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Stories with place: Vietnam
  • McCain leading US Senate delegation to Vietnam, Singapore 
    Updated: May-26-15 10:47 am

    PHOENIX - Sen. John McCain is leading a U.S. Senate delegation that will visit Vietnam and Singapore this week.

  • Australia rejects Vietnamese refugee claims in 40 minutes 
    Updated: May-25-15 8:58 pm

    CANBERRA, Australia - Australia secretly held a group of 46 Vietnamese asylum seekers on a warship at sea for almost a month and rejected their refugee claims during interviews that took as little as 40 minutes before returning them all to Vietnam last month, officials said.

  • Sens. Reed, McCain lead visit to Vietnam, Singapore 
    Updated: May-24-15 5:22 pm

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Sens. John McCain and Jack Reed are leading a delegation of senators to Vietnam and Singapore.

  • Thailand beats Vietnam 1-0 in WCup qualifier 
    Updated: May-24-15 10:39 am

    BANGKOK - Thailand finally broke through 10-man Vietnam to win 1-0 in their Group F opener for 2018 World Cup Asian Qualifiers on Sunday.

  • UN chief urges peaceful solution of South China Sea dispute story has photos
    Updated: May-22-15 10:32 am

    HANOI, Vietnam - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Friday for a peaceful solution to territorial disputes in the South China Sea, where China's increased assertiveness has alarmed its smaller neighbors.

  • Vietnam detains 2 South Koreans in scaffolding collapse 
    Updated: May-19-15 6:37 am

    HANOI, Vietnam - Police in central Vietnam detained two South Korean managers for the Samsung Group on Tuesday over a scaffolding collapse in March that killed 13 workers and injured dozens.

  • US: Trade pact best leverage to improve Vietnam human rights 
    Updated: May-15-15 5:13 pm

    WASHINGTON - Vietnam's desire to be in the Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade pact is the best leverage Washington has to press for improved human rights there, a senior U.S. official said.

  • Correction: Vietnam 40th-Last Marines Out story 
    Updated: May-08-15 6:18 am

    HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - In a story April 30 about the last Marines to leave Saigon at the end of the Vietnam War, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that Cpl. Charles McMahon and Lance Cpl. Darwin Judge were the last U.S. servicemen to die in the war. They were the last U.S. service members killed by enemy fire in the country. At least six others died later as part of the war, either at sea off the coast of Vietnam or in Cambodia.

  • Vietnam War 40 years on, enemies now friends but still pain story has photos
    Updated: Apr-30-15 6:04 am

    HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - This city once known as Saigon was blanketed in red banners on Thursday that read "Long Live the Glorious Communist Party of Vietnam," 40 years after northern forces seized control of the country and America walked away from a divisive and bloody war that remains a painful sore.

  • 40 years after Vietnam War, north-south wounds fester 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 6:44 am

    HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - When Luu Dinh Trieu was drafted into the South Vietnamese army, he literally went to war against his father.

  • Vietnamese-Americans recall losses, gains since Saigon fell story has photos
    Updated: Apr-29-15 3:08 am

    SANTA ANA, California - In the chaotic final days before the Vietnam she knew collapsed in 1975, Bang Van Pham was rushed onto a U.S. military plane with her newborn son, headed to a land she had learned about in school but never seen.

  • Golf course debate reflects Vietnam army's capitalist streak story has photos
    Updated: Apr-28-15 10:02 pm

    HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - Vietnam's busiest airport, once a major gateway for thousands of U.S. troops headed for battle, is now the scene of a slow-burning controversy linked to the commercial clout of the country's powerful military.

  • Vietnam and the US test their hard-won friendship 
    Updated: Apr-28-15 3:38 am

    BANGKOK - After tanks from communist North Vietnam burst through the gates of the Presidential Palace in Saigon 40 years ago Thursday, Washington imposed a punitive economic embargo that kept Hanoi from receiving assistance even from multilateral institutions such as the World Bank.