A military court in Vietnam on Thursday (May 21) sentenced a former deputy defence minister accused of allowing three plots of land in Ho Chi Minh City to be illegally transferred to private investors from the navy to four years…
US President Donald Trump has threatened to cut bilateral ties with China, the latest blast in an increasingly violent war-of-words between the world’s two largest economies about the origins of the virus that has killed more than 300,000 people. Adding…
Hanoi is weighing an international arbitration case against Beijing to settle their hotly contested sea claims
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China has been accused of taking advantage of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak to push its territorial ambitions in the East Vietnam Sea.
The second visit by US aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt and guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill to Vietnam came at a time of ambivalent defence relations between the two countries.
Here’s what you need to remember: Party Chairman Deng Xiaoping used the PLA’s demonstrated shortcomings to consolidate political power and begin a modernization effort, downsizing it by over a million personnel to improve its quality. Thus, the Chinese war intended to “teach…
A Chinese ship embroiled in a standoff with Vietnamese vessels last year has returned to waters near Vietnam as the United States accused China of pushing its presence in the South China Sea while other claimants are pre-occupied with the…
In an unusually pointed statement, Manila laments loss of trust among neighbours due to incidents in disputed seas.
Vietnam has not been immune from the issue of imported coronavirus cases.
Vietnam has over 22,000 people in government-run Covid-19 quarantine facilities, and over 30,000 in home quarantine
U.S.-Vietnam ties continue to advance, and Beijing doesn’t seem too concerned.
Vietnam’s military is expanding its quarantine facilities to house about 60,000 people by adding as many as 20,000 beds as thousands of Vietnamese return home from virus-hit countries, the government said on its website.
North Korea wanted to assist a fellow communist regime. However, Pyongyang’s pilots and planes weren’t that good.
The US and Vietnam are strange bedfellows, with no common culture, ideology, political system or world view, united for now by the ‘China threat’. But with US freedom of navigation operations challenging Vietnam’s claims along with China’s and no deep…
In recent weeks, hundreds of Vietnamese fishing boats have gathered near China’s Hainan province, site of a sensitive military base.
Vietnamese boats frequently make forays into Chinese territorial waters near Hainan, home to a number of key armed forces bases, a think tank says While many might come for the fish, some also stay to spy, analyst says