Only 7% Pakistanis have faith in Narendra Modi
Only 7% Pakistanis have faith in Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi, who became the Indian Prime Minister after securing a huge victory in the 2014 General Election, has huge support in Vietnam.

Philippines, Vietnam to sign partnership deal by year-end

The Philippines and Vietnam will sign a "strategic partnership" agreement by the end of the year, officials have said, as common neighbour and rival China flexes its military muscle in disputed waters.

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Vietnam marks 70 years since declaring independence from France
Vietnam marks 70 years since declaring independence from France

Vietnam`s president on Wednesday urged further modernisation of the armed forces in the face of growing maritime territorial disputes as the nation celebrated 70 years since it declared independence from France.

Growing a cup of coffee requires 100 litres of water!
Growing a cup of coffee requires 100 litres of water!

More than 100 litres of water goes into growing an average cup of coffee. This and other factors have contributed to the plight of coffee farmers in poorer nations along the equator.

Cambodia senator arrested for `treason` after PM accusation

Cambodian police arrested an opposition senator Saturday after the country`s strongman leader accused him of "treason" for posting on social media a disputed document about the border with neighbouring Vietnam.

War veteran Kerry hails `great story` of US ties with ex-foe Vietnam

US Secretary of State John Kerry met top communist party leaders in Hanoi Friday and hailed the former foes` transformation from enemies to key allies in the two decades since ties were established.

Vietnam sponsor suffers big losses on Man City fixture
Vietnam sponsor suffers big losses on Man City fixture

Vietnam suffered an 8-1 hammering at the hands of English outfit Manchester City last week but the sponsor of the glamour fixture suffered far bigger losses.

Barck Obama criticises tone of 2016 US presidential debate

President Barack Obama delivered a withering critique of the vitriolic 2016 US presidential debate on Monday, branding it unworthy of American voters.

UK's Cameron in southeast Asia visit to talk trade, Islamist extremism

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday he wanted to use a four-day trade mission to southeast Asia to spur lucrative business deals and to forge new political alliances to counter Islamist extremism.

Thai PM says Vietnam a friend, not competitor

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Thursday brushed aside concern that Vietnam is eclipsing Thailand as a regional manufacturing base, saying Vietnam is a friend not a competitor.

China concerned over US planes over SCS

 Chinese military has expressed its opposition to frequent surveillance by US military ships and aircraft over the disputed South China Sea, saying it is harming bilateral mutual trust and the country's security interests.

Thailand, Vietnam uncooperative in Khmer Rouge probe, judge says

A top judge at a UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Cambodia on Monday criticised Thailand and Vietnam for refusing to provide evidence in the trials of Khmer Rouge leaders accused of atrocities during the 1970s "killing fields" era.

US Admiral says his South China Sea surveillance flight ''routine''

A top US Navy admiral said he joined a routine surveillance flight over the disputed South China Sea on Saturday and that the US was committed to freedom of navigation in the region.

Philippines to host 2019 SEA Games after Brunei, Vietnam decline
Philippines to host 2019 SEA Games after Brunei, Vietnam decline

The Philippines has agreed to host the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games after the two other countries next in line, Brunei and Vietnam, declined, a sports official said Sunday.

Man in Vietnam faces fine for letting dog steer his motorbike

A man in Vietnam faces a fine of up to USD 320 for letting his dog steer his motorbike in an 'extremely dangerous' stunt.

Vietnam land protester `critical` after being crushed by bulldozer

A woman was in critical condition after being run over by a bulldozer on Friday during a protest over land compensation in northern Vietnam that turned violent, state media said.

Obama, Vietnam party boss hold `candid` rights talks
Obama, Vietnam party boss hold `candid` rights talks

President Barack Obama and the leader of Vietnam`s Communist Party on Tuesday held what both called "candid" discussions on human rights during a historic White House meeting as the onetime enemies seek to bolster ties.

Barack Obama to host head of Vietnam communist party
Barack Obama to host head of Vietnam communist party

 The head of Vietnam`s Communist Party will make a first-ever visit to the White House next week, meeting President Barack Obama on the 40th anniversary of the end of the war between the two nations.