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Vietnam holds parliamentary elections amid strict procedures

Vietnamese wearing masks queued up on polls where more than 69 million voters are expected to cast their ballots to elect deputies to the 15th National Assembly and people's assemblies of all levels for the period 2021-2026. About 80 thousand...

Vietnam: Typhoon Goni forces thousands of people to evacuate

On Wednesday, the Vietnamese authorities ordered the evacuation of thousands of people in the center of the country due to the imminent arrival of Typhoon Goni, which weakened after the death of at least 20 people in the Philippines. Typhoon...

SEA Games 2019 kicks off with spectacular opening ceremony

The 30th SEA Games 2019 are officially unveiled at a grand opening ceremony at the world's largest stadium, Philippines Arena, in Bulacan. For the first time in the history of the sport's 60-year history, the opening ceremony took place...

Singapore seized 20.7 tons of ivory and subcutaneous skin worth $ 48.6 million

Singapore takes the biggest contraband ivory seizure, nearly nine tonnes worth $ 12.9 million of from an estimated 300 elephants. The illegal cargo was discovered on Monday in containers from the Democratic Republic of Congo sent to Vietnam via Singapore, which...

China rescues 1,100 foreign women ‘sold’ as wives

Chinese police have saved more than 1,100 foreign women from Southeast Asia who were "sold" as wives, at the end of last year, authorities said on Friday. The Ministry of Public Security said in a statement that a total of...

Vietnam to investigate boat sinking incident in disputed waters

Vietnam's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it was seeking clarification on how a fishing boat sank days ago in disputed waters in the South China Sea after a local rescue agency said a Chinese ship had hit the boat. There...

Trump arrives in Vietnam ahead of upcoming summit with North Korean leader

US President Donald Trump arrived in Hanoi on Tuesday for his second summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, eight months after their first historic meeting in Singapore. The two leaders are expected to discuss how to implement North...

Forty terrorists killed in Egypt after attack on Vietnam tourists

Security forces on Saturday killed 40 suspected terrorists in raids in Egypt in the aftermath of a deadly attack on Vietnamese tourists, the first in more than a year in a country that has made the fight against terrorism...
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Microsoft bags another record breaking year with $60 billion in annual earnings

Microsoft Corp. finished yet another record-breaking year with more than $60 billion in profit and $165 billion in sales,...
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