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Vietnam PM urges Trump to take objective view in trade dispute

26 October, 2020

HANOI – Vietnam‘s prime minister has said the country’s exchange rate policy was not aimed at helping its exports and asked that US President Donald Trump have “a more objective assessment

26 October, 2020

American jailed for attempt to overthrow Vietnam govt back in California

HANOI – A US citizen sentenced last year to 12 years in a Vietnamese jail for “attempting to overthrow the state”, has been released and returned to his home in

16 October, 2020

With eye on China, Japan’s Suga seeks tighter ties with Vietnam, Indonesia

TOKYO – Japan’s new leader will aim to beef up security ties when he visits Vietnam and Indonesia next week amid concerns about Beijing’s growing assertiveness, but he is likely

15 October, 2020

Vietnam rescuers find all 13 bodies from two deadly landslides

HANOI – Vietnamese rescuers have recovered the bodies of all 13 soldiers from the site of two deadly landslides, three days after the disaster near a remote hydropower dam. Helicopters,

12 October, 2020

Vietnam flood death toll rises to 23 as storm Nangka to dump more rain

HANOI – Vietnam‘s flood death toll has risen to at least 23 and authorities have said the incoming storm Nangka would dump more heavy rain on the country in the coming

08 October, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam detains activist hours after human rights meeting with US

HANOI – Vietnam has arrested a prominent blogger and dissident for “anti-state activities” hours after its government held annual talks on human rights with the United States, which said it

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Four men on trial over death of 39 Vietnamese migrants in UK truck container

LONDON – Two members of an alleged people-smuggling gang have stood trial accused of being responsible for the deaths of 39 Vietnamese men, women and boys found suffocated in a

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03 October, 2020 | World News,Vietnam News

US probing whether Vietnam undervalues its currency

WASHINGTON/HANOI – The United States is opening an investigation into whether Vietnam has been undervaluing its currency and harming US commerce, the US Trade Representative’s office said in a statement

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01 October, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam says China military drills could harm maritime code talks

HANOI – Vietnam says that military drills conducted this week by Beijing in the South China Sea will hurt negotiations on a regional maritime code of conduct (COC) for the

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01 October, 2020 | Vietnam News

UK secures Vietnam backing to join Trans-Pacific trading group, Raab says

HANOI/LONDON – Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Wednesday he hopes to conclude talks on a free trade agreement with the United Kingdom soon, the government said. “Vietnam

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