Philippine, Vietnamese troops drink beer, play volleyball on disputed island

Vietnamese and Philippine troops got together on a disputed island in the South China Sea on Sunday to play soccer and volleyball - as well as drink beer - in a display of unity that will not go unnoticed in Beijing.

China fires water cannon in clash with Vietnam ship: State media

China fired water cannon at a Vietnamese vessel and damaged another of Hanoi`s ships, state media said Tuesday, in the latest confrontation over disputed waters in the South China Sea.

Vietnam man undergoing surgery to get 90kg tumour removed

Vietnamese man is currently undergoing an operation to get 90 kg tumour removed from his right leg.

Vietnamese officials visit US aircraft carrier

US showed off its own big-boy super carrier to former enemy Vietnam — one of several smaller Asian nations with jittery nerves amid Beijing`s burgeoning maritime ambitions.

Hundreds of Vietnamese stage anti-China protest

Clashes are common in disputed areas of the sea
claimed by both countries.

Somali pirates seize ship with 24 Vietnamese crew

The European Union Naval Force says
that Somali pirates have seized a Vietnamese-owned bulk
carrier with 24 crew on board.

More than half of Vietnamese wives abused by husbands: Study

More than half of all Vietnamese
wives have been the victim of physical, sexual or emotional
abuse by their partners, a joint study by the government and
the United Nations said on Thursday.