China is the top destination for Vietnamese dragon fruit – representing over 80 per cent of total shipments and amounting to US$1 billion a year. Authorities in the Guangxi region, bordering Vietnam, found traces of coronavirus on packaging and cardboard…
Chinese foreign minister’s remarks follow call from US vice-president for Southeast Asian countries to resist Beijing’s ‘bullying’ in disputed waters. Vietnam is likely to continue its pragmatic balancing act between the two powers, and remain a reliable partner to all,…
The foreign minister says the two countries should be vigilant to resist the intervention of extraterritorial forces in the South China Sea.
From atop their war elephants, the Trung sisters ousted China’s Han overlords in A.D. 40. They have since become heroic icons to Vietnamese people all over the world.
Hanoi has been tempted to shift away from neutrality as tensions rise with Beijing.
Kamala Harris says US will provide Vietnam with an additional one million doses of COVID-19 vaccines.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh reassures Chinese envoy before he meets US vice-president during her Asian tour. But Pham says negotiations for a code of conduct on the disputed South China Sea should be stepped up via the Asean bloc.
Developing the Vietnam-China relations is a strategic choice and a top priority in Vietnam’s foreign policy, Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said Tuesday.
Vietnam’s enthusiasm for vaccines cooled in recent days when Ho Chi Minh City authorities began administering Chinese company Sinopharm’s doses, rejected by some of the population.
There is a strong case to be made that the Vietnamese government leveraged ingrained anti-Chinese sentiment to boost vaccine uptake.
Chinese manufacturers in southern Vietnam are suffering amid lockdowns and business closures, and they are not confident restrictions will be relaxed soon. A growing number of Chinese manufacturers have moved to Vietnam since the start of the trade war to…
Vietnam’s embrace of Western vaccines – and distrust of Chinese ones – reflect the country’s zeitgeist, says a researcher.
The study by the Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation found that groups such as the H’mong and Thai were vulnerable to being caught up in the illicit trade. More than 60 per cent of victims and prosecuted traffickers were from these…
According to the National Institute for South China Sea Studies, Vietnam is strengthening its maritime militia. Though the figures appear to be exaggerated, Vietnam’s action is propelled by the escalating Chinese aggressive activities.
Vietnam is revamping the way it distributes vaccines donated by Beijing after China complained the Southeast Asian nation was failing to honor an earlier agreement.
Vietnam has received a shipment of 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses donated by China, the health ministry said on Sunday, as the country is ramping up inoculations to battle against a more widespread outbreak.
Struggling to contain an outbreak of COVID-19, Vietnam’s communist government swallows its pride.
Only 1 per cent of Vietnam’s population has received at least one vaccine dose, trailing the efforts of poorer neighbours like Cambodia and Laos. The government will have to address anti-Chinese vaccine sentiment and people holding out for other brands…
Despite obvious areas of friction between China and Vietnam, their alliance policies are more similar than is often acknowledged.
In March, Vietnam announced it had gifted a new parliament building worth US$111 million to Laos. The move reflects Hanoi’s unease over Beijing’s growing influence over its closest ally.
The Vietnam Fisheries Society (Vinafish) has strongly rejected China’s fishing ban in the East Vietnam Sea, affirming that Beijing has no right to impose such a prohibition in the Vietnamese waters.
Chinese Defense Minister and State Councilor Senior Lieutenant General Wei Fenghe is visiting Vietnam with a high-level military delegation to strengthen bilateral relations.
Senior officials pledge to ‘strengthen strategic communication [and] deepen pragmatic cooperation’ at defence meeting in southern China At separate event, countries’ defence ministers agree to deepen cooperation between their land border militaries
Activities in waters near Hainan, Paracel and Spratly islands have ‘threatened China’s maritime law enforcement and national defence security’, Naval and Merchant Ships says Matter must be ‘taken seriously and dealt with in a timely manner’, it says
The National Cyber Security Center said it has discovered and foiled a number of attempted cyberattacks on Vietnamese government portals by the China-linked Cycldek hacker group.
Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Xiong Bo and 30 other members of the Chinese embassy on Saturday paid tribute to Chinese martyrs ahead of the traditional Tomb-Sweeping Day that falls on Sunday (April 3).