All the five stadiums in Malaysia selected to host the 29th Southeast Asia Games (SEA Games 29) are ready for the biggest sport festival of the region, which will open on August 19.
Malaysian police at a drill in Kuala Lumpur (Photo:
The national stadium Bukit
Jalil is the biggest of the five and also one of the world’s biggest and most
modern ones with 87,411 seats. Inaugurated in 1996, the stadium will be the
main venue for outdoor sports, particularly athletics events. It will also host
the men’s football final match on August 29 if the Malaysian U-22 team can go
In case the Malaysian U-22 team stops mid-way, the men’s football final match
will take place at Shah Alam stadium which can accommodate 80,372 spectators.
This is also the place where the SEA Games 29 closing ceremony will be held.
Along with Shah Alam, Selayang stadium with 16,000 seats will be the main venue
for men’s football events.
Two other venues are the UITM with 6,000 seats and UM Arena with 1,000 seats.
At the 29th SEA Games, scheduled for August 19-31, athletes from 11 Southeast
Asian countries will compete in 38 sports.-
Two Australian navy vessels - a landing helicopter dock and a guided missile frigate arrived in Manila, the Philippines, on October 10.
The "Meeting Japan – South Central Region” conference took place in Nha Trang city, the central province of Khanh Hoa on October 6 to discuss bilateral cooperative prospects in the near future.
Increasing the access of people with disabilities to inclusive employment opportunities is a key component to advancing inclusive economic growth across all of APEC 21 member economies, experts have said.
Ambassador Pham Thi Kim Anh, deputy permanent representative of the Vietnam mission to the United Nations (UN), highlighted the role played by education in reducing social inequality while speaking at the 72nd session of the UN Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee in New York on October 3.
Le Thanh Liem, Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, told visiting Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz that the Southern largest economic hub is ready to share its experience in economic management and development with Cuba, contributing to the development of friendship relations between Vietnam and Cuba.
The Vietnam-Cuba Inter-Governmental Committee convened its 35th meeting in Hanoi on October 2, under the chair of Vietnamese Minister of Construction Pham Hong Ha and Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz.