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Recent News Headlines : Vietnam

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION HAS ACCUSED RUSSIAN FORCES OF THE AIRSTRIKE ON A UN AID CONVOY, WHICH SHATTERED THE FRAGILE PEACE AGREEMENT IN SYRIA.

US accuses Russia of air strike on Syria aid convoy...
22nd September, 2016 72

IT COMES MONTHS AFTER A VIETNAMESE RESTAURANT IN BRISBANE CHANGED ITS NAME FROM UNCLE HO AFTER PROTESTS AND DEATH THREATS.

British Colonial Co, in Brisbane's east, opened on July 1, but has attracted negative feedback on social media in recent days...
19th September, 2016 281

US SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY SAYS SYRIAN PRESIDENT BASHAR AL-ASSAD NEEDS TO BE MORE RESPONSIBLE FOR A TRUCE TO WORK.

John Kerry Syria's Bashar al-Assad must be more responsible...
19th September, 2016 70

FORD, WHO HAD BECOME PRESIDENT WHEN RICHARD NIXON RESIGNED IN AUGUST 1974, WAS TAKING ON JIMMY CARTER IN HIS BID FOR RE-ELECTION.

History suggests that, fairly or not, incidents like Hillary Clinton's stumble on Sunday can matter, writes Julian Zelizer...
13th September, 2016 85

ITS HOLD OVER SOUTH-EAST ASIA IS ALREADY SO STRONG THAT ASEAN MEMBER STATES HAVE FAILED TO AGREE ON A UNITED STANCE AGAINST BEIJING ON THE SOUTH CHINA SEA QUESTION.

The other brother, a stockier man with an altogether calmer disposition, looked squarely at me and said, matter-of-factly: "In time, this world will be China's."...
10th September, 2016 527

OBAMA REMINDS BEIJING TRIBUNAL RULING ON SOUTH CHINA SEA IS 'BINDING'

Barack Obama has reminded China that an international ruling rejecting Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea is binding ...
8th September, 2016 9

MR. OBAMA WILL ALSO HAVE TO DECIDE HOW HARD TO PUSH CONCERNS ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS WITH OTHER LEADERS AT THE MEETING, SEVERAL OF WHOM ARE BEING WOOED BY CHINA.

"Decades of experience should make clear to Washington that Beijing responds only to the expectation of unpleasant consequences," said Sophie Richardson, the China director for Human Rights Watch...
8th September, 2016 297

IT HAS ALSO URGED CHINA AND OTHER CLAIMANT COUNTRIES, INCLUDING THE PHILIPPINES AND VIETNAM, TO WORK OUT A PEACEFUL SOLUTION, BUT SERIOUS PROVOCATIONS BY CHINA CONTINUE.

Mr. Obama and most Asian leaders believe that the Trans-Pacific Partnership, by promoting deeper economic ties with other member nations, is central to his Asia policy...
8th September, 2016 196

OBAMA BLAMES TRADE AGREEMENT DELAY ON U.S. ELECTION

President Obama also paid tribute to survivors of unexploded bombs the U.S.A dropped on Laos...
7th September, 2016 243

80 MILLION UNEXPLODED BOMBS OBAMA ACKNOWLEDGES SCARS OF AMERICA, PLEDGES MONEY FOR LAOS CLEAN UP

The total package is close to the US100 million the United States has spent in the past 20 years on clearing its UXO in Laos...
7th September, 2016 90

A SECRET, NINE-YEAR U.S. BOMBING CAMPAIGN AIMED AT BLOCKING SUPPLIES TO VIETNAM AND FIGHTING COMMUNIST FORCES IN NORTHERN LAOS LEFT TENS OF MILLIONS OF UNEXPLODED BOMBS IN THE COUNTRYSIDE.

Between 1964 and 1973, the U.S. conducted 580,000 bombing missions over Laos, dropping some 270 million cluster bombs on the officially neutral country...
6th September, 2016 10872

THOUSANDS OF CHINESE RALLY IN PARIS TO CALL FOR 'SECURITY FOR ALL' 1 - CHINADAILY.COM.CN

Thousands of chinese rally in paris to call for 'security for all'...
6th September, 2016 0

MANY HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS ARE CALLING ON OBAMA TO SPEAK UP ABOUT LAOS' HUMAN RIGHTS RECORD, WHICH INCLUDES JAILING CIVIL SOCIETY ACTIVISTS.

