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‘In a historic precedent’ — US aircraft carrier heading to Vietnam

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A US aircraft carrier for the first time in history is scheduled to visit Vietnam's ports in 2018, according to a joint statement issued by the White House on its official website. The statement came shortly after US President Donald Trump ended a long-term meeting...

US signs trade agreements with Vietnam worth $12 billion

US and Vietnamese businesses signed agreements worth a total of 12 billion dollars today, on the sidelines of US President Donald Trump's visit to Hanoi. The agreements included two contracts in the aviation sector signed by Vietnam's two largest airlines, Vietnam Airlines and Fit Jet...

Putin, Trump met in Vietnam during the photo session

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump met at the APEC summit in Vietnam. During the official photo shoot in national costumes, Trump approached Putin and shook hands. After that, the American president stood next to Putin. Earlier, the White House said that the...

Typhoon Damri — Russia sent 40 tons of humanitarian aid to Vietnam

Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) of Russia sent a plane with 40 tons of humanitarian aid to Vietnam, which suffered from a typhoon "Damri", the press service of the Emergencies Ministry reported. "From the Moscow airport Ramenskoye in Cam Ranh, an IL-76 plane escaped from...

89 dead, 18 still missing by typhoon struck Vietnam

The death toll from a typhoon that struck Vietnam's south-central coast last weekend, causing widespread flooding, has risen to 89 with 18 others still missing, the government said Tuesday. Typhoon Damrey caused extensive damage ahead of this week's Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit that will...

In Vietnam, 49 people died because of the typhoon Damri

In Vietnam, 49 people died because of the typhoon "Damri" that struck the country. This is reported by AFP with reference to the staff of the service for disaster management. It is noted that 19 people are still missing. Earlier, the media reported that 44 people were...

Death toll from landslides, floods caused by torrential rain in Vietnam rises to 75

The number of people killed in landslides and floods caused by torrential rain in Vietnam’s northern and central regions since early last week has risen to 75. The landslides and floods have also left 28 people missing, and 38 others injured, reported Xinhua news agency...

72 dead, 30 missing in Vietnam floods, landslides

After a week of experiencing flash floods and landslides triggered by downpour, which has claimed 72 lives and left 30 others missing, Vietnam's northern and central regions are likely to confront more deadly landslides amid Typhoon Khanun, reported Xinhua news agency on Monday. The...

54 people confirmed dead, 39 missing in Vietnam floods

At least 54 people confirmed to have died and 39 missing as destructive floods battered northern and central Vietnam this week, becoming one of the worst deadly flood in years, the disaster prevention agency said on Friday.

46 people killed, 33 missing in Vietnam floods, landslides

Heavy rain in northern and central Vietnam triggered floods and landslides that killed 46 people and 33 people were missing in the worst such disaster in years, the search and rescue committee said on Thursday. Vietnam often suffers destructive storms and floods due to its...

US President Donald Trump to visit 5 Asian nations in November

US President Donald Trump will take a five-nation trip to the Asia Pacific region from November 3 to November 14, the White House said. He will travel to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. The trip will also include a stop in Hawaii,...

Germany expels 2nd Vietnamese diplomat over ‘Cold War-style’ abduction

Germany said on Friday it had ordered a second Vietnamese embassy official to leave the country, after the alleged kidnapping of a Vietnamese businessman who had applied for asylum and was facing corruption allegations back home. Germany last month accused Vietnam’s intelligence agency of kidnapping...

Typhoon Doksuri killed 9 people and left 4 others missing after hitting Vietnam

Typhoon Doksuri has killed nine people and left four others missing since it hit Vietnam's central region on Friday, the country's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Sunday. Doksuri also injured 112 people, including 89 from Quang Binh and 10...

Indonesia navy shot 4 Vietnamese fishermen

Indonesia's navy shot and wounded four Vietnamese fishermen aboard a fishing boat in the South China Sea at the weekend, told Reuters citing Vietnamese authorities. The Vietnamese boat was about 132 nautical miles (245 km) southeast of Vietnam's Con Dao island when the fishermen were...

Tropical Storm Talas kills at least 14 people in Vietnam

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Tropical Storm Talas has claimed at least 14 lives and damaged buildings and roads across northern and central Vietnam after making landfall on Monday morning. According to Vietnam's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, the storm has destroyed nearly 500 houses and...

WORLD WAR III UNDER WAY – Truth and lies of the war you don’t see

A powerful and timely investigation into the media's role in war, tracing the history of embedded and independent reporting from the carnage of World War One to the destruction of Hiroshima, and from the invasion of Vietnam to the current war in Afghanistan, disaster...

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