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Vietnam, China agree to avoid conflicts in South China Sea

November 13, 2017 2:30 am
Vietnam, China agree to avoid conflicts in South China Sea

Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) shakes hands with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang at Presidential Palace in Hanoi on November 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Vietnam and China have agreed to avoid conflicts and resolve maritime issues in the disputed South China Sea, in what is seen as a move […]

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US President Donald Trump offers to mediate in Vietnam-China territorial dispute

November 12, 2017 2:05 am
US President Donald Trump offers to mediate in Vietnam-China territorial dispute

US President Donald Trump (L) attends a joint press conference with his Vietnamese counterpart, Tran Dai Quang, at the presidential palace in Hanoi, Vietnam, November 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump has offered to help resolve an ongoing territorial dispute between Vietnam and China in the South […]

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Floods, landslides kill 37 in Vietnam, 40 missing

October 12, 2017 6:03 am
Floods, landslides kill 37 in Vietnam, 40 missing

This picture, from the Vietnam News Agency, taken on October 11, 2017, shows a man (R) walking with his motorcycle through a flooded area in the central province of Nghe An, in Vietnam. (Via AFP) At least 37 people were killed and another 40 went missing as floods and landslides […]

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The United States, Vietnam agree to strengthen military ties amid Chinese dispute

August 9, 2017 1:45 pm
The United States, Vietnam agree to strengthen military ties amid Chinese dispute

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis (R) welcomes and escorts General Ngo Xuan Lich, the minister of national defense of Vietnam, to the Pentagon in Washington, DC, on August 8, 2017, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Vietnam and the United States have agreed to forge deeper military ties, and an American aircraft […]

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Floods and landslides killed 26 people, 15 missing in Vietnam

August 7, 2017 12:44 pm
Floods and landslides killed 26 people, 15 missing in Vietnam

This picture taken on August 4, 2017 shows an elementary school classroom filled with mud and debris after flash floods hit the mountainous town of Mu Cang Chai in the northern province of Yen Bai. (By AFP) Floods and landslides caused by torrential rains have killed 26 people and left […]

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Vietnam urges strong anti-China stance at Asia forum

August 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Vietnam urges strong anti-China stance at Asia forum

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc answers questions during an international conference in Tokyo on June 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Vietnam urged other Southeast Asian nations to take a stronger stand against Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea, as a tense regional security forum began Saturday with North […]

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Vietnam police arrest dissident for alleged bid to overthrow government

July 25, 2017 2:16 pm
Vietnam police arrest dissident for alleged bid to overthrow government

This file photo taken on August 10, 2011 shows French-Vietnamese blogger and lecturer Pham Minh Hoang (C) being led out from a courtroom in Ho Chi Minh City. (By AFP) Vietnamese police authorities have taken into custody a well-known dissident for allegedly engaging in efforts aimed at overthrowing the government. […]

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Vietnam drilling for oil in Chinese-claimed territory: Report

July 5, 2017 8:41 am
Vietnam drilling for oil in Chinese-claimed territory: Report

A file photo of the Deepsea Metro I drillship Vietnam has started drilling for oil in disputed territory claimed by China in the South China Sea, a report says. An oil drilling ship on contract to international firm Talisman-Vietnam has begun working off Vietnam’s southeast coast, the BBC quoted Ian […]

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Vietnam police nab protesters in anti-China rally

January 19, 2017 10:07 am
Vietnam police nab protesters in anti-China rally

A protester shouts anti-China slogans during a rally marking the 42nd anniversary of the 1974 naval battle between China and then-South Vietnamese troops over the Paracel Islands, in Hanoi, January 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP) At least a dozen people have been arrested in Vietnam during a rally to protest […]

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Floods leave 2 dozen dead in central Vietnam

December 19, 2016 6:30 pm
Floods leave 2 dozen dead in central Vietnam

This picture taken on December 18, 2016 shows a man wading through floodwaters in front of his home in the central province of Binh Dinh. (Photo by AFP) At least 24 people have been killed as heavy flooding triggered by days of unseasonable torrential rains hit central Vietnam. The National […]

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