Obama becomes first sitting president to visit Laos...
5th September, 2016 2510

IN 1955, HE DROVE A SPECIALLY EQUIPPED LAND ROVER TO CALCUTTA FROM PARIS, STAYING FOR A YEAR IN INDIA.

Marc Riboud, the French photojournalist who captured moments of grace even in the most fraught situations around the world, died in Paris on Tuesday...
31st August, 2016 43

WITH THE HEADLINE IS TRUMP A RUSSIAN AGENT?

Contrary to its assurances, Washington pushed hard to expand NATO membership eastward, right up to the Russia border...
27th August, 2016 0

CIA REVEALS ITS SECRET BRIEFINGS TO PRESIDENTS NIXON AND FORD OPINION

Cia reveals its secret briefings to presidents nixon and ford...
26th August, 2016 43

NIXON FALL RAISED SOVIET DETENTE FEARS, PROMPTED PYONGYANG GLOATING DECLASSIFIED CIA PAPERS

Overseas reaction to President Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974 was mixed The Soviets expressed worry about the future of detente. North Korea reacted...
25th August, 2016 0

IMAGES LIKE THAT OF THE BODY OF AYLAN, A SYRIAN CHILD REFUGEE WASHED ASHORE ON A BEACH IN TURKEY, HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE THE WHOLE WORLD PAUSE AND REFLECT.

Perhaps the most famous image of a child in war in recent times was a girl running naked down a road in Vietnam in 1972 after suffering a napalm attack...
24th August, 2016 1

VIETNAM WOMAN 'CUTS OFF LIMBS FOR INSURANCE PAYOUT'

It is never easy to cheat insurance companies, Thanh Phuong Quynh Le said...
24th August, 2016 49

LAST WEEK, 17 CAPTURED COMMUNIST GUERRILLA LEADERS IN THE PHILIPPINES WERE FREED SO THEY COULD ATTEND PEACE TALKS NEXT WEEK IN NORWAY.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has agreed to a new cease-fire with Maoist-led guerrillas, who declared a truce several hours before, ahead of fresh p...
20th August, 2016 0

AUSTRALIA, HANOI AT ODDS OVER 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF VIETNAM WAR BATTLE

North Vietnamese and Viet Cong casualties numbered about 245 killed and 350 wounded...
18th August, 2016 2

VETERAN'S AFFAIRS MINISTER DAN TEHAN SAID IT WAS A GOOD OUTCOME PRIME MINISTER MALCOLM TURNBULL WAS ABLE TO NEGOTIATE.

He reminded veterans in Australia and those returning from Vietnam counselling services are available for them...
18th August, 2016 3

HE SAID THERE WAS A PLANNED GALA DINNER ON THURSDAY NIGHT FOR ABOUT 600 PEOPLE, INCLUDING UP TO 80 VIETNAMESE VETERANS OF THE BATTLE.

The Battle of Long Tan took place on August 18, 1966 and was the most costly single battle fought by Australian soldiers in the Vietnam War...
17th August, 2016 20

U.S.-BACKED FORCES WREST CONTROL OF SYRIA'S MANBIJ FROM ISLAMIC STATE

REUTERS Rodi Said 7 15 left right A Syria Democratic Forces fighter gestures on a street in Manbij...
13th August, 2016 222

KURDISH SOURCES AND THE SYRIAN OBSERVATORY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS, WHICH MONITORS SYRIA'S FIVE-YEAR-OLD CONFLICT, LATER SAID AROUND 500 CARS HAD LEFT MANBIJ CARRYING ISLAMIC STATE MEMBERS AND CIVILIANS.

They were heading northeast towards Jarablus, a town under Islamic State control on the Turkish border, the Observatory said...
13th August, 2016 48

VIETNAM HAS ILLEGALLY OCCUPIED 29 OF ABOUT 50 ISLANDS AND REEFS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA.

Intelligence shows that Hanoi has shipped the launchers to five bases in the Nansha Islands in recent months, Reuters reported on Wednesday...
10th August, 2016 0

ADDING INSULT TO INJURY, ASEAN MINISTERS, SOME OF WHOM E.G.

