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'When claimants stand up for themselves and refuse to be intimidated, Beijing most often backs down rather than uses force,' says Gregory Poling of the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative
Companies in sectors such as technology, clothing, and footwear are exporting more goods from emerging giants including Vietnam and Malaysia
Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs criticizes China's survey vessel the Haiyang Dizhi 8, and its escort ships, for entering what is 'completely in the sea area of Vietnam'
European Union trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom hails the deal as 'an important milestone' between the trading partners
'Thank you...not just in behalf of the fishermen, but in behalf of the people of the Philippines,' says Vice President Leni Robredo to Vietnamese Ambassador Ly Quoc Tuan
As a gesture of friendship and gratitude, the 22 fishermen of F/B Gem-Ver leave their dog with the Vietnamese fishermen who rescued them
This comes as President Rodrigo Duterte dismisses as a 'maritime incident' the sinking of a Filipino boat by a Chinese ship in the West Philippine Sea
Justice Antonio Carpio says China – as it does with Vietnam – might start a new 'gray zone' offensive against Filipino vessels in the West Philippine Sea
A border guard in southern Long An province in the Mekong Delta opens fire at his post, hurting at least two people, according to the official Vietnam News Agency
The carmaker is a subsidiary of Vietnam's largest private conglomerate, Vingroup, which is owned by the country's richest man, a press-shy billionaire who started his career selling dried noodles in Ukraine
One of the Filipino crew narrates that after he connected his index fingers to demonstrate 'Vietnam? Philippines? Friends,' the Vietnamese replied, 'Okay.'
Two pilots in central Khanh Hoa province die after their Russian two-seater training aircraft Yakovlev Yak-52 crashes near a mountain, killing one of them instantly
The Philippine Coast Guard nabs the Vietnamese and seizes their fishing boats near Calayan Island in Cagayan
Nguyen Nang Tinh is arrested for 'producing, disseminating or spreading information and documents aimed at undermining' Vietnam, according to the official police newspaper in central Nghe An province
Nguyen Phu Trong appears in public on May 14 alongside senior party leaders in Hanoi, according to the official Vietnam News Agency, which also ran pictures of the white-haired leader in a collared t-shirt
Independent media is banned in Vietnam, with online posts, comments and critics strictly monitored and bloggers, activists and rights lawyers routinely jailed.
The clash in the South China Sea at the weekend saw Jakarta summon Vietnam's ambassador on April 29, after the navy detained a dozen Vietnamese fishermen
Police say 22 people have been arrested in massive raids across Vietnam to combat online gambling
Hanoi says up to 3 million Vietnamese people were exposed to Agent Orange and that one million suffer grave health repercussions today
The trucks hold 'extremely heavy' loudspeakers, which prompted suspicion when police found the drivers lack legal papers to transport the equipment
The fire is extinguished by dawn, with police still investigating the cause
(UPDATED) Vietnam is not 'facing the same reaction from China's maritime militia forces as the Philippines recently has,' says the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative
Giang Cafe in Hanoi is getting attention for the drink
Doan Thi Huong, originally charged with murder, had pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of causing injury
Doan Thi Huong smiles and says 'I'm happy' after prosecutors presented the new charge in a Malaysian court, where she has been on trial since 2017
The ivory-stuffed timber logs are discovered Tuesday at Danang's main port on a ship from the Republic of Congo in central Africa
Doan Thi Huong's lawyers have lodged a second application to the attorney-general seeking her release
The bust is part of a larger investigation across central Vietnam involving several provinces and further investigations are ongoing
Better security relations with Vietnam will ultimately benefit us. Here's why.
'We want Doan Thi Huong to be tried fairly and objectively and for her to be freed,' says Vietnam's foreign ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang
Doan Thi Huong could face death by hanging if found guilty of the assassination of Kim Kong-nam
Vietnamese citizen Doan Thi Huong is set to appear in court on Thursday, March 14, after her lawyers asked the attorney-general to withdraw her murder charge
(UPDATED) The news is a surprise as the court has only been scheduled to hear Doan Thi testify. The Vietnamese woman is left in shock that she is not released alongside Siti Aisyah.
'[Doan Thi Huong] is in good health, confident and is ready to take the stand,' says one of the suspects' lawyers
The long-isolated North is increasingly seeking to portray itself as a country like any other, and Vietnam is Kim Jong-un's fourth foreign destination in less than 12 months
(UPDATED) The outcome in Hanoi falls far short of the pre-meeting expectations and hopes, after critics said their initial historic meeting in Singapore was more style over substance
Here are 5 things we learned from the two-day gathering in Vietnam's capital Hanoi
'Think of the Trump-Kim relationship like a Korean drama. We are just beginning to watch the long love story unfold.'
'While President Trump expressed regret that he didn't reach an agreement at the Hanoi summit, he made clear his resolve to solve the issue with North Korea through dialogue,' says a statement from the presidential Blue House
(3rd UPDATE) The two leaders fail to sign a joint statement as initially scheduled and the talks end in deadlock
(UPDATED) US President Trump appears to temper expectations of any major breakthroughs in their summit, telling reporters he was 'in no rush' and results would be achieved over the longer term
The leaders meet for an intimate 'social dinner' after a handshake and some brief remarks at the historic Metropole Hotel in Hanoi, their second face-to-face following the historic summit in Singapore last June
(UPDATED) Shaking hands and smiling in front of a bank of a dozen alternating US and North Korean flags, the two leaders briefly take questions from reporters before starting one-on-one talks, then the dinner
With his familiar use of capital letters for emphasis, Trump tweets the opportunities for a denuclearized North Korea are 'like almost none other in history'
The two leaders are expected to have an informal dinner on Wednesday, February 27, before more formal talks on Thursday, February 28
(3rd UPDATE) After an initial meeting in Singapore in June 2018, analysts say the second date must deliver more concrete steps towards dismantling Pyongyang's arsenal
The secretive itinerary fuels speculation on Twitter-like Weibo, as people discuss delayed trains, traffic congestion, and road closures in Chinese cities through which Kim's iconic olive green train is expected to pass
'I believe that the possibility is there,' says Kim Eui-kyeom, spokesperson for South Korean President Moon Jae-in
The best-case scenario, according to one analyst, would be if Trump and Kim can agree to a roadmap for the denuclearization process