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  1. Vietnam's military growth raising eyebrows in region

    Posted Jan 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... broadening and deepening military relationships. While Russia- Vietnam's cold war patron- continues to be vital, recent acquisitions have included deals involving the Czech Republic, Canada, ... and two Svetlyak class missile patrol boats. The first four of 20 more Su-30 jet fighters with advanced anti-ship cruise missiles also arrived. The Russians have sent a second Bastion ballistic ...

  2. Hanoi sends message with military calendar

    Posted Jan 12th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of heights. Vietnam reportedly spent more than US$200 million to clinch the deal with Moscow, its former cold-war patron, two years ago. It has two batteries- a total of 12 launchers and more than 60 ... of US aircraft during the Vietnam war, including B-52 bombers and F-4 Phantoms, deploying telephone-pole sized missiles as well as fire from smaller arms. Analysts believe both the leaking ...

  3. Hanoi, adieu- A Bittersweet Memoir of a Frenchman in Indochina

    Posted Apr 15th 2007, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... Sue Green Hanoi, adieu- A Bittersweet Memoir of a Frenchman in Indochina by Mandaley Perkins Fourth Estate, HK$155 Michel L'Herpiniere was 16 when, in September 1936, he moved ... had decided to stay, 'to make Indochina my life'. He belonged- of that he was sure. Greater insight would be a long time coming. 'I did not know then how a country that one did ...

  4. Tiger Force

    Posted Jun 25th 2006, 12:00am by Lance Cherry

    ... of passing time. The Vietnam war ruptured a nation's consciousness, begged enormous questions of morality and killed almost 60,000 US soldiers in a humiliating military and political defeat. The My Lai massacre, in which a US platoon slaughtered 504 Vietnamese villagers, shamed the country. And now, even as this most notorious atrocity of the war is beginning to fade into the past, ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    For Vietnam, the spirit of Dien Bien Phu lives on

    Posted May 06th 2014, 08:07pm by PETER HUNT

    ... would be at war themselves. Nayan Chanda has argued that the losers in Indochina were: firstly the Vietnamese people, who suffered three decades of war; secondly, the Chinese, who ended up ... to sustain only due to Chinese logistical support, their victory effectively ended the eight-year First Indochina War, and the French colonial empire in Asia. Dien Bien Phu, and the 1954 Geneva ...

  6. Finansia Syrus Securities to develop trading hub for Indochina investors

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 04:08pm by Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh and Christina Liedke

    ... rapidly changing needs. We are not encumbered as a subsidiary of a banking group. Finansia Syrus has over 900 employees with 40 branches across the country. It ranked second in equity trading last ... barriers and trading costs involved in tapping into the more than US$2 trillion combined market capitalisation of Asean bourses. "We want to establish a trading hub for Indochina so foreign ...

  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    China and Japan must put second world war behind them, says Singaporean PM

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:19am

    ... and its neighbours to put the second world war behind them, saying that if they kept reopening issues dating back to the conflict it would be a “continuing sore” in their relations. “One of the reasons Japan’s difficulties are not just with China, but with also Korea is because of reopening of issues that go back to the second world war and before, which have never been properly put ...

  8. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Second world war dead washed up by Pacific Ocean's rise- caused by global warming

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:45am by Bloomberg

    ... sea Skeletons of second world war soldiers are being washed from their graves by the rising Pacific Ocean as global warming leads to inundation of islands that saw some of the fiercest ... by the Japanese Navy in the run-up to the Pearl Harbour attack during the second world war. The US Navy based at Pearl Harbour is now trying to identify the skeletons and repatriate them, de Brum said. ...

  9. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- July 1, 2014

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 08:13am

    ... personnel and axed its mission in the east African country as it descended into civil war in 1991. China tries to establish foothold in Zambia, Tanzania |Source: China Africa Project Podcast: Africa is big business for China. Howard French, author of China's Second Continent, talks about why some African countries are of particular interest to Chinese leaders. With eye on China, India’s ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong's Leung Chun-ying should forgo desire for a second chief executive term

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:33am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com CY should forgo desire for second term Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying does not strike me as an unintelligent man. So I am scratching my head as to why he still insists there is no real problem between the legislative and executive branches. It's not just endless filibustering by a few malcontents in Legco, as he has claimed. It is war in all ...




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