China appears to be more aggressive after the South China Sea ruling...
10th August, 2016 25

EXCLUSIVE VIETNAM MOVES NEW ROCKET LAUNCHERS INTO DISPUTED SOUTH CHINA SEA

Exclusive Vietnam moves new rocket launchers into disputed South China Sea - sources...
10th August, 2016 579

VIETNAM MOVES NEW ROCKET LAUNCHERS INTO SOUTH CHINA SEA SOURCES

Western officials say Vietnam has discreetly fortified several of its islands in the disputed South China Sea with new mobile rocket launchers...
10th August, 2016 13

VIETNAM 'MOVES NEW ROCKET LAUNCHERS' INTO SOUTH CHINA SEA

Vietnam 'moves new rocket launchers' into South China Sea - Asia Times...
10th August, 2016 15

Trending News Headlines : Vietnam

US WILL ACCEPT MORE REFUGEES AS CRISIS GROWS

"We still need to do more, and we understand that," Mr. Kerry said .....
20th September, 2015 8252

GREENPEACE'S FOUNDER BOB HUNTER WAS A CANADIAN HIPPY JOURNALIST, WRITING IN THE VANCOUVER SUN ABOUT THE BRAND NEW MOVEMENT CALLED ECOLOGY.

He took the picture of a nine-year-old girl running naked and screaming along a road in Vietnam in 1972, which alerted the world to the effects of horrific napalm attacks...
10th September, 2015 4178

VIETNAM ARMS EMBARGO TO BE FULLY LIFTED OBAMA SAYS IN HANOI

Analysts have speculated that in return, Vietnam would grant the United States access to the deepwater port at Cam Ranh Bay...
23rd May, 2016 1760

BEIJING SUMMONS US AMBASSADOR OVER WARSHIP IN SOUTH CHINA SEA

Speaking earlier this month, officials in Beijing cautioned the US against provocative actions in the South China Sea...
27th October, 2015 1637

NOWADAYS ITS LOWEST POINT, PIAZZA SAN MARCO ONLY THREE FEET ABOVE SEA LEVEL IS INUNDATED WITH WATER APPROXIMATELY 100 TIMES ANNUALLY.

Drinking water is also affected because Detroit is particularly vulnerable to water-borne pathogens, and the larvae gruesomely referred to as Chicago Climate Change Maggots ...
1st October, 2015 1589

REISCHL, 68, CAME TO VIETNAM AS A 21-YEAR-OLD AIR FORCE SERGEANT AND WAS STATIONED AT TAN SON NHUT AIR BASE OUTSIDE SAIGON, NOW HO CHI MINH CITY.

Alone in a hotel room in a small Vietnamese town, Jim Reischl waited restlessly...
15th January, 2016 1392

CHINA READY TO LAUNCH MILITARY POWER FROM ARTIFICIAL ISLANDS IN SOUTH CHINA SEA

This is a huge strategic victory for China, said one official source...
30th August, 2015 1193

MR. OBAMA'S VISIT IS AN IMPORTANT STEP IN A COMPLEX DANCE THAT VIETNAM HAS CARRIED ON WITH CHINA FOR CENTURIES.

Arriving in Vietnam Obama Aims to Lure It From China...
23rd May, 2016 1086

THE NEWSPAPER QUOTED A SPOKESMAN FOR THE SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM SAYING MR TRUMP'S LOTTERY NUMBER WOULD HAVE BEEN IRRELEVANT BECAUSE OF HIS MEDICAL EXEMPTION.

It also pointed out that Mr Trump played squash, football and tennis during high school and picked up golf while at Wharton...
3rd August, 2016 1080

BROOKS SAID IN AN INTERVIEW THE FLIGHTS INDICATED THAT VIETNAM'S COLD WAR-ERA ALLY RUSSIA WAS ACTING AS "A SPOILER TO OUR INTERESTS AND THE INTERESTS OF OTHERS."

In its effort to boost ties with Vietnam, the United States has been pouring in aid and assistance in health, education, landmines clearance, scholarships and nuclear energy...
11th March, 2015 1078

BEIJING PLACES MISSILE LAUNCHERS ON DISPUTED SOUTH CHINA SEA ISLAND

Several Asean countries have overlapping claims to islands and surrounding waters in the South China Sea, including Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam and the Philippines...
17th February, 2016 1022

DAVID NAKAMURA IN HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM, AND LIU LIU IN BEIJING CONTRIBUTED TO THIS REPORT.

