on policymakers to rapidly promote the energy transition and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The recently concluded G20 summit in India granted permanent membership to the African Union (AU). At the end of August, the BRICS group of big emerging economies also announced the admission of six new members. These two events show that the trend of expanding regional and international organizations is increasingly clear.
South-South cooperation plays a vital role in shaping a brighter future in a world of deeply connected challenges, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday, also urging developed economies to fulfill their duties.
The extension of supply cuts by OPEC+ to the end of 2023 will lock in a substantial market deficit through the fourth quarter, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday, as it stuck by its estimates for demand growth this year and next.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has recently called for the application of strict regulations, to manage the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in classrooms, thereby contributing to protecting children. The development of strategies at national and global levels to ensure the responsible, safe and ethical use of AI is urgently needed.
Melissa Conley Tyler, Honorary Fellow of the Asia Institute under the University of Melbourne, has highlighted economic cooperation between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Australia in her recent article published on the website The Conversation.
The European Union (EU) enlargement process continues to receive public attention. This is an important issue to be discussed at upcoming meetings of the EU and is expected to heat negotiations, due to disagreements among member countries about admitting new members.
Rescuers searched on Sunday for survivors of Morocco's deadliest earthquake in more than six decades, with more than 2,000 people killed by the disaster that has laid waste to villages in the mountains outside Marrakech.