John McCain visits ‘Big Bad John’ US destroyer in Vietnam International

By AFP  &nbspJune 3, 2017 | 08:57 am GMT+7 Destroyer USS John S McCain. Photo by U.S. Navy/File Photo The US transferred seven security vessels to Vietnam last week. U.S. senator John McCain visited an American missile destroyer dubbed “Big Bad John” that docked in Vietnam Friday, as Washington and Hanoi deepen military ties amid […]

Trump hails signing of deals worth ‘billions’ with Vietnam International

U.S. President Donald Trump discussed trade with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during a White House visit on Wednesday and welcomed the signing of business deals worth billions of dollars and the jobs they would bring. General Electric Co said earlier it had signed deals with Vietnam worth about $5.58 billion for power generation, […]

What the high-profile US navy patrol really means for Vietnam and region International

News of an American guided missile destroyer sailing close to a disputed reef in the South China Sea has received widespread coverage in the Vietnamese media, but analysts say it may be hasty to jump to conclusions on Washington’s unwavering commitment to the troubled waters. On Wednesday, the USS Dewey sailed within 12 nautical miles of […]

Vietnam’s premier to visit White House as US losing hearts in Southeast Asia International

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will begin his three-day visit to the U.S. next week at a time when Southeast Asia nations are increasingly losing confidence in the Trump administration’s commitment to the region. Phuc’s visit, at the invitation of President Donald Trump, will begin on May 29, Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said […]

Vietnam’s premier to visit White House as US losing hearts and minds in Southeast Asia International

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will begin his three-day visit to the U.S. next week at a time when Southeast Asia nations are increasingly losing confidence in the Trump administration’s commitment to the region. Phuc’s visit, at the invitation of President Donald Trump, will begin on May 29, Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said […]

US to deliver decomissioned Coast Guard cutter to Vietnam International

Vietnam is set to receive a high endurance cutter named the USCGC Morngethau from the U.S. Coast Guard under the latter’s Foreign Assistance Act, which allows the transfer of excess defense equipment as a grant to friendly, foreign governments, the Naval Today reported. The U.S. Coast Guard decommissioned the USCGC Morngethau during a ceremony at […]

Trump invites Vietnam’s prime minister to visit US International

US President Donald Trump holds a news conference at the White House. Photo by Reuters/Aaron P. Bernstein The two governments have expressed desire to further promote ties and strengthen their relationship since Trump’s election win last November. U.S. President Donald Trump has invited Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to visit the United States, Vietnamese […]

Trump to touch down in Vietnam this November for Asia-Pacific Economic Meeting International

U.S. President Donald Trump will visit Vietnam this November as part of his Asia tour during which he will attend three summits, Vice President Mike Pence said in Jakarta at the headquarters of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Thursday. Pence said that Trump would attend the U.S.-ASEAN summit and the East Asia […]