Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 14:18
The United States on Monday offered fresh financial assistance to Vietnam to boost maritime security on its borders, which comes as regional tension grows with China over territorial claims in the South China Sea.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 13:15
John Kerry returned on Sunday to the winding waterways of Vietnam`s Mekong Delta region where he once patrolled on a naval gunboat in the search for communist insurgents.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 23:31
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday urged Vietnam, where he served during the war, to deepen economic reforms and respect human rights as he began a trip aimed at shoring up Southeast Asian ties.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 13:53
Forty-four years after first setting foot in Vietnam as a young naval officer, John Kerry has returned once more, this time as America`s top diplomat.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 17:01
Vietnamese lawmakers today approved a new version of the country`s constitution that upholds the ruling Communist Party`s dominant political and economic role.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 20:14
China on Thursday reacted cautiously to Vietnam`s offer of new oil wells for off shore exploration to India, saying "relevant countries" can do more for peace and stability of the region.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 17:37
Vietnam has offered to give ONGC Videsh Ltd five offshore oil and gas exploration areas without bidding, in a move to counter China's influence in the region.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 00:24
India and Vietnam Wednesday inked eight agreements, including one for oil and gas exploration in the seas off Vietnam.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 14:12
The death toll from flooding caused by heavy rains in central Vietnam has risen to 41, with about 80,000 people forced from their homes, disaster officials said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 18:16
With India continuing to engage in oil exploration in South China Sea, Vietnam on Tuesday appreciated its "constructive role" in the resources-rich area notwithstanding China`s objections to Indian involvement.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 12:48
Disaster officials say the death toll from flooding triggered by heavy rains in central Vietnam has hit 36, with about 80,000 people forced from homes.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 17:18
Taiwan police said on Sunday they had cracked a major drug ring, confiscating 229 kilograms of heroin in their biggest seizure of the drug for 20 years.
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