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In talks with Vietnam for first missile sale: India

India is in talks to sell short range surface-to-air missiles to Vietnam, the head of India`s defence research agency said on Wednesday, in what would be its first transfer of such weapons to the Southeast Asian country.

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.

Japan pledges fresh aid to Vietnam for security, maritime

Japan pledged $1.1 billion to Vietnam Monday as part of a sprawling aid package that targets maritime and security affairs to bolster ties in the face of regional powerhouse China.

China to build research centre in South China Sea

China announced on Thursday a five-year plan to develop clean energy and open a research centre in the South China Sea - which could escalate tensions in the hotly-contested waters.

Why is China wary of India's decision to sell Akash missile to Vietnam?

Why is China wary of India's decision to sell Akash missile to Vietnam?

But with this move, China has been left in a fix and the the world's most populous country is wary of India's this decision.

Cambodian court convicts exiled opposition leader

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday over a post on his Facebook page, a conviction that makes his return from self-imposed exile unlikely.

India pulls out of regional conference in Pakistan: Report

India pulls out of regional conference in Pakistan: Report

India had earlier in November boycotted the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) that was to be held in Islamabad.

China warns Vietnam against 'construction work' in South China Sea

China warns Vietnam against 'construction work' in South China Sea

"We urge the relevant country to respect our sovereignty and our relevant rights and stop construction activities, Chenese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang.

Beijing untypically quiet on Taiwan drills in South China Sea

Beijing untypically quiet on Taiwan drills in South China Sea

China, Taiwan, the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei claim parts or all of the energy-rich South China Sea, through which trillions of dollars in trade passes annually.

Vietnam extends runway on island claimed by China: Monitor

Vietnam extends runway on island claimed by China: Monitor

Vietnam will likely extend the runway to 4,000 feet in total, added the monitor, a project of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington.

Vietnam expanding South China Sea runway: US think tank

Vietnam is extending a runway on an island it claims in the South China Sea in apparent response to China`s building of military facilities on artificial islands in the region, a U.S. think tank reported.

Cambodia jails opposition senator for 7 years over Facebook posting

Cambodia on Monday jailed an opposition senator for seven years over his Facebook posting of a fake government pledge to dissolve the border with Vietnam, a verdict opposition members say could fuel tension in the Southeast Asian nation.

15 killed, 6 missing in heavy downpours, flood in Vietnam

15 killed, 6 missing in heavy downpours, flood in Vietnam

At least 15 persons were killed and six others were missing in heavy downpours and flooding in Vietnam, said the Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control on Monday.

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.

After Thailand, Vietnam reports first microcephaly case that might be linked to Zika!

If the reports are confirmed, it would make Vietnam the second Southeast Asian country after Thailand to have a microcephaly case linked to Zika.

Somali pirates free 26 hostages held captive for nearly five years

Twenty-six men held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly five years have been released, international mediators said on Saturday.

China slams provocative US sail-by in South China Sea

China slams provocative US sail-by in South China Sea

China has slammed the US for sailing a warship near disputed territory in the South China Sea, saying the move was a "serious illegal act" and "deliberately provocative".

Vietnam PM sends rescue mission as another helicopter drops off radar

HANOI; Vietnam`s prime minister ordered the military to launch a rescue mission after a helicopter went missing on Tuesday during a training flight, the government said, in the latest in a series of aviation setbacks.

China developing world's smallest nuclear reactor for South China Sea islands

China developing world's smallest nuclear reactor for South China Sea islands

China would probably be the first nation to use such military technology on land.

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.