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Trump taunts Kim Jong saying ‘would never call him short and fat’

Trump has been working to rally global pressure against North Korea’s nuclear weapons program on a trip to Asia.

12 Nov 2017 11:37 AM

Amid rising tensions, Trump claims Putin told him ‘he didn’t meddle’ in US elections

Trump's relationship with Moscow has stalked the first year of his presidency.

11 Nov 2017 6:44 PM

Trump sends strong message on trade with Asia: Vietnam

Trump said the United States was ready to make a bilateral deal only on the basis of ‘mutual respect and mutual benefit.’

11 Nov 2017 5:22 PM

‘America first’ in trade practices, cannot be taken advantage of: Trump at APEC summit

As one of his first acts as president, Trump rejected the far-reaching Pacific Rim trade pact known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

10 Nov 2017 6:25 PM

APEC summit: India’s growth ‘astounding,’ says Trump, praises Modi

The US president also used his speech at the APEC business meet to promote his vision for a free and open Indo- Pacific region.

10 Nov 2017 5:50 PM


Asia held hostage by North Korea’s ‘twisted fantasies,’ says Trump

Trump has embarked on a tour of Asia this week trying to rally regional support for curbing North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme.

10 Nov 2017 5:07 PM

Vietnam's deadliest typhoon in years kills more than 90, scores displaced

Typhoon Damrey is the latest and deadliest of the 12 major weather systems that have barrelled into the country so far this year.

09 Nov 2017 3:32 PM

Asian Women's Boxing Championship: MC Mary Kom beats Kim Hyang Mi to win gold

Mary Kom prevailed in a unanimous 5-0 verdict to add another accolade to her already crowded cabinet.

08 Nov 2017 1:49 PM

Floods, landslides kill 54, leave 39 missing in Vietnam

Tropical storm could bring more rains and misery to the central and northern regions.

13 Oct 2017 11:16 AM

37 people killed, 40 missing as floods, landslides ravage Vietnam

Heavy rains lashed swathes of the country this week, with northern Hoa Binh province the hardest hit with 11 dead and 21 missing.

12 Oct 2017 6:34 PM


Vietnam: 26 killed, 15 missing in flood, landslide

Last year, around 235 people were reported dead and missing due to flooding and bad weather in Vietnam.

07 Aug 2017 1:49 PM

Amid South China Sea tension, Vietnam renews India oil deal

A senior official of ONGC Videsh said 'Vietnam wants us to be there because of China's interventions in the South China Sea'.

07 Jul 2017 9:56 AM

Vietnamese call for boycott of United Airlines after passenger dragged from plane

The ire in Vietnam grew quickly after it was reported that David Dao's origins were not in China, as many had at first assumed.

12 Apr 2017 12:51 PM

Kim Jong Nam's killing suspect thought she was in 'comedy video'

Leaked CCTV footage from Kuala Lumpur airport shows two women shoving something into Kim's face.

26 Feb 2017 8:33 AM

Vietnam gets its Silicon Valley

Recent Vietnamese graduates looking for an English language teacher There’s an app for that. Or hunting the best bowl of pho in your Hanoi neighbourhood There’s now an app for that too.

08 Sep 2016 2:21 AM


Barack Obama quizzed on rap, weed, good looks

US President Barack Obama greets people in the audience after speaking to Vietnamese youth during the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative townhall meeting in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. (Photo: AP)

26 May 2016 4:05 AM

It’s going to be OK, Barack Obama tells Asians

US President Barack Obama sought on Wednesday to ease growing Asian worries about the raucous election campaign to succeed him which has been dominated by the incendiary rhetoric of mogul Donald Trump

26 May 2016 3:08 AM

President Barack Obama: Resolve South China Sea disputes peacefully

US Prez prods Vietnam on human rights

25 May 2016 6:27 AM

Taliban meet to pick Mansour successor

Senior Afghan Taliban figures were meeting on Monday to agree on a successor to Mullah Akhtar Mansour, the leader of the militant movement who US President Barack Obama confirmed had been killed in an

24 May 2016 4:59 AM

US lifts arms ban on Vietnam

US President Barack Obama and national security adviser Susan Rice (right) walk with chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in the presidential palace compound in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Photo: AP)

24 May 2016 4:36 AM