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New Malaysia child marriage draws UN condemnation

The marriage of a 15-year-old Malaysian girl to a man almost three times her age has drawn condemnation from the U.N.

UN sees 70 pct chance of El Nino event this year

An El Nino event that could disrupt global weather is likely by the end of what has already been a hot year, the ...

Vietnam, Hungary establish comprehensive partnership

Vietnam and Hungary have upgraded their bilateral ties to one of comprehensive partnership during a visit by Vietnamese leaders this week.
September 11, 2018 | 02:38 pm GMT+7

'Clear evidence of humanitarian need' in North Korea: UN aid chief

About 20 percent of children in North Korea suffer from malnutrition.
July 11, 2018 | 05:05 pm GMT+7

World's fish consumption unsustainable, UN warns

Fish consumption reached an all-time high of 20.2 kg per person.
July 09, 2018 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

Poor countries face $168 billion interest bill due to climate change

Rice plantations in Vietnam are vulnerable to rising sea levels, according to a U.N. study.
July 03, 2018 | 09:25 am GMT+7

US withdraws from 'cesspool' UN rights body

The U.N. criticized Washington for separating migrant children from their parents.
June 20, 2018 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Nigeria's Boko Haram has abducted more than 1,000 children since 2013: UN

'Children in northeastern Nigeria continue to come under attack at a shocking scale.'
April 13, 2018 | 07:54 am GMT+7

Day of Happiness 2018: How happy is Vietnam?

Global reports offer differing views on just how happy the country is.
March 20, 2018 | 11:57 am GMT+7

Vietnam will work non-stop to protect human rights: UN ambassador

The country is serious about its international commitments on human rights, the official said.
March 01, 2018 | 12:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s peacekeeping force plans 70-strong hospital in South Sudan

Vietnam has sent 20 peacekeepers to conflict zones in Africa since 2013.
January 06, 2018 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Who killed U.N. experts in Congo? Confidential prosecutor's file offers clues

'A thorough criminal investigation into a heinous act like this, under these circumstances, could not be accomplished in only three months.'
December 20, 2017 | 02:22 pm GMT+7

UN toughens sanctions on North Korea

The resolution imposed a full ban on exports of coal, iron and iron ore, lead and lead ore as well as fish and seafood.
August 06, 2017 | 08:31 am GMT+7

UN vote Saturday on US bid to slash N.Korea exports over missile tests

'These sanctions are not targeted at the people of North Korea.'
August 05, 2017 | 08:09 am GMT+7

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.
March 17, 2017 | 07:22 pm GMT+7
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