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  1. New leadership from south region

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by David Marsh

    ... David Marsh Vietnam's inner circle of power has a distinctly southern, younger, and more business-friendly face after yesterday's conclusion of the Communist Party congress. Seven of the 14 newly announced members of the elite Politburo are from the entrepreneurial south of the country, including Nguyen Minh Triet the man tipped to become the next president. ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    George McGovern an unrepentant liberal to the end

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    ... Associated Press Sioux Falls, South Dakota George McGovern took on Richard Nixon and the Vietnam war, only to suffer a humiliating defeat, but he stayed true to his Methodist roots An Unrepentant liberal to the end George McGovern, a proud liberal who argued fervently against the Vietnam war as a senator from South Dakota and suffered one of the most crushing defeats ...

  3. Vietnam follows China onto world stage

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the emergence of neighbouring Vietnam is also remarkable. Vietnam's post-war rise reached a new high-water mark this week when the United Nations accepted it as a non-permanent member ... of the Vietnam war in 1975 as well as deal with the collapse of its key patron, the Soviet Union. The embargo was lifted the next year, helping to fuel percolating international interest in the country, ...

  4. Vietnam told not to complicate sea claims

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of a four-day visit by Trong at Hu's invitation. It is his first trip to China since he was elected general secretary of Vietnam's Communist Party in January. Vice-President Xi Jinping also ... timely guidance. Vietnam and China, as well as the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia and Taiwan, have overlapping claims to parts of the South China Sea, believed to be rich in oil and gas deposits ...

  5. 'Wage war in South China Sea'

    Posted Sep 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com There is logic, benefit and good reason for China to wage a war in the South China Sea, with the Philippines and Vietnam being the two key targets, ... battlefield' for China to wage small-scale wars with rival claimants to territory in the area. The article, headlined 'The Time to Use Force Has Arrived in the South China Sea', was written ...

  6. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam seeks to buy US weapons and says China should not be alarmed

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 10:29am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York US ban on lethal arms exports enforced since communist victory in Vietnam War Vietnam defends bid to buy US arms Vietnam says it wants to be able to buy ... the communist victory in the Vietnam war. Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh said it had been nearly 20 years since Washington and Hanoi normalised relations, and so ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Fully-clad riot police raid dormitory at Kyoto University in Japan

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 10:56pm by AFP

    ... the raid. Student radicalism in Japan reached its peak in the 1960s and 1970s, when activists demonstrated against Japan's military alliance with the US, the Vietnam war, and the construction ...

  8. Beijing improves ties with Hanoi

    Posted Sep 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the disputed South China Sea. China's top diplomat, State Councillor Dai Bingguo, and Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan jointly chaired the fifth annual Vietnam-China Steering ... that would be mutually beneficial. Vietnam's new top leader, Nguyen Phu Trong, also met Dai, who reportedly conveyed a message from President Hu Jintao. The statement said Beijing and Hanoi had ...

  9. Who said it?

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I have always said if there came a day when I could no longer meet my duties, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come Steve Jobs quits as chief executive of Apple I told [US Defence Secretary Robert] McNamara... the US lost in Vietnam because the US did not understand Vietnam Revered retired Vietnamese General Vo Nguyen Giap We believe Europe has ...

  10. South China Sea stand-off is just storm in a teacup

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... not been stopped is significant. Next month, Vietnam will hold a joint naval drill with the United States, in a move that could further stoke tensions. Recent weeks have seen reports of live-fire drills by Vietnam, beach-landing exercises by the Chinese Marine Corps, and plans by the Philippines to send in its biggest warship. Meanwhile, China is sending in one of its biggest maritime ...




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