08:22 | 06/11/2020
Given the widespread damage brought about by the recent severe storms and floods, the Singapore Government will contribute USD 200,000 as seed money to support the Singapore Red Cross (SRC)'s public appeal to aid disaster relief and recovery in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and the Philippines.
08:29 | 25/09/2020
In his first-ever address to the United Nations General Assembly, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte described a 2016 Hague ruling that rejects most of China’s claims to South China Sea (Bien Dong Sea) as "beyond compromise."
06:51 | 09/09/2020
Vietnam has confirmed five more imported cases, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections in the country to 1,054. They were immediately quarantined after their entry into the country.
08:07 | 29/08/2020
China should “expect the worst” if its military exercises spill over into the Philippine territory.
14:35 | 28/08/2020
Vietnam on August 27 protested against the Philippines over its recent naming of four sandbanks and two reefs near Thi Tu Island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, now claimed and occupied illegally by the Philippines, in Bien Dong Sea (internationally called South China Sea).
21:34 | 25/08/2020
Vietnam's leaders conveyed their sympathies to the Philippines over the twin bombings in Jolo Island, Sulu province, Philippines on August 24, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on August 25.
19:10 | 15/08/2020
The growing number of new cases showing no signs of stopping á the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control reported 20 new patients on August 15 evening, including 16 in the community and 4 imported infections in Hai Duong, Danang and Quang Nam.
17:06 | 19/07/2020
As many as 241 Vietnamese citizens in the Philippines, currently Southeast Asia’s second biggest COVID-19 hotspot after Indonesia, were repatriated on a flight operated by Vietnamese budget airline Vietjet Air that touched down at Can Tho International Airport on July 18.
11:05 | 11/06/2020
Vietnam has won a tender offered by the Philippines to export 60,000 tonnes of rice to the partner country at a higher price than that of countries which won the bid. And Vietnam's 60,000 tons of rice will be shipped to the Philippines as a part of a 300,000-ton government-to-government rice tender held on June 8.
07:18 | 11/06/2020
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on June 9 annouced the Philippines plans to spend 1.3 billion pesos (USD 26 million) to build more structures on Thitu Island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spartly) Islands, now claimed and occupied illegally by the Philippines, Bloomberg reported.
06:26 | 01/06/2020
Japan is considering easing entry restrictions on people from Vietnam and three more countries as coronavirus cases are declining in those countries, the Yomiuri newspaper reported, citing government officials.
07:30 | 16/05/2020
The first typhoon of 2020 brought torrential rains to Luzon, an island that is home to 60 million people in the Phillippines, officials warned that evacuation centers could become hotbeds for the spread of the coronavirus.