Don't start a fire in Asia, China warns Obama after Vietnam arms embargo lifted...
24th May, 2016 1000

MR. CARTER MET WITH CHINA'S MINISTER OF DEFENSE, CHANG WANQUAN, ON TUESDAY IN MALAYSIA, WHERE THE SOUTH CHINA SEA WAS HIGH ON THE AGENDA.

China has built seven artificial islands in the South China Sea in the last several years...
4th November, 2015 863

OBAMA LIFTS US EMBARGO ON LETHAL ARMS SALES TO VIETNAM

President Barack Obama has announced the US is fully lifting its embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam, its one-time enemy...
23rd May, 2016 735

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH ESTIMATES THAT ABOUT 110 POLITICAL DISSIDENTS ARE SERVING PRISON SENTENCES IN VIETNAM.

The White House had requested the meeting as a signal to Vietnam's Communist government that the United States cares about human rights here...
24th May, 2016 724

THIS TIME, LARGE NUMBERS OF SYRIAN REFUGEES ARE FLOCKING TO EUROPE BECAUSE OF ITS GEOGRAPHIC PROXIMITY.

More than half of Syria's population of 22 million has been displaced 4 million have fled abroad mostly to neighbouring countries such as Lebanon Turkey and Jordan...
11th September, 2015 679

HANOI, VIETNAM -- PRESIDENT OBAMA LIFTED A DECADES-LONG AMERICAN ARMS EMBARGO ON VIETNAM MONDAY AND TOUTED A NEW FRIENDSHIP WITH THE UNITED STATES' FORMER ENEMY.

Obama ends U.S. arms embargo on Vietnam during visit to former enemy...
23rd May, 2016 678

HANOI, VIETNAM -- THE KITCHEN GODS WERE ASKED BY THE EMPEROR'S ASSISTANT

Scholars say Vietnam's traditional Kitchen Gods represent a blend of Chinese and domestic folk traditions...
21st February, 2015 652

THEY CAN HELP EASE SYRIAN REFUGEES INTO LIFE IN THE UNITED STATES EITHER THROUGH CHARITY OR JOB OPPORTUNITIES.

Few spoke English but lower-skilled jobs in the United States require more manual strength than English ability...
9th September, 2015 634

LORDS TRY AGAIN TO OVERTURN TORY REFUSAL TO HELP CHILD REFUGEES IN EUROPE

China and the UK were first and third respectively on Amnesty's Refugees Welcome Index, with Germany in second place...
19th May, 2016 623

TRIPADVISOR SPOKESPERSON JAMES KAY COMMENTED THE COMPETITION AMONG GLOBAL TOURIST DESTINATIONS HAS NEVER BEEN TOUGHER.

TripAdvisor has unveiled the worlda??s top rated destinations in their seventh annual Travellersa?? Choice awards, with Marrakech at the top spot the first time...
24th March, 2015 619

ELDERLY COUPLE REUNITED IN HOSPITAL BY CARING STAFF

Arkansas State rules mean that two people cannot be housed in a private hospital room which is why they were not staying together...
9th August, 2015 583

SPEAKING EARLIER THIS MONTH, OFFICIALS IN BEIJING CAUTIONED THE US AGAINST PROVOCATIVE ACTIONS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA.

China will never allow any country to violate China's territorial waters and airspace in the South China Sea, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said...
27th October, 2015 568

OBAMA RAISES HUMAN RIGHTS IN VIETNAM, CALLS FOR 'PEACEFUL RESOLUTION' OF SOUTH CHINA SEA DISPUTES

Audience members said Obama raised important issues in his speech, and praised his support for human rights...
24th May, 2016 521

BRITAIN'S PLAN TO JOIN CHINA'S 'WORLD BANK' ANGERS WASHINGTON

However, several major economies allied to the US, including Japan, South Korea and Australia, have declined to become founding members...
13th March, 2015 430

MR. OBAMA IS MAKING HIS FIRST VISIT LATE IN HIS PRESIDENCY HE HAS ALREADY BEEN TO MYANMAR TWICE.

