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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CHINA – JAPAN – VIETNAM Tokyo and Hanoi to challenge Chinese sovereignty in the East/South East China Sea

Friday, May 7, 2010

CHINA – JAPAN – VIETNAM Tokyo and Hanoi to challenge Chinese sovereignty in the East/South East China Sea

May 07, 2010 Japan lodges a formal protest with China because one of ships threateningly approached a Japanese vessel. Vietnam complains about a unilateral fishing ban imposed by China in a disputed area also claimed by Malaysia, the Philippines, Brunei and Taiwan. Beijing – The South East China and East China Seas continue to be […]

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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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