The US secretary of state, a decorated veteran, meets former Viet Cong guerrilla who ambushed his patrol boat in 1969
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dimanche 15 janvier 2017
vendredi 13 janvier 2017
Secretary of State John F. Kerry returned to Vietnam on Thursday for his fourth and final visit as the top U.S. diplomat, his presence embodying the transformation of the two countries from enemies to partners.
dimanche 18 décembre 2016
Lawrence Manley Colburn, a helicopter gunner in the Vietnam War who helped end the slaughter of hundreds of unarmed Vietnamese villagers by U.S. troops at My Lai, has died. He was 67.
A third U.S. Navy ship visited Vietnam’s newly-opened port facility in the Southeast Asian state in a reminder of the ongoing collaboration between the two countries in the maritime realm.
jeudi 15 décembre 2016
US President-elect Donald Trump has told Vietnam's prime minister in a phone call that he wants to further strengthen fast-warming ties between the two countries.
jeudi 8 décembre 2016
Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has warned of the risk of returning protectionism as Southeast Asian nations brace for potentially tighter controls on trade with the US.
jeudi 24 novembre 2016
Mr Donald Trump's rise is consequential for Vietnam in two main aspects.
mardi 15 novembre 2016
Việt Nam will continue its reform to improve business and investment environment to support enterprises and negotiate other agreement whether US president-elect Donald Trump thwarts the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) or not, according to the Minister of Trade and Industry Trần Tuấn Anh.
mercredi 26 octobre 2016
Tension in the South China Sea and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) were expected to dominate talks between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Vietnamese Executive Secretary Dinh The Huynh in Washington on Tuesday.
mardi 18 octobre 2016
Vietnam and the United States on Tuesday launched the second phase of a dioxin clean-up in Danang, where millions of litres of Agent Orange were stored during the war between the former enemies.
Vietnam supports U.S. "intervention" in the Asia-Pacific if it helps keep peace and stability, the defense ministry said, in a timely endorsement of a continued U.S. presence amid uncertainty over Washington's faltering "pivot".
mercredi 5 octobre 2016
USS Frank Cable and USS John S. McCain arrived at Cam Ranh Bay naval base on Sunday
lundi 3 octobre 2016
Local steel firms could suffer if the allegations are true.
dimanche 2 octobre 2016
The defining factor behind Vietnam’s delay in formally approving the signed Trans-Pacific Partnership pact is the uncertainty over whether the US Congress will pass it.
Washington and Hanoi kick off the seventh iteration of their naval engagement activity.
dimanche 25 septembre 2016
In 1953, a hard fought battle between French and Vietnamese forces finished off France as a colonial power and eerily presaged the fate of the US in Vietnam a decade later.
samedi 6 août 2016
Can Vietnam talk some sense into North Korea, and in so doing make itself the go-to country in Asia for diplomatic fixes ?
jeudi 28 juillet 2016
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) on Wednesday announced its new five-year US$26 million project to strengthen and sustain Vietnam’s HIV/AIDS response.
dimanche 17 juillet 2016
National carrier Vietnam Airlines is reportedly looking to open direct services to the US in 2018, saying it is "good timing" to start a plan that has been in the works for 10 years.
dimanche 3 juillet 2016
The director of the 1978 Vietnam War film The Deer Hunter has died, his friend and former lawyer has confirmed.
samedi 4 juin 2016
The visit did result in the lifting of the arms embargo, but the context is far wider.
President Barack Obama extolled the twin freedoms of religion and assembly last month during a visit to Vietnam.
vendredi 3 juin 2016
President Obama won enthusiastic applause here on Tuesday with a supportive reference to Vietnam’s disputes with China, saying in a speech that “big nations should not bully smaller ones.”
As US President Barack Obama announced the lifting of the decades-long embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam, he seemed at pains to explain the decision "was not based on China or any other considerations".
lundi 2 mai 2016
Edward Miller first came to Vietnam in 1995 as an ordinary tourist, and has since returned multiple times as a historian dedicated to studying the country and the American-led war that ended in 1975.
vendredi 29 avril 2016
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday he would support lifting restrictions on the sale of weapons to Vietnam, in the latest sign of thawing ties between former enemies whose focus has shifted in recent years to China's military buildup.
mercredi 27 avril 2016
In a historic move, the United States may consider lifting an arms embargo on Vietnam in line with U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to the country next month, The Diplomat understands from U.S. and Vietnamese sources.
mardi 26 avril 2016
An international coalition of human rights groups on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to seek freedom for imprisoned activists when he visits Vietnam next month.
lundi 4 avril 2016
Vietnam is poised to extend the validity of single-entry visas for U.S. citizens to one year to facilitate their travel and foster trade and commercial ties between the two countries, the lawmaking National Assembly said Monday.
samedi 2 avril 2016
The U.S. Navy plans to conduct another passage near disputed islands in the East Vietnam Sea in early April, a source familiar with the plan said on Friday, the third in series of challenges that have drawn sharps rebukes from China.
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