Former enemies US, Vietnam now military mates

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Former enemies US, Vietnam now military mates

Aug 8, 2010 ABOARD THE USS GEORGE WASHINGTON – Cold War enemies the United States and Vietnam demonstrated their blossoming military relations Sunday as a U.S. nuclear supercarrier cruised in waters off the Southeast Asian nation’s coast — sending a message that China is not the region’s only big player. The visit comes 35 years after […]

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Vietnam bans hotels from promoting ‘China Beach’

Friday, May 14, 2010

Vietnam bans hotels from promoting 'China Beach'

May 14, 2010 HANOI, Vietnam — Charlie don’t surf — at least not on “China Beach.” Vietnamese authorities have banned a resort located on the country’s most famous strip of white sand from using the nickname given by American servicemen who frolicked there on leave during the Vietnam War. The order comes amid tensions with […]

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Vietnam and China: Shoals Ahead

Friday, April 30, 2010

Vietnam and China: Shoals Ahead

30 Apr 2010 About the author Sophie Quinn-Judge is associate director of the Center for Vietnamese Philosophy, Culture and Society, Temple University, Philadelphia. A rumble of popular discontent in Vietnam over territorial and environmental issues signals a new phase in the old relationship between Hanoi and Beijing, says Sophie Quinn-Judge. In 2009, Vietnam’s relationship with […]

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Vietnam puts Paracel row on summit agenda

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Vietnam puts Paracel row on summit agenda

8 April 2010 Nguyen Thi Buoi is an unhappy woman these days. Her husband, Tieu Viet La, and her two sons are among the 12 fishermen from Binh Son district in Quang Ngai province arrested on 22 March by a Chinese fishing patrol for “infringing Chinese waters”. Mr La and the others say they were […]

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Vietnam protests China’s violation of Hoang Sa territory

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Vietnam protests China’s violation of Hoang Sa territory

November 18, 2009 China has violated Vietnam’s territory in setting up local administrations on two islands on the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago, Foreign Affairs Ministry spokeswoman Nguyen Phuong Nga said on Monday. Vietnam has all historical evidence and legal grounds to confirm its sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes, Nga said. […]

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Phản đối Trung Quốc có hành động vô nhân đạo với ngư dân Việt Nam

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Phản đối Trung Quốc có hành động vô nhân đạo với ngư dân Việt Nam

Thứ tư, 21/10/2009 Việt Nam đã trao công hàm cho đại sứ Trung Quốc phản đối việc nhân viên vũ trang nước này có những hành động vô nhân đạo đối với ngư dân Việt Nam, người phát ngôn Bộ Ngoại giao Việt Nam Nguyễn Phương Nga cho biết. “Chiều 21/10, Bộ Ngoại giao Việt […]

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