Vietnamese authorities seeking to stop a well-known democracy activist from meeting an American diplomat last weekend deployed an unusual weapon — a group of elderly ladies.
vendredi 19 avril 2013
jeudi 11 avril 2013
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers and activists called Thursday for the United States to press Vietnam to free dissidents and allow greater religious freedom as the two nations hold talks on human rights.
The U.S. and Vietnam are cooperating to develop a fighting force that can help Vietnamese fisherman and others when they "get into trouble," Coast Guard Rear Adm. William Lee said at the annual Sea-Air-Space expo in Washington.
jeudi 21 février 2013
HANOI — A visiting U.S. senator says that Vietnam and the United States are close to an agreement that would allow Americans to adopt Vietnamese children, five years after a ban was imposed because of allegations that baby-selling was rife.
mercredi 30 janvier 2013
Vietnamese authorities have deported an American pro-democracy activist after detaining him for nine months on charges of attempting to overthrow the state, state media reported on Wednesday.
vendredi 21 décembre 2012
An agreement on amendment to the Vietnam – US Bilateral Air Transport Agreement has been signed. However, the Vietnamese national flag air carrier has not made any statements about the opening of the direct air routes.
mercredi 19 décembre 2012
Huynh Trong Hieu detained on his way to receive human rights award on behalf of father and sister, also prominent bloggers
vendredi 14 décembre 2012
If the population got restive, the suitors for primacy would be the US and China
dimanche 2 décembre 2012
Garden Grove passes a resolution requiring a 14-day notice of such a visit. Santa Ana officials are pursuing a similar policy.
jeudi 29 novembre 2012
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Embassy in Hanoi has deactivated its account on a popular Vietnamese website that's full of suspected pirated music and Hollywood movies, the State Department said Wednesday
samedi 17 novembre 2012
PM Nguyen Tan Dung on Wednesday urged the US to recognise Vietnam as a market economy during his reception for US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Francisco Sanchez.
vendredi 9 novembre 2012
DANANG — Flushed from beer and laughter, crowds spill out of a strip of white wedding palaces in Danang, a booming port in central Vietnam.
mercredi 7 novembre 2012
US media have cast the imminent presidential election as neck-and-neck, with perhaps a razor-thin advantage for President Barack Obama. But for Americans living in Vietnam, the tea leaves are much easier to read: This is Obama territory.
vendredi 5 octobre 2012
HA NOI — The board of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) said it had voted to authorise a US$118 million direct loan to the Vietnamese Government for the export of a Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company telecommunications satellite and additional goods and services.
jeudi 6 septembre 2012
BANGKOK — The Vietnamese government is treating some people exposed to Agent Orange, the defoliant sprayed by American troops during the Vietnam War, using a detoxification method developed by the founder of the Church of Scientology, according to doctors involved in the program.
vendredi 31 août 2012
In Hugh White's latest book, "The China Choice: Why America Should Share Power", the Australian professor argues that, for the sake of regional peace, the United States and China should carve up Asia between them. In particular, the US should consider ceding Indochina to China, the former defence official added.
mercredi 15 août 2012
BANGKOK - A US$49 million US government effort begins this week to cleanse deadly Agent Orange herbicide from a former air base in Danang, central Vietnam, where Americans stored, loaded and washed chemical weapons while using the toxic defoliant during the Vietnam War.
dimanche 29 avril 2012
HANOI — A Vietnamese-American pro-democracy activist has been arrested and accused of terrorism for allegedly trying to sabotage liberation celebrations commemorating the end of the Vietnam War, state media said Sunday.
lundi 23 avril 2012
Vietnam kicked off a weeklong naval exchange Monday with the U.S. Navy, with the former battlefield enemies cooperating amid percolating tensions in the South China Sea with Beijing.
samedi 14 avril 2012
HANOI - Vietnamese businessman Pham Dinh Nguyen flew to the U.S. for the first time, drove to a tiny, frigid trading outpost and bought his own piece of the American dream: Buford, Wyoming - population 1.
jeudi 12 avril 2012
Some 37 years after the United States pulled the last of its forces from Vietnam, ending the Vietnam War, the people of Vietnam are clamoring for closer ties to American culture. To do that, though, they need to know English. So in Vietnam, English is king.
vendredi 9 mars 2012
A US congressional committee on Wednesday approved a bill to restrict assistance to Vietnam unless the communist nation makes progress in improving its record on human rights.
samedi 11 février 2012
US lawmakers moved forward Wednesday on a bill that would curb aid to Vietnam unless it improves its human rights record, raising concern over the treatment of dissidents and religious practitioners.
dimanche 5 février 2012
Human rights were expected to top the agenda as the senior US diplomat on South-East Asia arrived in Hanoi Wednesday.
samedi 21 janvier 2012
A lot of the US brands have appeared on the Vietnamese market recently. Meanwhile, experts believe that the US franchised food chains would be much bigger than now.
samedi 7 janvier 2012
Hanôi - The US has issued a stern warning to Vietnam over a heightened clampdown on dissidents which has caused alarm among western governments and human rights organisations.
mercredi 4 janvier 2012
Vietnamese steel wire garment hanger exports to the US are facing anti-dumping and anti-subsidy lawsuits from three American manufacturers, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade's Competition Management Agency.
dimanche 27 novembre 2011
US-based firms are exploring investment opportunities for infrastructure development at Danang Airport, the third biggest international airport in Vietnam, according to Danang authorities.
jeudi 17 novembre 2011
CAM RANH BAY — America is back in Vietnam with a message for the rest of Asia: If you want to have a productive relationship with China, you'd better have a good one with Washington, too.
samedi 12 novembre 2011
The recent strong development of Vietnam-US relations on bilateral and multilateral scale will create an important foundation to lift bilateral ties to a new height, said President Truong Tan Sang.
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