China and Vietnam have agreed to "address and control" maritime disputes, state media said on Friday, as differences over the potentially energy-rich South China Sea have roiled relations between the two countries and other neighbours.
A former Khmer Rouge leader branded his conviction for crimes against humanity a "child`s fairytale" at a UN-backed court in Cambodia on Friday, as he faced further charges of genocide, forced marriage and rape.
A Vietnam-flagged tanker has gone missing en route from Singapore to the Vietnamese port of Quang Tri and is feared hijacked, a world piracy watchdog said on Tuesday, amid growing concern over piracy in Southeast Asian waters.
The United States is to partially lift a four-decade-old arms embargo against its former foe Vietnam, the State Department said Thursday, after Secretary of State John Kerry met his counterpart Pham Binh Min.
After scooping six medals, including a gold won by Jitu Rai, on the first four days of the Asian Games, Indian shooters drew a blank on the fifth day of the competitions at the Ongnyeon pistol and rifle range here Wednesday.
For Vietnamese sex workers like Do Thi Oanh, being caught touting for business used to carry a long stint in forced "rehabilitation", but as fines replace detention, many detect a shifting attitude towards the world`s oldest profession.
Indonesia is poised to be selected as the host of the next Asian Games in 2018 after Vietnam withdrew because of financial concerns, the president of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) told Reuters on Wednesday.
President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday wrapped up his four-day state visit to Vietnam and left for home after inking key pacts and declaring a united Indo-Vietnam stand for free navigation in the disputed waters of South China Sea and adjoining maritime areas.