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  1. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    US envoy nominee to Vietnam, Ted Osius, open to lifting arms ban

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 11:11pm by AP

    ... diplomatic relations in 1995, two decades after the end of the Vietnam war, and ties have improved markedly in recent years. In 2007, the US opened the way for trade in non-lethal defence items ... Associated Press in Washington US envoy nominee open to ending arms ban US President Barack Obama's nominee to become his country's next ambassador to Vietnam said it may be time ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Vietnam urges China to withdraw oil rig from South China Sea

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 09:50am by Associated Press in New York

    ... Beijing's refusal to discuss the dispute is provocative and raises 'serious concerns', says Vietnam’s UN ambassador Vietnam’s UN ambassador urged China on Tuesday ... to prevent a repetition of the violence. Both Vietnam and China have taken the dispute over the rig to the United Nations, circulating rival documents among the UN General Assembly’s 193 member ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Vietnam and Philippines to hold sporting contests on Spratlys

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Sports diplomacy hits the Spratlys Troops from the Philippines and Vietnam planned a round of sports diplomacy on contested islands in the South China Sea, the Philippines said, as tensions worsen with China. Basketball, beach volleyball and tug-of-war games would be held this weekend on tiny islands that were claimed by the nations to show that rivals could ...

  6. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTE

    China accuses Vietnam of ramming its ships 1,416 times around disputed oil rig

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:46am by Reuters

    ... a brief war in 1979 following Vietnam’s invasion of Cambodia. The foreign ministry said China has communicated with Vietnam more than 30 times at various levels, asking it to “stop its illegal ... Reuters in Beijing Foreign ministry says Vietnam's ships have been attempting to break through China’s cordon around disputed islands China has accused Vietnam of ramming its ships ...

  7. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Father and son emerge from Vietnam jungle 40 years after fleeing US bombs

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 01:19pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Father and son found hiding from Vietnam war after 42 years in the jungle An 82-year-old man and his adult son have been discovered in a jungle tree house more than 40 years after they fled US bombing during the Vietnam war, which ended in 1975. The father, Ho Van Thanh, was too weak to walk and had to be carried out of the jungle on a hammock, Thanh Nien News ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    For Vietnam, the spirit of Dien Bien Phu lives on

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

    ... of the war between the two Vietnams and marked the start of America's rocky involvement. And it was the beginning of the antagonism between Vietnam and China that led to the 1979 Sino-Vietnamese ... Peter Hunt Peter Hunt looks at the legacy of the battle 60 years ago that changed Asia For Vietnam, the spirit of Dien Bien Phu lives on Sixty years ago today, victorious Vietnamese ...

  9. News - China - REGIONAL SECURITY

    Vietnam, Philippines 'hijacking' Asean to press South China Sea claims

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 05:07am by Teddy Ng

    ... to pressure Manila, Hanoi 'using Asean to attack China' The Philippines and Vietnam are "hijacking" the regional bloc Asean to enlist support for their rival claims in the South ... caused anti-Chinese riots in Vietnam last month. Several countries in the region have territorial claims in the South China Sea, including China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan ...

  10. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    China’s state-run newspaper backs ‘non-peaceful’ steps against Vietnam

    Posted May 16th 2014, 09:48am by Reuters in Washington and Shanghai

    ... measures in the face of provocation from Vietnam and the Philippines,” the newspaper, which often takes a nationalistic tone, wrote in an editorial. “Many people believe that a forced war would ... breakdowns in relations since the neighbours fought a brief border war in 1979. In Beiing, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi called Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign ...




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