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Vietnam marks 70 years since declaring independence from France


Soldiers listen to speeches prior to a parade in front of the mausoleum of late president Ho Chi Minh, founder of today’s communist Vietnam, in Hanoi on September 2, 2015 as the communist regime celebrates its 70 years since independence… 418 more words

India's Coast Guard Visits Vietnam

The Indian Coast Guard ship Sarang at Nha Rong Wharf in Ho Chi Minh City on August 26, 2015. Photo: Van Khoa

The Indian Coast Guard ship Sarang docked at Nha Rong Wharf in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday for a five-day goodwill visit to Vietnam. 161 more words


By Greg Torode

(Reuters) – China‘s plans for islands it is creating in the South China Sea show for the first time the scale of civilian architecture it will extend across the disputed waterway, entrenching its reach in the maritime heart of Southeast Asia, experts say. 829 more words


Viet Nam, China meet to create strategic trust

Vietnam’s Minister of Defence Phung Quang Thanh (R) receives Deputy Chief of the General Staff of China’s People’s Liberation Army, Sun Jianguo in Ha Noi. 762 more words

Vietnam receives first Japanese ship for fishery surveillance


A ceremony for the handover of the Hayato, provided by Japan, took place at the Hong Ha Shipbuilding Plant in the northern port city of Hai Phong on August 5, 2015… 957 more words

South Korea, Japan resume annual defense talks

Seoul (AFP) —South Korea and Japan Wednesday resumed their annual defense dialogue, after last year’s meeting was cancelled due to diplomatic strains over historical and territorial disputes. 258 more words

South China Sea: Vietnam, Britain say China's reclamation threatens peace, stability -- David Cameron is in Hanoi

By Truong Son, Thanh Nien News

HANOI – Thursday, July 30, 2015 

Viet Nam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (L) and his British counterpart David Cameron during a welcome ceremony on July 29, 2015. 438 more words