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Obama 'significantly concerned' about civil liberties in Vietnam

The US president expresses "significant concern" over freedom of speech in Vietnam as a number of activists are prevented from meeting him.

The US president expresses "significant concern" over freedom of speech in Vietnam as a number of activists are prevented from meeting him.

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Obama sits down for $6 meal in Vietnam

‘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

‘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

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Obama lifts five- decades-long arms embargo on Vietnam

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 announced that the United States is to lift its arms embargo on Vietnam, which has been in place for 50 years.

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Obama lifts lethal arms embargo on Vietnam

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

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

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Vietnamese Independence Day

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

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

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Kerry hails Vietnam ties while urging progress on human rights

US Secretary of State John Kerry has praised the warming of relations with Vietnam twenty years after ties were established while also urging 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

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Fatal floods batter India, Myanmar, Pakistan, Vietnam and Nepal

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

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

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Troubled waters: the South China Sea dispute

With the world distracted by seemingly more immediate stories of war, migration and elections, a spat between the US and China wasn’t exactly

With the world distracted by seemingly more immediate stories of war, migration and elections, a spat between the US and China wasn’t exactly

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Vietnam celebrates 40 years since the fall of Saigon

Parades are held in Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate 40 years since the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War.

Parades are held in Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate 40 years since the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War.

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US veterans visit Vietnam to mark end of war anniversary

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

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

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US partially lifts ban on arms to Vietnam

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

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