Japan, Vietnam to work together to tackle China in nearby water: Reports
Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Minh Chinh on Sunday joined hands to tackle the territorial claims that China makes on the nearby waters, media reports said on Wednesday.
Vietnam targets China, Philippines for activities in disputed waters of South China Sea
Hanoi: The Vietnamese government has slammed China and the Philippines for their recent activities on the disputed waters of the South China Sea.
Vietnam: 8 killed in road accident
Hanoi: Eight people died and several people were injured in Vietnam's central province of Quang Nam after a tractor-trailer and a 16-passenger van crashed into each other early Tuesday morning, Vietnam News Agency reported.
In visit to Viet Nam, UN chief stresses critical need for solidarity to overcome climate crisis
New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres underscored the importance of global solidarity to combat the climate emergency during his visit to Viet Nam, which concluded on Saturday.
Vietnam: 300,000 tonnes of dragon fruit have no buyers with China clamping down on border trade
Beijing: China's border clamp down is hitting Vietnam hard as around 300,000 tonnes of dragon fruit will soon be ripe for harvest but without buyers, media reports said on Monday.
Vietnam trade ministry requests China to reopen border gates
Hanoi: Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has asked China to reopen its border gates with the country in Guangxi region and extend customs clearance hours to resolve the container congestion, media reports said.
Exporters could lose $175 mln due to pile-up in Vietnam-China border
Hanoi, Vietnam: Experts believe that exporters could lose VND3-4 trillion ($131-175 million) if 6,200 container trucks remain stuck at the Vietnam-China border.
UN rights office urges Viet Nam to release jailed activists
New York: Authorities in Viet Nam must immediately release four activists jailed this week for spreading anti-State propaganda, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday.
Pandemic ‘warning bell’ exposed inequalities, governance gaps, says Viet Nam President
New York: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten lives and livelihoods globally, the President of Viet Nam told the UN General Assembly on Wednesday that his nation is “vigorously” combating the virus, protecting its people, sustaining economic growth and leaving no one behind.
Chinese Threat: Japan, Vietnam sign defence transfer deal
Tokyo: Japan and Vietnam have signed a defence transfer deal amid worries about China's growing military influence in the region.
Paracel Islands: Vietnam slams China for sovereignty violation
The Vietnam government has slammed China's plan to send a research vessel to the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, media reports said on Saturday.
Vietnamese people allegedly trafficked by Chinese nationals to Cambodia to work in casinos
Beijing: Some Chinese nationals are allegedly trafficking Viatnamese people to work in casinos and online gaming establishments in Cambodia, media reports said.
Viet Nam: UN rights office denounces ‘increasing clampdown’ on freedom of expression
The UN human rights office (OHCHR), on Friday, voiced concerns over the use of “vaguely defined laws” in Viet Nam, to arbitrarily detain an increasing number of journalists, bloggers, commentators and rights defenders, amidst what appears to be part of an “increasing clampdown” on the freedom of expression in the country.
First Person: Vietnamese man finds ‘true voice’ in gay community
New York: A Vietnamese man has told the UN he has found his ‘true voice’ in the gay community, despite the discrimination and harassment that LGBT people face in his country
Vietnam wary of new Chinese legislation which allows use of weapons in waters it considers to be under its jurisdiction
Hanoi: Triggering new conflict in the relationship between the two countries, Vietnam's foreign ministry has expressed concern about legislation drafted by China that would allow Beijing's coast guard to use weapons in waters it considers to be under its jurisdiction, media reports said.