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All 13 'Wild Boars' rescued from Thai cave on third day of operation

All 12 boys from the "Wild Boar" football team and their coach were rescued on Tuesday evening (Jul 10) from a flooded Thai cave complex where they had been trapped for more than two weeks.

  • EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström states on UK's 2016 referendum

    EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström states on UK's 2016 referendum

    Public: 6/28/2016 5:25:10 PM

    (VNF) - "In this unprecedented situation, UK's 2016 referendum, let me stress that we are clear and united in our response with regard to EU trade policy, the policy area that I am responsible for”, Commissioner for Trade, Ms Cecilia Malmström on EU Trade Policy has said.

  • EC President states on outcome of the UK's referendum

    EC President states on outcome of the UK's referendum

    Public: 6/24/2016 5:30:30 PM

    (VNF) - “There's no hiding the fact that we wanted a different outcome of June 23rd's referendum. I am fully aware of how serious, or even dramatic, this moment is politically”, said EC President Donald Tusk in a recent press release.

  • Syrian Minister of Electricity Imad Khamis becomes Prime Minister

    Syrian Minister of Electricity Imad Khamis becomes Prime Minister

    Public: 6/23/2016 5:07:27 PM

    Syrian Minister of Electricity Imad Khamis on June 22nd was appointed as the new Prime Minister by President Bashar al-Assad.

  • India: Nearly 100 killed by lightning

    India: Nearly 100 killed by lightning

    Public: 6/22/2016 5:12:20 PM

    Nearly 100 people were killed and dozens injured on June 21st in a series of lightning strike in the India's states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand.

  • Heaviest rain hits parts of Thailand's capital

    Heaviest rain hits parts of Thailand's capital

    Public: 6/21/2016 4:59:54 PM

    Severe rain on the night of June 20th has hit many parts of Thailand's capital Bangkok, causing flooding in many areas and worsening the already chaotic traffic during rush hour.

  • Guinness world records for most efficient power plant set by GE

    Guinness world records for most efficient power plant set by GE

    Public: 6/18/2016 11:20:42 PM

    (VNF) - On June 17th, GE and EDF began operation of the first ever combined-cycle power plant equipped with GE’s air-cooled HA gas turbine in Bouchain (France), launching a new era of power generation technology and digital integration.

  • WB forecast 2016 global growth to reach 2.4%

    WB forecast 2016 global growth to reach 2.4%

    Public: 6/9/2016 1:32:51 PM

    (VNF) - The World Bank is downgrading its 2016 global growth forecast to 2.4% from the 2.9% pace projected in January, due to sluggish growth in advanced economies, stubbornly low commodity prices, weak global trade, and diminishing capital flows.

  • ASEAN connectivity plan reviewed in Indonesia

    ASEAN connectivity plan reviewed in Indonesia

    Public: 6/2/2016 10:26:34 PM

    The second meeting of the ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating Committee (ACCC) in 2016 and related meetings took place in Manado, Indonesia on May 29th-30th with Permanent Representative of Vietnam to ASEAN Nguyen Hoanh Nam in attendance.

  • Former WB leader in Vietnam appointed Vice President for East Asia and Pacific

    Former WB leader in Vietnam appointed Vice President for East Asia and Pacific

    Public: 4/16/2016 4:08:59 AM

    (VNF) - Ms Victoria Kwakwa was appointed by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim as the new regional Vice President for East Asia and Pacific, effective on April 15th.

  • Workshop discusses cooperation opportunities with ASEAN

    Workshop discusses cooperation opportunities with ASEAN

    Public: 4/8/2016 5:20:58 PM

    Over 100 guests from Greek ministries, researchers, professors, students and international friends on April 7th joined a workshop entitled “ASEAN: A community of opportunities” held in Greece’s capital Athens.

  • First Regional Consultation Meeting for APF 2016

    Public: 4/7/2016 4:22:36 PM

    (VNF) - The first Regional Consultation Meeting for ASEAN People’s Forum 2016 (APF 2016) was held from March 31st - April 1st 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand.

  • GE listed Fast Company's most innovative

    GE listed Fast Company's most innovative

    Public: 3/18/2016 7:16:45 AM

    The US-based magazine Fast Company included GE in its annual list of the most innovative companies. GE is the top-ranked industrial company on the list, which includes many digital darlings like BuzzFeed (ranked at the very top), Uber and Alphabet.

  • Australia launched Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Strategy

    Public: 3/7/2016 11:28:14 PM

    The Australian Government has launched its Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Strategy, reaffirming that Australia will continue to be an active part of the global fight for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

  • Australia’s border protection measures remain in force

    Australia’s border protection measures remain in force

    Public: 2/5/2016 3:17:22 PM

    (VNF) - The Australian Government’s tough border protection measures to stop illegal people smuggling and ensure the sovereignty of Australia’s borders remain in full force.

  • First Canadian Ambassador to ASEAN

    First Canadian Ambassador to ASEAN

    Public: 1/20/2016 11:47:24 PM

    (VNF) - The Government of Canada on January 19th appointed Ms Marie-Louise Hannan as Canada’s new Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

  • Laos pursues goals towards socialism

    Laos pursues goals towards socialism

    Public: 1/20/2016 12:46:05 AM

    The Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) is continuing to implement its strategic tasks in line with the comprehensive and principal renovation policy with a focus on Party building and ideology.

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