Silicon Valley investors set up in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh’s tech sector is attracting global attention. Source: Wikimedia Silicon Valley venture capital firm 500 Startups is starting a US$10-million fund for Vietnam to back...

Vietnam growth looking unsustainable

Hanoi has been booming in recent years. Source: All Free Photos Vietnam's economy was one of the world’s fastest growing nations last year with a...

Beijing brushes off US admiral’s remarks

A mock-up of a “future” Woody Island in the Paracel Islands. Source: Deviantart Beijing has criticised a US admiral on the South China Sea and urged Washington...

Vietnam asks India to extract oil in contested sea

The Shenyang J-11 is among the jets apparently deployed on the militarised Woody Island. Source: Wikimedia Vietnam has asked India to explore and exploit natural resources...

Vietnam: political change, economic stability

The sun is rising on Vietnam's economy. Source: Wikimedia  The markets have been worried by the Vietnamese Communist Party’s apparent inability to opt for a...

Vietnam condemns Chinese oil rig

A Vietnam People's Navy honour guard. Source: Wikipedia Hanoi has warned Beijing not to drill in the contested waters of the South China Sea, after...

Hanoi claims China endangered civilian aircraft

China is unwilling to compromise over its extensive claims to the South China Sea. Source: Wikimedia Hanoi has accused Beijing of endangering civilian flights over the...

China brushes off Vietnam’s aviation protest

 China’s South China Sea claims are not based on proximity. Source: Flickr China has rejected a complaint from Vietnam claiming that it failed to notify...

Vietnam looks to boost beer production

Vietnam has developed a beer-drinking culture. Source: Flickr Vietnam, already one of Asia’s largest beer consumers, is seeking to boost its output of the beverage...

Hanoi, Manila and Tokyo condemn Chinese island runway test

China’s claims to the South China Sea are incompatible with those of its neighbours. Source: Wikimedia Hanoi has accused Beijing of violating its sovereignty by...

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