Vietnam

Vietnam`s 10,000-strong `cyber army` slammed by rights groups

Vietnam`s 10,000-strong `cyber army` slammed by rights groups

Vietnam routinely jails its critics and closely monitors activists on social media, which is not banned unlike in neighbouring China.

Dec 29, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
Australian arrested for being 'economic agent' for North Korea

Australian arrested for being 'economic agent' for North Korea

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) on Sunday arrested a man from Sydney for allegedly acting as an economic agent for North Korea with the intent of raising revenue for the Pyongyang government.

Dec 17, 2017, 11:18 AM IST
Vietnam court jails blogger for seven years for 'propaganda' over spill

Vietnam court jails blogger for seven years for 'propaganda' over spill

A court in Vietnam jailed a blogger on Monday for seven years for "conducting propaganda against the state", the latest action against a critic of the one-party state.

Nov 27, 2017, 14:31 PM IST
Watch - Donald Trump posts video of his five-nation Asia trip

Watch - Donald Trump posts video of his five-nation Asia trip

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday described his maiden Asia visit as "tremendously successful".

Nov 15, 2017, 00:19 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds bilateral meetings with counterparts from Australia, Vietnam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds bilateral meetings with counterparts from Australia, Vietnam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held separate bilateral talks with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull and Vietnamese premier Nguyen Xuan Phuc and discussed various issues of strategic interest, including evolving security scenario in the Indo-Pacific region.

Nov 14, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

China, Vietnam leaders reach South China Sea `consensus`

The Communist leaders of China and Vietnam reached a "consensus" on handling the contested South China Sea.

Nov 12, 2017, 23:20 PM IST
Thorny South China Sea issue may dominate ASEAN summit

Thorny South China Sea issue may dominate ASEAN summit

The Chinese premier, who will be here for the ASEAN and East Asia summits, said Beijing will actively explore joint development of the South China Sea.

Nov 12, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump share brief handshake at APEC summit

Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump share brief handshake at APEC summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his United States counterpart Donald Trump shook hands and exchanged a few words at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam.

Nov 11, 2017, 08:54 AM IST

Toll from typhoon Damrey in Vietnam reaches 106

The death toll due to typhoon Damrey that hit Vietnam last week has increased to 106 with 197 injured and 25 others reported missing, disaster management officials said on Friday.

Nov 10, 2017, 10:33 AM IST

Putin and Trump to meet Friday in Vietnam: Report

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump will meet tomorrow in Vietnam, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov told Russian news agencies on Thursday.

Nov 09, 2017, 15:34 PM IST
Typhoon Damrey kills 106 in Vietnam, reservoirs brimming before APEC summit

Typhoon Damrey kills 106 in Vietnam, reservoirs brimming before APEC summit

Vietnam`s deadliest storm this year - Typhoon Damrey - has killed 106 people

Nov 08, 2017, 20:17 PM IST
MC Mary Kom becomes Asian boxing champion for the fifth time

MC Mary Kom becomes Asian boxing champion for the fifth time

India's boxing legend won her fifth gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championships on Wednesday in the 48kg category.

Nov 08, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
Typhoon Damrey: Death toll in Vietnam rises to 61

Typhoon Damrey: Death toll in Vietnam rises to 61

The death toll from typhoon downpours and floods wreaking havoc along Vi

Nov 07, 2017, 09:13 AM IST
Typhoon Damrey lashes Vietnam; 29 killed, several missing

Typhoon Damrey lashes Vietnam; 29 killed, several missing

At least 29 people were killed and 29 others missing after typhoon Damrey barreled into Vietnam, just days before the country welcomes world leaders to the APEC Summit.

Nov 06, 2017, 08:00 AM IST
Vietnam: Death toll from Typhoon Damrey rises to 27

Vietnam: Death toll from Typhoon Damrey rises to 27

The death toll rose to at least 27 on Sunday from the typhoon that pummelled central and southern Vietnam just days before the region is due to host the APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders.

Nov 05, 2017, 11:36 AM IST
In this Old Flames' market, heartache is for sale

In this Old Flames' market, heartache is for sale

Old Flames market is simply a place to make new connections, romantic or otherwise.

Nov 05, 2017, 10:56 AM IST
Donald Trump makes Pearl Harbor stop en route to Asia

Donald Trump makes Pearl Harbor stop en route to Asia

US President Donald Trump paid a somber visit to Pearl Harbor ahead of his first official trip to Asia, also meeting with military officials overseeing US operations in the Pacific region.

Nov 04, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
Donald Trump embarks on Asia visit, longest tour of a US President in 25 years

Donald Trump embarks on Asia visit, longest tour of a US President in 25 years

Trump is expected to show a united front with South Korea and Japan while pressing China to take a stronger line with Pyongyang.

Nov 04, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
Despite trouble at home, Donald Trump heads on longest presidential Asia trip in years

Despite trouble at home, Donald Trump heads on longest presidential Asia trip in years

The last time a US president was in Asia for so long - close to two weeks - was in late 1991 and early 1992, when President George H.W. Bush became ill at a Japanese state dinner.

Nov 03, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
Donald Trump visiting 5 Asian nations to pressurise North Korea: White House

Donald Trump visiting 5 Asian nations to pressurise North Korea: White House

United States President Donald Trump will start his five-nation tour from November 3 to call on the international community to pressurise North Korea over its nuclear programme.

Oct 18, 2017, 09:41 AM IST