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I try so hard to be Kim's friend, would never call him short & fat: Trump

I try so hard to be Kim's friend, would never call him short & fat: Trump

US President Donald Trump has said he would never call Kim Jong-Un "short and fat", after months of trading personal insults and threats of war with the North Korean leader.

Nov 12, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
North Korea brands Trump a 'warmonger' as his Asia tour moves to Hanoi

North Korea brands Trump a 'warmonger' as his Asia tour moves to Hanoi

Trump has urged the region to take a united front against the threat posed by isolated North Korea, which has sparked global alarm with its nuclear and missile tests in recent months.

Nov 11, 2017, 21:14 PM IST
Typhoon tears across Vietnam, skirting key coffee region

Typhoon tears across Vietnam, skirting key coffee region

Typhoon Doksuri tore a destructive path across central Vietnam on Friday, flooding hundreds of thousands of homes, whipping off roofs and knocking out power in the country`s most powerful storm in years.

Sep 15, 2017, 15:18 PM IST

Vietnam sentences 4 men to death for transporting heroin

A court in Hanoi has sentenced four men to death for transporting heroin.

Aug 22, 2017, 08:50 AM IST

Flash floods, heavy rains kill 7, leave 27 missing in northern Vietnam

Flash floods triggered by heavy rains have killed seven people and left 27 others missing in northern Vietnam.

Aug 03, 2017, 18:44 PM IST

Eight killed in Vietnam typhoon

The typhoon also caused 175 houses to collapse, ripped roofs off nearly 6,200 houses, sank 57 fishing ships and boats and damaged roads and bridges, Xinhua news agency quoted the officials as saying.

Jul 20, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

Vietnam buffalo fight suspended after animal kills owner

Do Van Viet, a local official in the resort town of Do Son where the fight took place, said the buffalo was killed and samples were taken to determine whether it had been given a stimulant.

Jul 03, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

TPP members aim to revive deal after US pullout: Source

Asia-Pacific nations will try to rescue a massive trade deal scuppered by the United States pulling out pullout of the United States, a source involved in discussions told AFP Friday, as delegates meet in Hanoi for key talks this weekend.

May 19, 2017, 22:27 PM IST

Growing India-Vietnam strategic ties will mean a more stable Indo-Pacific

Vietnam, along with Japan, forms the two pillars of India`s Act East Policy.

Jan 23, 2017, 08:30 AM IST

Thirteen dead in Vietnam karaoke fire

The blaze started Tuesday afternoon in the busy Cau Giay district and quickly spread to neighbouring houses, according to local official The Chung.

Nov 02, 2016, 07:02 AM IST

Vietnam declares California-based group terrorists

Vietnam has declared a U.S.-based activist group a terrorist organisation and warned that any Vietnamese found to be involved with the group would be regarded as co-conspirators and punished. 

Oct 08, 2016, 10:22 AM IST

India-Vietnam partnership to benefit Asia, world: PM Narendra Modi

Ahead of his departure on Friday to Vietnam on a bilateral visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the southeast Asian nation as "friendly", India`s relationship with which will benefit Asia and the whole world.

Sep 02, 2016, 14:38 PM IST

Six killed, three injured in Vietnam torrential rains

At least six persons were killed and three others injured in torrential rains in Vietnam, authorities said on Monday.

Aug 15, 2016, 10:54 AM IST

Narendra Modi's visit will open new page in bilateral relations: Vietnam

Vietnamese Ambassador to India Ton Sinh Thanh said the situation in the South China Sea region was "getting worse" with militarisation.

Aug 10, 2016, 19:04 PM IST

Vietnam warns South China Sea is a `test` of ASEAN

Vietnam has warned that the inability of Southeast Asian nations to forge a unified front against Beijing`s militarisation of the South China Sea is a "test" of the regional bloc in the face of its greatest security challenge.

Jul 25, 2016, 09:23 AM IST
Vietnam detains activists after South China Sea ruling

Vietnam detains activists after South China Sea ruling

Scores of activists were detained in Vietnam`s capital as they gathered to protest against China.

Jul 17, 2016, 13:41 PM IST
Barack Obama calls for peaceful settlement of South China Sea disputes

Barack Obama calls for peaceful settlement of South China Sea disputes

US President Barack Obama called on Tuesday for territorial disputes in the South China Sea to be "resolved peacefully" as Vietnam baulks at Chinese actions in the bitterly contested waters.

May 24, 2016, 12:14 PM IST
US, Vietnam agree to allow Peace Corps into Vietnam for first time

US, Vietnam agree to allow Peace Corps into Vietnam for first time

The United States and Vietnam on Tuesday signed an agreement allowing the U.S. Peace Corps to work in the country for the first time.

May 24, 2016, 10:21 AM IST

Vietnam's prime minister steps down after 10 years in office

Vietnam's prime minister stepped down on Wednesday after 10 years in office, leaving behind a mixed legacy of promoting failed state enterprises but at the same time attracting foreign investment and daring to challenge China.

Apr 06, 2016, 17:49 PM IST

Protests in Vietnam as prominent blogger goes on trial

A prominent Vietnamese blogger went on trial Wednesday on anti-state charges, amid heavy security at Hanoi`s central court, with police closing roads and breaking up a protest by dozens of supporters.

Mar 23, 2016, 12:27 PM IST