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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan insurgent attacks on Nato forces drop

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... do not paint an overall picture of the state of the war. They contrast with United Nations figures showing that August was the second deadliest month in five years for civilians caught up in the war, with a total of 374- more than 10 a day- killed and 581 injured. The fact that local troops are taking an increasingly active role in the war as Nato prepares to pull out in 2014 could ...

  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Hanoi limits public servants' funeral rites to ease anger at official waste

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi 'Ghost money' ban in war on waste Vietnam has imposed strict limits on the number of wreaths that can be laid at officials' funerals and banned ... bans state employees from commissioning glass windows in the tops of coffins to allow mourners to see the deceased one final time. Lavish funerals are common in Vietnam and some officials ...

  3. Paws for thought

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Goodboy Xin chao, Posties! That's hello for those of you who don't speak Vietnamese, which I am now fluent in after spending six days in Vietnam with the web editor, Leon. ... 'visited' list. I think I'm up to 15 countries now. Let me check my passport; Greece, Italy, South Africa, England, France, Spain, the North Pole, Sri Lanka, Thailand (twice), Vietnam ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - PREVIEW

    Vietnam art reflects country in transition

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong kevin.kwong@scmp.com Vietnam Now The Rotunda, Exchange Square, Central Vietnamese contemporary art, which made a splash on the local commercial art scene almost two decades ... and ink painting to photography. "Vietnam Now", curated by Suzanne Lecht of Hanoi-based Art Vietnam Gallery, showcases Nguyen Thi Chau Giang, Ha Tri Hieu, Nguyen Thi Chinh Le, Nguyen ...

  5. Old street, new chic

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Bunker, a war-era air-raid shelter uncovered last year during renovations of the poolside Bamboo Bar. 15 Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem, tel: +84 (4) 3826 6919 Nha Hang Ngon In a light and airy courtyard space with communal tables at the centre and a number of different kitchens around the edges, food lovers gather to sample a one-stop selection of some of Vietnam's best-loved street ...

  6. 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, ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent From submariners training in St Petersburg to secret discussions with India to obtain state-of-the-art cruise missiles, Vietnam's naval expansion ...

  7. Hanoi's old fox emerges from shadows

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... in the history and tactics of victories against much larger foes; of ancient battles against Chinese occupiers and Vietnam's wars of the 20th century- against French colonialists, the Americans, ... in a closed door meeting in Vietnam. Even as the two sides work to boost co-operation, a war of words continues over rival South China Sea claims. Recent days saw both Chinese and Vietnamese officials ...

  8. Panetta crosses symbolic threshold in Vietnam visit

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... indication of how far we have come.' He is the first US official to visit the area since the end of the Vietnam war. The question is how far they will go in future- and how fast. 'Everyone ... in the South China Sea dispute. The best natural harbour in the region, US forces built Cam Ranh Bay into one its largest naval and air-bases at the height of the Vietnam war.   ...

  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    General Norman Schwarzkopf, military hero of Gulf war, dies at 78

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the second world war and the Korean conflict, which made Eisenhower and MacArthur into national heroes. But a divisive Vietnam conflict and the cold war had produced no such heroes, ... The New York Times General Schwarzkopf routed Saddam Hussein's forces in the 1991 Gulf war and then became a global media and marketing phenomenon Stormin' Norman: a military ...

  10. Vietnam to make naval missiles with Russian aid

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode greg.torode@scmp.com Vietnam may soon be producing its own anti-ship missiles with Russian help- the latest move in its attempt to create a naval deterrent to China ... Switchblade missile could start in Vietnam this year, the RIA Novosti news agency reported. Vietnam's military build-up- including deals to buy state-of-the-art cruise missiles, submarines, ...




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