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The US president expresses "significant concern" over freedom of speech in Vietnam as a number of activists are prevented from meeting him.
‘When in Vietnam, do as the Vietnamese do’ comes to mind, as Obama sits down for a $6 meal at a streetside restaurant in Hanoi, hours after lifting an historic arms embargo with the former enemy of th
President Barack Obama has announced that the United States is to lift its arms embargo on Vietnam, which has been in place for 50 years.
President Barack Obama has lifted a decades-old embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam during his first visit to the communist country, in an attempt to quell the “lingering vestige of the Cold
More than 30,000 people took part in a military parade in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi on 2 September to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the
US Secretary of State John Kerry has praised the warming of relations with Vietnam twenty years after ties were established while also urging the
Parts of South East Asia have been battered by fatal floods. The Indian state of Manipur has been under incessant monsoon rains for several weeks
With the world distracted by seemingly more immediate stories of war, migration and elections, a spat between the US and China wasn’t exactly
Parades are held in Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate 40 years since the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War.
US war veterans visit the area that divided north and south Vietnam as the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War approaches. The group
The US is partially lifting its ban on the sale of lethal weapons to Vietnam, nearly 40 years after the Vietnam War ended. It follows talks between
Millions of children around the world have no family and will never know family life. Millions of couples in Europe want to adopt children. Why is it
Vietnamese police in Ho Chi Minh City broke up an anti-China rally on Sunday, May 17, making several arrests. Beijing is sending five ships to
At least 20 workers have been killed as anti-China protests continue near Ho Chi Minh City in the most serious outbreak of public disorder in
Anti-China protests in the south of Vietnam have turned violent. Protesters are angry about a Chinese oil rig drilling in waters claimed by
He is rarely seen in public these days, but a series of photos show 87-year-old former Cuban leader Fidel Castro meeting with Vietnamese President
A search by two Vietnamese aircraft responding to information provided by a Chinese satellite has failed to locate objects suspected of being
Could newly released satellite images from China provide the clue searchers have been waiting for in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines
US efforts to find the missing Malaysian Airlines plane are focused on a new clue, according the US media. A Pentagon official quoted by ABC news
Conflicting statements are adding to the mystery of Malaysia Airlines’ missing jetliner. A massive air and sea search – now into its fifth day –
Stolen EU passports were used by at least two non-EU passengers to board missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, which gives Interpol a timely
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has been widened, now covering a massive area that takes in sea and land. Officials admit they
Thai police and Interpol have questioned travel agents involved in issuing plane tickets to two men who travelled on the missing jet using the stolen
“Vietnam became a market economy in the early 1990s and has gone through an economic ‘boom’ over the last two decades. But amid the global financial
Around 200 people gathered in the city of Hanoi to practice laughing yoga. They circled a Christmas tree and began stretching and dancing, before a
John Kerry has returned to Vietnam more than four decades after he served there in the Vietnam War. The US Secretary of State took a riverboat down
Vietnam will hand out fines of 100 million dong ($4,740) to anyone criticising the government on social media, under a new law announced this week
Typhoon Haiyan struck coastal areas of northern Vietnam on Monday before sweeping on towards China, where it has been downgraded to a tropical
Typhoon Haiyan was downgraded to a Category One as it approached the coast of north Vietnam where it made landfall early on Monday morning