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  1. News - China - ANALYSIS: DIPLOMACY

    President Xi Jinping vows peace, as PLA top brass talks tough and with Vietnam ablaze

    Posted May 18th 2014, 05:20am by Minnie Chan

    ... that wars are like devils and nightmares." Analysts said Xi and Fang's remarks did not conflict. "Both Xi and Fang sought to warn Vietnam not to provoke China, as Beijing would spare ... after violent attacks targeting Chinese broke out in Vietnam in the wake of China's introduction of an oil rig in a disputed area of the South China Sea. Also on Thursday, a press ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - BUSINESS

    Vietnam threatened with loss of Hong Kong business unless order is restored

    Posted May 19th 2014, 11:47am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Lawmaker representing textile and garment sector says firms may withhold further investment until protests are quelled Hong Kong investors in Vietnam may put ... in Vietnam is holding off on injecting another US$100 million to see how the situation unfolds. But Chung did not provide any more details about the business in question. About 3,000 Chinese ...

  3. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    US Navy renews call for ship visits to Vietnam as tensions with China worsen

    Posted May 15th 2014, 04:43pm by Reuters

    ... territorial dispute with China in the South China Sea. China and Vietnam fought a brief but bloody border war in 1979, and clashed at sea in 1988, when China occupied its first holdings ... Reuters US repeats calls on Vietnam to allow more of its Seventh Fleet ships to visit as relations between Hanoi and Beijing worsen following attacks on businesses perceived to be Chinese ...

  4. News - China

    How Vietnam and China coastguards cosied up, but now confront each other

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 10:52pm by Bloomberg

    ... and its partners will block China's access to strategic trade routes through the South China Sea." China and Vietnam fought a border war in 1979, after China forcibly took the Paracel Islands from Vietnam five years earlier. There have been other deadly incidents at sea since the war ended. Out on the South China Sea last week, boat 8003's radar screen showed about 60 ...


    Chinese media threatens Vietnam with a ‘lesson it deserves’ over oil rig row

    Posted May 06th 2014, 10:47am by Agence France-Presse

    ... it deserves to get.” China and Vietnam fought a brief but bloody border war in 1979 which ended with Chinese forces withdrawing and both Hanoi and Beijing claiming victory. The two countries also have ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China should give Vietnam a “lesson it deserves to get” if Hanoi ratchets up tension in the South China Sea, an aggressive editorial in state-run media said ...

  6. News - China

    More than 3,000 Chinese evacuated from Vietnam after violence

    Posted May 18th 2014, 11:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing More than 3,000 Chinese nationals have been evacuated from Vietnam, state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday, following deadly rioting that stemmed from an outpouring ... by Hanoi, a move described by the United States as provocative. It is the worst breakdown in ties between the two Communist neighbours since a short border war in 1979. The evacuation followed days ...

  7. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Vietnam PM considering legal action against China over territorial dispute

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:34am by Reuters and AP

    ... the deployment of a Chinese oil rig to disputed waters in the South China Sea. Dung’s comments, in an exclusive interview with Reuters, are the first time he has suggested Vietnam would take legal measures, a threat that is likely to infuriate Beijing. "Vietnam is considering various defence options, including legal actions in accordance with international law," Dung said ...

  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    Jeremiah Denton, US POW held in Vietnam who became senator after TV interview fame

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 06:44am by Reuters, AP

    ... Agencies US prisoner held in Vietnam became senator after TV interview fame POW who blinked 'torture' in code Jeremiah Denton 1924- 2014 Jeremiah Denton, a former US senator who was held as a prisoner of war by North Vietnam for more than seven years and revealed his treatment by blinking the word "torture" in Morse code during a televised interview, died ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    ‘Correct political decisions’ must be made to overcome disputes, Xi tells Vietnam envoy

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:45am by Teddy Ng

    ... Hanoi envoy President Xi Jinping said China and Vietnam should take appropriate steps to address their conflicts as he held talks with a senior Vietnamese politician amid strained ties between ... track. The president met Le Hong Anh, a special envoy of Vietnam's Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong. Anh is on a two-day fence-mending trip after tensions between the two countries ...

  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban likens US Afghan role to Vietnam war

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 03:55pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Kabul The Taliban on Wednesday likened the planned withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan to America’s pullout from Vietnam, calling it a “declare victory and run” ... Vietnam prior to the communist victory there in 1975. American-led Nato troops are scheduled to pull out of Afghanistan by the end of 2014, although the US will leave a residual force behind ...




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