News of first Roman Catholic cardinal from Myanmar welcomed by people of diverse faiths, while Vietnam's third cardinal in almost 40 years draws only tepid praise.
A group of Vietnamese economists have devised a survey which measures how innovative businesses are and how they value innovation.
Vannarith Chheang told “Hello VOA” recently that poor countries like Cambodia need to work harder to reform laws, institutions, leadership and human resources to prepare for integration.
Authorities, worried that strong currents and rough seas are pushing victims and wreckage farther from main site, open 'second priority' search area in Java Sea off Indonesia.
As search enters ninth day, three more bodies found; several aviation officials suspended over AirAsia Flight 8501's lack of proper permits to fly Surabaya-to-Singapore route on Sundays.
Near-zero visibility at sea bed suspends efforts to reach possible wreckage week after after Flight 8510 crashed; officials say 34 bodies have been recovered, nine identified.
Armed forces showcase fighter jets, tanks and long-range artillery.
Foreign Ministry calls sanctions 'hostile and repressive,' saying they will only harden Pyongyang's will and resolution to defend country's sovereignty.
Divers forced to turn back by poor visibility while trying to reach suspected wreckage of plane that went down a week ago.
Search crews from at least four nations are now involved in the search for the AirAsia flight that crashed Sunday
Bad weather slows search for wreckage in Java Sea, prompting officials to say discovery of black box could take up to a week