More than 200 protesters took to Hanoi's streets on Sunday in the second anti-China rally in the Vietnamese capital this month amid heightened territorial tensions over the South China Sea.
Cuban President Raul Castro met with Vietnamese leaders on Sunday following a visit to China, as Havana looks to old communist allies while it attempts to push through historic economic reforms.
An explosion at an oil refinery in the heart of Bangkok which sparked a massive fire early Wednesday has triggered calls for the relocation of the 120,000 barrel-a-day facility.
Vietnam has denounced China's opening of offshore oil blocks to foreign companies in contested areas of the South China Sea as “illegal,” as territorial tensions grow between the communist neighbors.2 Comments
Vietnam has defended a new maritime law claiming sovereignty over the fiercely contested Paracel and Spratly islands, dismissing protests from China as “absurd.”
Vietnam has passed a law banning smoking in public places and all tobacco advertising, an official said Tuesday.
The Vietnamese government on Monday agreed to open three new sites in the country for excavation by the United States to search for troop remains from the war, the minister of defense told U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta during a meeting here.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta visited a major base used by U.S. forces in the Vietnam War Sunday, as Washington seeks to deepen ties with its former enemy to counter a more assertive posture from China.
Vietnam has upheld the jail sentences of two human rights activists, throwing out an appeal against their conviction for spreading anti-government propaganda, a judicial source said Wednesday.1 Comment
One of Vietnam's wealthiest people was ousted from the communist parliament Saturday, reports said, after she was accused of failing to disclose that her Vietnamese-American husband was wanted for fraud.