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China intrudes into Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, third time in 2019

 China has again intruded in Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, the third major intrusion in 2019. The intrusion, according to Vietnamese government sources began on September 7 and is underway with Chinese ships along with coast guard still present. 

Sep 16, 2019, 21:17 PM IST

Vietjet to begin direct India-Vietnam flight

Currently, Vietjet operates around 400 flights daily, carrying more than 80 million passengers to date, with 129 routes covering destinations across Vietnam and international destinations.

Aug 21, 2019, 11:58 AM IST

IndiGo to start direct flight from Kolkata to Vietnam from October

Bookings for Kolkata to Hanoi are open with one-way fares starting at 9,999.

Aug 01, 2019, 14:47 PM IST

Vietnam calls in Russian experts to help preserve corpse of Ho Chi Minh

The special council has been created to assess the condition of Ho`s ageing corpse - first embalmed nearly 50 years ago - and will start work next month. 

Jun 20, 2019, 13:30 PM IST

Donald Trump meets North Korea's Kim Jong-un in Vietnam for second nuclear summit

Kim and Trump shook hands and smiled briefly in front of a row of their countries flags at the Metropole hotel in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi.

Feb 27, 2019, 17:41 PM IST

Trump meets Vietnamese president before second North Korea summit

Trump and Trong, who is also general secretary of the ruling Communist Party, met at the grand, colonial-era presidential palace.

Feb 27, 2019, 10:34 AM IST

In his grandfather's footsteps, North Korea's Kim arrives in Vietnam

Even Kim Jong Un`s long train journey through North Korea and thousands of kilometres across China to reach Vietnam is similar to the grand train voyages his grandfather once took.

Feb 26, 2019, 09:48 AM IST

Fake Kim goes as real Kim comes: Vietnam expels Kim Jong Un lookalike

The impersonator visited Singapore in June, when Trump and Kim held their first summit, and performed satirical stunts.

Feb 25, 2019, 12:59 PM IST

Vietnam relishes role as peace maker as it seeks to balance ties

Vietnam was at war almost continuously for some 45 years, from the end of World War Two through to the early 1990s, battling France, the United States, China and Cambodia`s Khmer Rouge.

Feb 25, 2019, 09:55 AM IST

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Vietnam beat Jordan on penalties to reach quarters

It was a first knockout victory at the continental championship for Vietnam and set up a meeting with Japan or Saudi Arabia, both former champions, at the same stadium on Thursday. 

Jan 21, 2019, 07:02 AM IST

Iran beat Vietnam 2-0, secure AFC Asian Cup last-16 spot

With their second group stage victory, Iran are now standing at the top of the group with six points, securing their berth in the knockout stage.
 

Jan 12, 2019, 21:14 PM IST

Big stage no problem for Asian Cup debutants Yemen, says assistant coach

Assistant coach Milos Brozek says Yemen, the tournament`s lowest-ranked national team at No. 135, will have nothing to lose when they face the highly fancied Iranians in Abu Dhabi.

Jan 06, 2019, 11:38 AM IST

6 men slaughter and eat langur; live-stream gruesome act on Facebook

The live-stream FB video went viral, sparking outrage across the world.

Dec 29, 2018, 10:41 AM IST

India, Vietnam to boost trade, maritime, defence cooperation

Swaraj visited Vietnam on the first leg of her four-day two-nation tour aimed at deepening India's strategic cooperation with Vietnam and Cambodia, the key countries in the ASEAN region.

Aug 28, 2018, 19:49 PM IST

Nurturing peace, stability important for economic prosperity: EAM Sushma Swaraj

Establishing a peace and stability for economic prosperity in the Indian Ocean region is a top priority for India's foreign policy, said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday.

Aug 28, 2018, 13:50 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Vietnam to deepen bilateral strategic cooperation

India's ties are on an upswing with the two major countries in the powerful ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) grouping. 

Aug 27, 2018, 00:09 AM IST

Vietnam lawmakers approve cyber law, tighten rules on Google, Facebook

The law would require Facebook, Google and other global technology firms to store locally "important" personal data on users in Vietnam and open offices in the country.

Jun 12, 2018, 11:02 AM IST

China says not scared after reported US bomber trip over South China Sea

Two aircraft reportedly flew within the vicinity of the Spratly Islands, where China has reclaimed land and built runways and other facilities on disputed reefs and small islands.

Jun 06, 2018, 15:08 PM IST

Drastic plastic: Vietnam beach awash with tide of blue waste

There`s almost more plastic than sand on this long, tree-lined beach: Plastic helmets, plastic furniture and the plastic leg of a shop mannequin all jut out of an ocean of blue plastic bags.

Jun 04, 2018, 17:12 PM IST

Indian Naval ships to visit Vietnam as part of operational deployment to South East Asia, North West Pacific region

During the visit, there would be an interaction between personnel of both the navies, official calls and interaction with dignitaries of the Vietnamese Government. Guided tours for Indian Naval personnel, sports events and a band concert by Indian Navy band.

May 20, 2018, 12:32 PM IST