On January 27, 1973, the United States formally agreed to end its war in Viet Nam and pledged to “respect the independence, sovereignty, unity, and territorial integrity of Viet Nam.” But it continued to support, arm, and finance military war until the final victory of Viet Nam in April 1975. Then for the next 20 years, it waged economic, political, and psychological war against the Vietnamese nation. Central to that war was the demand that Viet Nam account for thousands of Americans missing in combat, whom many Americans believed were being held by Viet Nam as POWs. … [Read more...] about What does the future hold for relations between Vietnam and US?
Socialists getting hold of eastern plants
Meanwhile, a statement from the White House press secretary released on the same day revealed that President Trump and Vietnam's Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong exchanged letters on the occasion, noting the two nations’ shared vision of a peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific and respect for each country’s sovereignty. … [Read more...] about US commemorates 25 years of diplomatic relations with Vietnam
By 11 a.m., officials confirmed that five people had died and of the 28 injured, 26 had been taken to a medical center in Ngoc Hoi District while the other two were admitted in critical condition to the Kon Tum General Hospital. … [Read more...] about Five killed as bus careens off cliff in Central Highlands
Nguyen Thi Anh Tuyet, who owns a plum orchard in Na Ka valley, said the place has become crowded in the past three years. “The tourist season begins here in the 11th lunar month. The peak periods are after the traditional Lunar New Year festival when the plum trees blossom and in the harvest season between March and May. At those times, an orchard might receive as many as 2,000 visitors,” Tuyet said. … [Read more...] about Na Ka plum valley on Moc Chau plateau, Son La province
As many as 219 workers have been contracted to work at the Sendje hydropower plant project in Equatorial Guinea’s Littorial province, said Deputy Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Van Thanh. Late last month, some of them visited the host country’s medical facilities for COVID-19 tests as they had got such symptoms like cough and fever. Test results released on June 30 showed that 16 had the virus and 20 others were suspected cases. As of July 9, 74 others were confirmed having the virus, raising the total number of COVID-19 patients to 112. All of them are being treated in Equatorial Guinea. At the meeting, the Government chief tasked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to work with competent authorities of foreign countries to increase the number of flights to bring home citizens stranded due to the COVID-19. Over the past months, the Foreign Ministry has worked with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Transport to arrange 55 flights carrying nearly … [Read more...] about PM Phuc orders immediate repatriation of citizens from Equatorial Guinea