‘Havana Syndrome’ caused delay to Harris’ entourage

U.S. 08/24/21, 17:37

Vice President Kamala Harris delayed her trip from Singapore to Vietnam after her entourage was confirmed to have a series of symptoms associated with so-called "Havana syndrome," a rare pathology that has attacked more than 130 U.S. officials since 2016, which it is believed could be the result of an ...

Esper accuses China of intimidating smaller Asian nations

Asia & Pacific 11/20/19, 01:19

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Wednesday accused China of using coercion and intimidation against smaller Asian nations to impose its will in the South China Sea. He urged Vietnam and others in the region to push back. “We will not accept attempts to assert unlawful maritime claims at the expense ...

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council

U.S. 06/07/19, 21:10

Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines were elected to the U.N. Security Council on Friday, marking the first time the countries will hold seats on the U.N.'s most powerful body.Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam also won two-year terms, and the five countries will take their ...

Vietnam, EU snub US on trade

Business 05/20/19, 00:20

Deal is significant not only because it facilitates exports, but also as it lays out commitments on human rights, labor unions, and environmental protection

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