PARIS – In the late 1970s and early 1980s, prominent international relations experts such as the late French political philosopher Pierre Hassner argued that the world was witnessing a process of competitive decay between the United States and the Soviet Union. For the latter, the conflict in Afghanistan was about to become an even costlier failure than the Vietnam war had been for America. By 1989, the verdict was clear: The Soviet Union had atrophied much faster than the US, and its empire collapsed, the victim of its own errors and contradictions.
HANOI, Aug 24: A Chinese survey vessel on Saturday extended its activities to an area closer to Vietnam’s coastline, ship tracking data showed, after the United States and Australia expressed concern about China’s actions in the disputed waterways.
HANOI, July 28: Vietnam said it has seized more than 125 kg (275 lb) of rhino horns hidden in plaster blocks and shipped from United Arab Emirates, the latest large-scale wildlife trafficking case in Southeast Asia.
HANOI, July 17: Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone, two Washington-based think-tanks said on Wednesday.
HANOI, June 30: The European Union signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia, paving the way for tariff reductions on 99% of goods between the trading bloc and Southeast Asian country.
I feel a certain difference between a home and a house. One is four walls and a roof, the other is everything else. I am a student who lived in Vietnam for nine years and then in Nepal for four. The experiences of both drilled a clear line between ‘Home’ and ‘House’ in my mind.
HANOI, May 11: Nepal and Viet Nam have forged consensus to strengthen bilateral relations and trade increment to new heights. In course of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s official visit of Socialist Republic of Vietnam, different bilateral agreements were signed today.
KATHMANDU, May 7: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's forthcoming visit to Vietnam and Cambodia is aimed at exploring mutually beneficial new areas of cooperation, a key aide to the prime minister said on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, May 3: Prime Minister KP Oli is visiting Vietnam and Cambodia from May 9 to 15.
According to Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali, Prime Minister Oli is visiting Vietnam at the official invitation of his counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
HANOI, Feb 28 : President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un cut short their second summit Thursday without reaching an agreement, a stunning collapse of talks that caused both leaders to leave their Vietnam meeting early and cancel a planned signing ceremony.
DONG DANG, Feb 26: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, grinning broadly and waving at a crowd gathered on a cold, rainy morning, stepped off his armored train Tuesday after a long ride that started in Pyongyang and wound through China to this Vietnamese border town ahead of his second nuclear summit with President Donald Trump.
HANOI, Feb 20: Vietnam is preparing for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to arrive by train for his summit in Hanoi next week with President Donald Trump, two sources with direct knowledge of security and logistics planning told Reuters on Wednesday.
HONG KONG, Feb 15: Hong Kong customs seized a record 40kg of rhino horns worth around HK$8 million (S$1.4 million) from Johannesburg en route to Vietnam, the latest bust for the authorities trying to tackle the rising volume of endangered species trafficked through the Chinese territory.
WASHINGTON, Feb 9: President Donald Trump said on Friday that U.S. diplomats had a “very productive meeting” with North Korean officials, and he announced his summit later this month with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would be held in Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi.
WASHINGTON, Feb 6: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would hold his second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam on Feb. 27 and 28, while giving himself credit for avoiding a major war on the Korean Peninsula.
WASHINGTON, Oct 18: President Donald Trump presented the nation’s highest military honor Wednesday to an 80-year-old retired Marine sergeant major who five decades ago “fought with unmatched bravery” at the beginning of one of the Vietnam War’s longest and bloodiest battles.
KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Nepal is taking part in the International Robot Competition to be held in Vietnam.
A team of students of the Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk are preparing to give their best in the Robot Contest scheduled for coming August in Ninh Binh province of Vietnam.
HANOI, July 30: Thirteen people were killed and four injured when a minibus carrying guests on the way to a wedding in central Vietnam collided head-on with a large container truck on Monday, the government said in a statement.
KATHMANDU, April 9: Nepal is going to take part in Vietnam International Trade Fair - VIETNAMEXPO to be held under the assignment of the government of Vietnam and collaborations of Ministry of Industry and Trade (Department of Trade Promotion), relevant ministries, sectors, localities, trade promotion organizations and Vinexad Company.
HANOI, Vietnam, Oct 13: Floods and landslides have killed at least 54 people in Vietnam and left another 39 missing since a tropical depression hit the country earlier this week, in one of its worst natural disasters in years, officials said Friday.
HANOI, (Vietnam), Oct 17: A Floods triggered by heavy rains have killed 24 people and left four others missing in central Vietnam, disaster officials said Monday, as Typhoon Sarika approaches after leaving at least two people dead and displacing more than 150,000 in the Philippines.