Australia's opposition political party has called on the government to ban the world's leading anti-vaccination advocate from visiting the country.

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong left here on Tuesday for Jakarta, kicking off his three-day official visit to Indonesia to deepen the strategic partnership between the two countries.

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Monday said the U.S.-South Korean joint military drill has plunged the Korean Peninsula into a critical phase.