Vietnam PM's visit will strengthen India-Vietnam relationship: President

Delighted to welcome Vietnam Prime Minister, Nguyen Tan Dung, on his second state visit to India, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday he is confident that this visit will further consolidate the special relationship shared by India and Vietnam.

India, Vietnam partnership important for Asia-Pacific security: PM Modi
India, Vietnam partnership important for Asia-Pacific security: PM Modi

In a bid to boost bilateral ties, India and Vietnam on Tuesday signed seven agreements here.

Vietnamese PM accorded Guard of Honour at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung was on Tuesday accorded a ceremonial reception in the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan and was formally received by President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Vietnam seeks India's 'active support' on South China Sea row

As disputed South China Sea witnesses increased Chinese influence, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday pitched for India's "active support" to peacefully resolve all disputes and sought its greater linkages across the region.

Vietnam seeks India's 'active support' on South China Sea row

As disputed South China Sea witnesses increased Chinese influence, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday pitched for India's "active support" to peacefully resolve all disputes and sought its greater linkages across the region.

Top Chinese diplomat visits Vietnam to repair ties

China's top diplomat has pledged to work with Vietnam to repair ties ruptured by disputes over the South China Sea.

Vietnam PM's India tour to focus on improving economic engagement

Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, who will arrive in Bihar on Monday for a two-day trip to India, is scheduled to hold delegation-level talks with his Indian counterpart, to increase economic engagement s between the two countries.

Freed Vietnam dissident arrives in US, vows fight

A leading Vietnamese dissident freed by Hanoi was mobbed by supporters late Tuesday as he arrived in the United States, vowing to fight for democracy and other detainees in his home country. 

Freed Vietnam dissident heads to US

Vietnam has freed a leading dissident whose case was raised by US President Barack Obama, and he was due to arrive Tuesday in the United States, an American official said.

Five envoys present credentials to President

Envoys of five countries including that of Vietnam and Georgia Tuesday presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee here.

China, Vietnam pledge to "address and control" maritime disputes

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.

Cambodia`s Khmer Rouge leader says conviction a `fairytale`

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.

Vietnam-flagged tanker released by pirates

A Vietnam-flagged tanker was hijacked by gun-toting pirates who stole part of the vessel`s cargo of oil before releasing the ship and its crew safely, an official said Thursday.

'China builds military airstrip on disputed island'

Beijing has completed a runway for military aircraft on a South China Sea island also claimed by Vietnam, state-run media reported, as it asserts its territorial claims in the area.

Vietnam-flagged tanker goes missing, hijack feared

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.

US lifts 40-year arms ban to boost Vietnam sea defence

In a decision likely to anger China, the US is partly lifting a 40-year ban on arms sales to former foe Vietnam to help boost defences in the tense South China Sea.

US partially lifts 40-year ban on Vietnam arms sales

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.

Asian Games: Suspected militants on travel blacklist
Asian Games: Suspected militants on travel blacklist

Sixteen people from four Asian countries were barred from travelling to South Korea for the Asian Games over suspected links with Islamic militant groups, police said Tuesday.

Vietnam eyes US arms sales, downplays China impact

Vietnam has said it wants to be able to buy weapons from the United States and that regional powerhouse China should not be alarmed.

Asian Games: Shooters fire a blank on fifth day
Asian Games: Shooters fire a blank on fifth day

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.