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South Korea visa delays caused by surging demand hurts travel firms

Vietnamese tour agencies are reporting losses as they are unable to get visas in time for customers to travel to South Korea.

Julian Assange arrested by British police at Ecuadorean embassy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police on Thursday after they were invited into the Ecuadorean embassy where he has been holed up since 2012.

North Korea says embassy raid in Spain was a 'grave terrorist attack'

A break-in at the North Korean embassy in Spain last month was “a grave terrorist attack”, a representative from North Korea’s foreign ministry said on Sunday in the North’s first official comment on the incident.
March 31, 2019 | 03:06 pm GMT+7

Ancient citadel in central Vietnam to be restored with US funding

The Ho Citadel in Thanh Hoa Province will have some parts restored under a U.S.-funded cultural preservation project.
October 29, 2018 | 04:03 pm GMT+7

Hopes rise as two Koreas open de facto joint embassy on North's side of border

North and South Korea will open a joint liaison office on the North’s side of the heavily militarized border on Friday, a South Korean official said.
September 14, 2018 | 08:09 am GMT+7

France fans in Hanoi overjoyed as country wins 2018 World Cup

20-year wait busted into great joy.
July 16, 2018 | 11:54 am GMT+7

United Nations condemns excessive Israeli force against Palestinians

Over 120 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces in Gaza border protests since March 30.
June 14, 2018 | 07:56 am GMT+7

Israeli forces kill 55 in Gaza clashes as US opens Jerusalem embassy

It was the bloodiest day in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since a 2014 Gaza war.
May 15, 2018 | 08:05 am GMT+7

Vietnam did not attend gala to celebrate US embassy move to Jerusalem: foreign ministry

The gala on Sunday was reported to be attended by 32 countries including Vietnam by an Israeli newspaper.
May 14, 2018 | 11:32 pm GMT+7

Three Australian navy ships to make port call in Vietnam: embassy

Commanders and crews will engage in several goodwill activities during the visit.
April 12, 2018 | 11:15 am GMT+7

Vietnam investigating reports of shark fins being dried on embassy roof in Chile

Photos appear to show over 100 fins on the roof of the embassy, and locals have been complaining that something smells fishy.
January 22, 2018 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

German Embassy denies rumors of visa suspension in Vietnam

The rumors have been spreading on social media, with many asking the German Embassy for clarification.
September 28, 2017 | 10:23 am GMT+7

Biking for equality and diversity at Hanoi Pride Parade

A mass bike ride was held on the streets of Hanoi in support of LGBTQ rights. 
September 24, 2017 | 08:00 am GMT+7

US scales back visa services in Russia after Putin cuts its staff

'Capacity for interviews in the future will be greatly reduced because we have had to greatly reduce our staffing levels to comply with the Russian government’s requirement.'
August 21, 2017 | 05:22 pm GMT+7

Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan hit by suspected suicide car bomb

At least one is dead and three other people are wounded.
August 30, 2016 | 05:09 pm GMT+7
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