Vietnam and India aim to boost trade, defense cooperation

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam and India have agreed to boost their trade while expanding their cooperation in defense and security, among other areas. Speaking to reporters at a join...

Vietnam and Russia aim to triple bilateral trade by 2020

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The prime ministers of Vietnam and Russia have agreed to nearly triple their bilateral trade volume to $10 billion by 2020 from $3.55 billion last year. Speakin...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 18, the 322nd day of 2018. There are 43 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 18, 19...

Taiwanese graffiti artist arrested for vandalism in Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A young Taiwanese man was arrested in Vietnam for vandalizing property when police caught him in the act of spray painting a house in a neighborhood of Ho Chi Minh City on...

The Latest: Last 2 Khmer Rouge leaders convicted of genocide

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The Latest on the tribunal judging Khmer Rouge responsibility (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Two former Khmer Rouge leaders have been fou...

Death penalty sought in killing of Vietnamese tour leaders

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 31-year-old convicted felon will face the death penalty in the robbery and killing of two Vietnamese tour leaders during a break-in to their room at a Las Vegas Strip hotel, a prose...

Verdicts on Khmer Rouge leaders may be tribunal's last gasp

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The tribunal judging the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians will issue verdicts Friday in the lates...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 14, the 318th day of 2018. There are 47 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 14,...

Taiwan's Wenzao Ursuline University to establish Southeast Asian Studies Department

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, located in Kaohsiung, has announced that in addition to its MA program in Southeast Asian Studies established this year, that it h...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 11, the 315th day of 2018. There are 50 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 11, 19...

Vietnam protests China's weather stations in disputed sea

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam has strongly protested China's launch of weather stations in the disputed Spratly islands, saying they seriously violate Vietnam's sovereignty and complicate the situatio...

The Latest: 21 Vietnamese migrants found in truck at UK port

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 4:25 p.m. British officials say a Romanian man has been charged with peop...

Vietnam, US complete cleanup of toxic chemical from airport

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam and the United States have completed cleaning up the dioxin contamination at Danang airport as the two former enemies work for closer ties. Danang airpo...

Hanoi announces Formula One street race starting in 2020

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Formula One and Hanoi officials say a street race in the Vietnamese capital will be added to the F1 calendar starting with the 2020 season. In a statement Wedne...