- Jesuit priest, peace activist Daniel Berrigan dies at 94 Updated: Apr-30-16 10:01 pm
NEW YORK - The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 94.
- US presses Vietnam on detentions ahead of Obama visit Updated: Apr-25-16 7:58 pm
WASHINGTON - The United States pressed Vietnam Monday over a recent spate of detentions of government critics and pushed for other progress on human rights ahead of a visit next month by President Barack Obama.
- Secretary Kerry to revisit Vietnam War before Obama trip Updated: Apr-24-16 3:14 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Before joining President Barack Obama on his first trip to Vietnam next month, Secretary of State John Kerry will take a day to reflect on his long and complicated history with the Asian country, first as a soldier and later as a war protester and statesman.
- US official questions China's intentions in South China Sea Updated: Apr-21-16 9:52 am
HANOI, Vietnam - A U.S. official on Thursday questioned China's intentions with its massive land reclamation projects in the South China Sea and urged it to follow international laws.
- World Bank: East Asian growth to remain over 6 pct in 2016 Updated: Apr-11-16 5:15 am
MANILA, Philippines - Growth in developing East Asia and the Pacific is expected to remain resilient despite the slowdown in China and a gloomy global outlook, the World Bank said Monday.
- Fishing amid territorial disputes in the South China Sea Updated: Apr-08-16 6:48 am
CATO, Philippines - As Asian countries jostle for territory in the South China Sea, one Filipino fisherman is taking a stand.
- Seoul: 13 North Korean workers at foreign restaurant defect Updated: Apr-08-16 6:33 am
SEOUL, South Korea - Thirteen North Koreans working at the same restaurant in a foreign country have defected to South Korea, Seoul officials said Friday.
- Vietnam demands that China move oil rig Updated: Apr-07-16 11:22 pm
HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam demanded Friday that China remove an oil exploration rig from a sea area where the countries are still negotiating a delineation of control and stop complicating the situation with unilateral action.
- Vietnam elects prime minister amid big challenges Updated: Apr-06-16 11:47 pm
HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam's rubber-stamp parliament on Thursday elected Nguyen Xuan Phuc as prime minister, and he takes office at a time of soaring public debt, a worrying budget deficit and China's growing assertiveness in nearby seas.
- Vietnam warns of dire impact from planned Mekong dams Updated: Apr-05-16 8:08 am
Research commissioned by Vietnam has warned of devastating environmental and economic effects for millions of people living along the Mekong River if 11 proposed dams are built on its mainstream.
- Vietnam seizes Chinese vessel for intruding its waters Updated: Apr-03-16 11:06 pm
HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam's coast guard in a rare move has seized a Chinese vessel for allegedly intruding in its waters, state media reported Monday.
- Vietnam elects police chief to No. 2 post of president Updated: Apr-02-16 1:37 am
HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam's police chief was elected Saturday by the National Assembly to become president - the second-highest post - and promised to "resolutely" protect the country's sovereignty amid an ongoing territorial dispute with longtime rival China.