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UN climate negotiators sweat over detail and divides

Half-way through talks to breathe life into the Paris climate deal negotiators haggled over how to share the cost of curbing global warming and ...

Two Vietnamese military officers leave for UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan

Vietnam has deployed two military observers to oversee United Nations peacekeeping in South Sudan.

Vietnam reiterates opposition to Cuba sanctions

Vietnam has reiterated that the U.S. economic and financial embargo against Cuba has to be lifted completely at the earliest.
November 09, 2018 | 01:48 pm GMT+7

Hunger stalks Asia's booming cities: UN agencies

Hundreds of millions of children and adults in Asia's rapidly expanding cities are undernourished, United Nations officials said on Friday.
November 02, 2018 | 09:33 am GMT+7

8.3 million signatures to UN to end cosmetic animal testing globally

Activists on Thursday brought 8.3 million signatures against cosmetic animal testing to the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
October 06, 2018 | 07:48 am GMT+7

Vietnam will help stabilize Indo-Pacific region: US experts

U.S. observers highly regard Vietnam's potential contribution as a non-permanent member of U.N. Security Council for the 2020-2021 term.
September 29, 2018 | 09:28 am GMT+7

Vietnam to send military doctors to South Sudan for first time as UN peacekeepers

Vietnam will send 63 military doctors and medical equipment to South Sudan as part of the United Nations peacekeeping forces next week.
September 29, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese PM backs central role for UN in human progress

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Vietnam staunchly backs the central role the U.N. plays in ensuring global peace.
September 28, 2018 | 10:11 am GMT+7

Trump, Iran's Rouhani exchange threats, insults on UN's world stage

U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani exchanged taunts at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.
September 26, 2018 | 08:04 am GMT+7

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.
September 19, 2018 | 03:32 pm GMT+7

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 U.N. said Monday.
September 11, 2018 | 08:45 am GMT+7

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
 
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