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Stories with place: Vietnam
  • John Kerry travels to Mideast then Southeast Asia next week 
    Updated: Jul-27-15 3:07 pm

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry travels to the Mideast next week and then Asia, including a stop in Vietnam.

  • Australia says Vietnamese asylum seekers could be sent home 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 7:02 am

    CANBERRA, Australia - The Australian government said on Wednesday that a boat carrying dozens of Vietnamese asylum seekers intercepted close to the northwest coast could be sent back to Vietnam.

  • Vietnam National University delegates to visit OSU campus 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 3:23 am

    STILLWATER, Oklahoma - Oklahoma State University's Stillwater campus is planning to host delegates from the Vietnam National University for the first time in nearly 10 years.

  • Taiwan promotes its island claim in South China Sea 
    Updated: Jul-18-15 3:34 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - As China builds artificial islands in a vast resource-rich South China Sea and neighbors in Southeast Asia brace for possible conflict, Taiwan is cutting carbon emissions and offering a hospital for humanitarian aid on the sea's largest natural islet to seek international approval for easing tension.

  • Winsted trio are brothers, and survivors, in arms 
    Updated: Jul-12-15 3:06 am

    WINSTED, Connecticut - On the morning of his 61st day in Vietnam, Joe Godenzi was in his bunker, reading a letter from boyhood friend Paul Vaccari, when two wide-eyed soldiers rushed into the base camp, yelling, "They're coming! They're coming!"

  • Vietnam: Human rights should not obstruct deeper US ties 
    Updated: Jul-08-15 6:38 pm

    WASHINGTON - The head of Vietnam's ruling Communist Party said Wednesday that differences with the United States on human rights should not be allowed to obstruct the deepening of relations between the former enemies.

  • Pentagon, lawmakers mark Vietnam War at Capitol ceremony story has photos
    Updated: Jul-08-15 6:23 pm

    WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter and congressional leaders thanked Vietnam War veterans for their service and presented pins to dozens of veterans at a Capitol ceremony Wednesday that marked 50 years since U.S. ground troops arrived in Vietnam.

  • Obama hosts Vietnam Communist Party chief at White House story has photos
    Updated: Jul-07-15 5:53 pm

    WASHINGTON - Bolstered by new trade negotiating powers from Congress, President Barack Obama held an unprecedented meeting Tuesday with the head of Vietnam's Communist Party as the U.S. pressed ahead to conclude talks on a groundbreaking Asia-Pacific economic pact.

  • US, wooing Vietnam, readies red carpet for communist chief 
    Updated: Jul-05-15 1:10 am

    HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnamese Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong doesn't hold an official government post, but it's not surprising that he'll meet with President Barack Obama on his visit to the United States this week. He is the de-facto top leader of his country.

  • Vietnam Communist Party chief to make first US visit 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 8:29 pm

    HANOI, Vietnam - The powerful head of Vietnam's Communist Party will travel to the United States for the first time next week, and said he expects President Barack Obama will visit Vietnam later this year.

  • Bill Clinton visits Vietnam to mark 20th anniversary of ties story has photos
    Updated: Jul-02-15 12:35 pm

    HANOI, Vietnam - For Bill Clinton, President Barack Obama's announcement this week of plans to resume diplomatic relations with Cuba must have stirred memories. It was 20 years ago this month that Clinton pulled off a similar diplomatic and political success, normalizing relations with Vietnam.

  • A biker named 'Stray Dog' postpones Granik's Ozarks exit story has photos
    Updated: Jul-02-15 9:47 am

    NEW YORK - Debra Granik met Ron "Stray Dog" Hall at a biker church in the Ozarks.

  • Arkansas governor signs agreement with Vietnam province 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 6:32 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas has signed an agreement with a Vietnamese province that is aimed at boosting trade between the two regions.