He registered his protest by visiting Mr. Obama in the Oval Office last year, an unsubtle signal to the Chinese that Vietnam had other options...
22nd May, 2016 340

CHINA'S ASSERTIVENESS PUSHES VIETNAM TOWARD AN OLD FOE, THE UNITED STATES

Beijing's actions in the South China Sea and its Silk Road strategy are greeted with suspicion in Hanoi...
29th December, 2015 295

KERREYS WAR RECORD FUELS DEBATE OVER ROLE IN VIETNAM

After killing and lying, he should not represent knowledge and contributing the values of America in Vietnam!...
3rd June, 2016 269

MS. HANG LAM OBLIGED IN VIETNAMESE, AND MR. OBAMA ASKED WHAT SHE HAD RAPPED ABOUT.

Vietnam's higher education system is considered poor, and many Vietnamese go abroad in search of a better education...
25th May, 2016 262

AT 66, MR. DUNG IS FIVE YEARS YOUNGER THAN MR. TRONG.

Vietnam Faces Last-Minute Maneuvering for Communist Party Leadership...
18th January, 2016 257

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HANDLE WITH CARE AMERICAN PSYCHO SYSTEM A 'CO-WORKER OF GOD'

US President Barack Obama made his eighth - and final - address to the United Nations General Assembly this week...
22nd September, 2016 0

"I REALISE THIS RAISES TENSIONS," OBAMA SAID EARLIER AS HE MET WITH ASEAN LEADERS, REFERRING TO A RECENT INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION RULING AGAINST CHINA ON THE MARITIME DISPUTE.

In a joint statement issued by leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, members were expected to issue a mild rebuke to China without referencing it by name...
9th September, 2016 182

"WORDS MATTER, AND WE WANT TO SEE AN ATMOSPHERE THAT IS CORDIAL AND OPEN TO STRONG COOPERATION," STATE DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN MARK TONER TOLD A REGULAR NEWS BRIEFING IN WASHINGTON.

An official of the U.S. State Department said "government to government" relations with Manila remained strong...
7th September, 2016 4072

BUT THE CHECKERED HISTORY OF SYRIAN CEASE-FIRES -- THE UNITED STATES AGREED TO ONE WITH RUSSIA IN FEBRUARY, ONLY TO WATCH IT UNRAVEL WEEKS LATER -- HAS LEFT THE PRESIDENT DEEPLY LEERY.

He recalled the failure of the previous deal that the United States had made with Russia...
5th September, 2016 432

CHINESE PRESIDENT XI JINPING, CENTER, U.S. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA, RIGHT, SHAKE HANDS AS U.N.

If Hillary Clinton is elected in November, she is expected to continue Obama's climate policies and to begin implementing the Paris climate agreement immediately...
3rd September, 2016 1622

UNDER THE PARIS AGREEMENT, COUNTRIES ARE REQUIRED TO SET NATIONAL TARGETS FOR REDUCING OR REINING IN THEIR GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS.

China views the South China Sea as an integral part of its national territory...
3rd September, 2016 4

AND THAT GENERAL MESSAGE WOULD BE CROWDED OUT BY AN OVERT BUST UP BETWEEN THE CHINESE AND THE AMERICANS OVER THE SOUTH CHINA SEA."

"We know the two sides have been discussing this for a few months," said Li Shuo, the Beijing-based senior climate policy adviser for Greenpeace East Asia...
3rd September, 2016 850

BEFORE THAT HE WILL MEET US PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA WHO IS ON A FAREWELL TOUR HAVING ALREADY VISITED VIETNAM.

No apology at Hiroshima says President Obama on visit to the city devastated by US atom bomb...
27th May, 2016 13

TOP DISSIDENT SPIRITED AWAY FOR OBAMA'S VIETNAM VISIT

Outspoken lawyer, Ha Huy Son, said he was also stopped from going, as was a journalist, according to Human Rights Watch...
25th May, 2016 1

ON HIS FACEBOOK PAGE, ACTIVIST LUU VAN MINH SAID HOPE THAT OBAMA COMES TO VIETNAM TO IMPROVE HUMAN RIGHTS?

Vietnamese dissident a reluctant tourist during Obama visit...
25th May, 2016 59

THE WAR'S OVER, SAID BERNARD EDELMAN, DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS FOR THE VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA.

Al Huber, 69, is president of the Illinois state council of the Vietnam Veterans of America...
24th May, 2016 0

OBAMA IN VIETNAM BACKS PEACEFUL SOUTH CHINA SEA

Vietnam and four other countries also have claims to parts of the sea...
24th May, 2016 65

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