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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Vietnam anti-China activists mark Spratly island battle

Activists chanted anti-China slogans in the Vietnamese capital on Monday to mark the anniversary of a 1988 battle in the Spratly Islands, a rare act of protest over an issue that has come to dog relations between Hanoi and Beijing.

China lands more planes in disputed South China Sea

China lands more planes in disputed South China Sea

China landed two more planes on a contested reef in the South China Sea Wednesday, state media said, despite international condemnation of a landing at the same location days earlier.