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UN calls for action over drawn-out child sexual abuse cases in Vietnam

The United Nations has raised concerns only four days after Vietnam’s president demanded answers on a prolonged child sex abuse case.

Vietnam calls for self-restraint, peaceful solution to lingering sea dispute

All parties are urged to exercise self-restraint and solve differences by peaceful means.

Philippines' Duterte: UN pull-out threat a 'joke'

"Can't you take a joke," Duterte told reporters when asked if he was serious.
August 24, 2016 | 05:47 pm GMT+7

Duterte threatens to pull Philippines out of UN

The Philippines President said he would invite everybody including China and the African (nations) to set up another international organization.
August 21, 2016 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese female soldiers to join forces with U.N. peacekeepers

The country supports U.N.'s notion on gender balance within the peacekeeping forces.
July 07, 2016 | 08:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam supports United Nations’ mandate on LGBT rights

Vietnam on June 30 has voted in favor of a new resolution on protection of homosexual, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community put forward by the United Nations (U.N.) during a ...
July 02, 2016 | 07:03 pm GMT+7

UN calls for action to eliminate rising child abuse in Vietnam

The United Nations pledges to work with the Vietnamese government to provide care and protection for the country’s at-risk children - a message delivered by Marta Santos Pais, ...
June 28, 2016 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

Philippines' Duterte extremely "irresponsible": U.N. experts

U.N. rights experts on Monday urged the Philippines' president elect Rodrigo Duterte to stop instigating deadly violence, especially against journalists, slamming his comments as ...
June 06, 2016 | 08:35 pm GMT+7

UN could start using helicopters for Syria aid drops

Helicopters could be used to deliver aid to besieged areas of Syria, the UN said Thursday, on the eve of an emergency meeting of the Security Council about the issue.
June 03, 2016 | 08:53 am GMT+7

U.N. to campaign against xenophobia, racism in dealing with refugees

The United Nations on May 9 proposed that its member countries create and agree upon a system to share responsibility more fairly for the hundreds of millions of refugees and ...
May 10, 2016 | 11:58 am GMT+7

Cambodia detains sex scandal protesters as political tensions rise

Two foreigners were among eight people arrested by Cambodian police on Monday in Phnom Penh for protesting the jailing of a group of human rights workers and an election official ...
May 10, 2016 | 10:21 am GMT+7

UN backs Vietnam's call for $48.5 mln in aid to combat record drought

The United Nations has said it will call on the international community to pool a $48.5 million aid package following a request from the Vietnamese government for help to combat ...
May 06, 2016 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

IMF, World Bank, UN unite to fight tax evasion

Four of the world's largest multilateral organizations joined hands Tuesday in the fight to help developing countries fight tax evasion.
April 20, 2016 | 08:06 am GMT+7

High-profile National Assembly member asks for clearer rules for visits by foreign heads of state

Delegate Duong Trung Quoc questioned the absence of clear guidelines for foreign heads of state to speak at Vietnam's National Assembly.
March 30, 2016 | 09:48 am GMT+7