01 August, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam reports first coronavirus deaths after months of successful curbs

HANOI – Vietnam recorded its first two deaths from COVID-19 on Friday after winning plaudits worldwide for one of the most successful national responses to the pandemic. The country of

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30 July, 2020 | World News,Australia News

Australia to get US-funded military fuel reserve as relations with China cool

SYDNEY – Australia is to set up a US-funded military fuel reserve in the city of Darwin, authorities said, a show of stronger co-operation between the allies who both face

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30 July, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam ready to use ‘full force’ to arrest new coronavirus wave

HANOI – Vietnam has told tens of thousands of people who visited a central city to report to disease control centres, as nine new coronavirus cases were confirmed and the country

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30 July, 2020 | Australia News

Australia reports record spike in coronavirus cases, 13 deaths

SYDNEY – Australia has recorded its deadliest day in the coronavirus pandemic with at least 13 deaths and more than 700 new infections mainly in Victoria state, where the government

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30 July, 2020 | World News

Brazil reopens international flights to tourists even as coronavirus deaths spike

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO – Brazil has reopened international air travel to foreign tourists, which had been banned since March, even as the country’s coronavirus outbreak ranks as the world’s second worst.

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29 July, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam brings 140 virus-hit workers home on rare rescue flight from Africa

HANOI – A specially converted Vietnam Airlines passenger plane equipped with ventilators and state doctors has returned from Equatorial Guinea to Hanoi carrying 140 Vietnamese workers infected with COVID-19. The

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29 July, 2020 | Australia News

About 3 billion animals harmed in Australian bushfires, WWF says

SYDNEY – Nearly 3 billion koalas, kangaroos and other native Australian animals were killed or displaced by bushfires in 2019 and 2020, showed a study by the World Wide Fund

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28 July, 2020 | World News

Johnny Depp was the victim of ‘abuser’ Heard, court told

LONDON – Johnny Depp was not violent towards former wife Amber Heard and she was the one who would attack him, a London court has heard, as the Hollywood actor’s

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28 July, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam agrees $US348 million Japan loan to build 6 patrol vessels – media

HANOI – Vietnam has signed an agreement with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to borrow 36.63 billion yen ($US348.2 million) to build six patrol vessels, state media reported, amid

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28 July, 2020 | World News

Malaysia’s Najib sentenced to over a decade in jail in first 1MDB graft trial

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia‘s former leader Najib Razak has been found guilty of corruption and sentenced to 12 years in jail in the first trial over a multi-billion-dollar scandal at

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