Updated on Oct 21, 2020 00:12:24

 

Home > World News > Vietnam

 

19-Oct-2020 Hanoi (Vietnam)

90 dead, 34 missing in Vietnam floods, landslides

At least 90 people have died, while 34 others were reported missing due to floods and landslides caused by the incessant rains in Vietnam over the last two weeks, disaster management authorities said on Monday.In a statement, the Central Steering Committee...

14-Oct-2020 Hanoi (Vietnam)

Death toll rises to 36 in Vietnam's floods, landslides

Floods and landslides triggered by heavy downpours have killed 36 people and left 12 others missing in central Vietnam over the past days, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Wednesday.The death toll increased...

11-May-2019 Vietnam

M. Venkaiah Naidu calls for strengthening of India-Vietnam ties

On the penultimate day of his four-day official visit to Vietnam, the Vice President of India,  M. Venkaiah Naidu continued his high-level engagement by holding talks with Vietnam’s Prime Minister, Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc on a wide range of issues and...

21-Jan-2019 Hanoi

9 killed as truck hits funeral attendees in Vietnam

A truck on Monday hit a group of people crossing a road to attend a funeral in Vietnam's Hai Duong province, killing nine and injuring three others.The accident killed seven people on the spot, while two others died later in hospital, Xinhua news agency...

20-Nov-2018 Hanoi (Vietnam)

India, Vietnam reiterate importance of peaceful Indo-Pacific

India and Vietnam reiterated the importance of building a peaceful Indo-Pacific region during a meeting between President Ram Nath Kovind and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Phu Trong here on Tuesday.The two sides also signed three memoranda of understanding...

19-Nov-2018 Vietnam

President of India in Vietnam, addresses Vietnam-India business forum

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, reached Hanoi today (November 19, 2018) as part of his two-nation state visit to Vietnam and Australia. Later in the afternoon, the President addressed the Vietnam-India Business Forum in the Vietnamese capital. Speaking...

19-Nov-2018 Hanoi (Vietnam)

14 killed in Vietnam floods

At least 14 people were killed in floods and landslides caused by typhoon Toraji over the weekend in Vietnam, authorities said on Monday.Due to heavy rain and floods, many areas were still inundated including roads to Nha Trang city's airport, reports Xinhua...

17-Sep-2018 Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

Sendo partners with DHL eCommerce for domestic delivery in Vietnam

DHL eCommerce, a division of the world's leading logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL), announced its partnership with Sendo, Vietnam's #1 local e-commerce platform. The successful integration between the two companies means sellers on Sendo...

13-Sep-2018 Hanoi (Vietnam)

Suu Kyi defends imprisonment of Reuters journalists

Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday defended the seven-year jail terms handed to two Reuters journalists and said their convictions had nothing to do with freedom of expression.Suu Kyi made the remarks on the sidelines of the ongoing Asean World...

04-Sep-2018 Hanoi (Vietnam)

14 killed in Vietnam floods

Flash floods and landslides caused by downpours in Vietnam since late last week have killed at least 14 people, officials said on Tuesday.Besides, four persons are missing following the floods, the country's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster...

03-Sep-2018 Hanoi (Vietnam)

Floods kill 13, leave 3 missing in Vietnam

Flash floods and landslides triggered by incessant rainfall in Vietnam's northern and central regions over the past few days have killed 13 people and left three missing, the country's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control...

26-Jul-2018 Vientiane

Toll rises to 26 in Laos dam collapse

At least 26 people have been confirmed dead and over 100 remain missing after an underconstruction dam collapsed in Laos just days back, state-run Lao News Agency reported on Thursday.Searches are ongoing for 130 missing people from several villages in...

24-Jul-2018 Hanoi

27 killed in Vietnam floods

At least 27 people have been killed in Vietnam's following heavy flooding and landslides caused by Typhoon Son Tinh that has also left seven missing and 26 injured, the government said on Tuesday.The natural disasters also destroyed 243 houses and inundated...

24-Jul-2018 Vientiane

Several killed, hundreds missing after Laos dam collapses

Several people have been killed, hundreds remain missing and around 6,600 are homeless after a hydroelectric dam under construction collapsed in Laos, authorities said on Tuesday.Officials did not specify the exact number of fatalities. The Xepian-Xe Namnoy...

23-Jul-2018 Hanoi

19 killed in Vietnam floods

Downpour and floods triggered by Typhoon Son Tinh have left at least 19 people dead in Vietnam, officials said.Besides, 17 people sustained injuries and 13 were missing in Vietnam's central and northern regions, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster...

13-Jun-2018 Vietnam

Nirmala Sitharaman Inaugurates BEL representative office in Vietnam

Raksha Mantri, Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the first Representative Office of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) in Hanoi, Vietnam today. Smt Sitharaman handed over the symbolic key of the Representative Office of BEL at Vietnam (VIRO)...

20-May-2018 Vietnam

Visit of Indian Naval Ships to Danang, Vietnam

As part of ongoing operational deployment of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet ships to South East Asia and North West Pacific region, three Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shakti and Kamorta under the command of Rear Admiral Dinesh Kumar Tripathi, Flag Officer...

30-Dec-2017 Sanaa

20 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

At least 20 civilians were killed on Saturday when Saudi-led coalition fighter jets hit Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, witnesses and a medical source told Xinhua.The warplanes struck three taxis full of travellers near a crowded restaurant in the...

11-Nov-2017 Da Nang (Vietnam)

Xi Jinping urges Abe to improve China-Japan ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to take more "practical actions" to improve bilateral ties and properly manage differences in a "constructive way"."To improve China-Japan ties, the key is mutual trust," Xi told Abe on...

11-Nov-2017 Da Nang (Vietnam)

Vladimir Putin again denies US poll meddling claim: Donald Trump

 US President Donald Trump on Saturday said his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin again denied interfering in the 2016 US elections and felt "insulted" by the allegations.The two leaders met briefly at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit here and...

10-Nov-2017 Da Nang (Vietnam)

Donald Trump pitches ‘America First' trade policy at APEC Summit

US President Donald Trump on Friday pitched an "America First" trade policy at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit (APEC) here, warning that he will not allow "the US to be taken advantage of any more."Speaking at a gathering of business leaders,...

10-Nov-2017 Da Nang (Vietnam)

Xi Jinping defends globalisation against Trump's bilateral stance at APEC

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday championed the "cause of globalisation" at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in contrast to US President Donald Trump who advocated for "bilateral policies"."Over the last few decades, economic globalisation...

10-Nov-2017 Da Nang (Vietnam)

Donald Trump praises Narendra Modi at APEC Summit

US President Donald Trump on Friday commended India for achieving "astounding" growth since opening its economy and heaped praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has been working to bring the country and its people together.Trump was speaking...

10-Nov-2017 Da Nang (Vietnam)

Donald Trump arrives in Vietnam for APEC Summit

US President Donald Trump arrived here on Friday to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit.In his speech to regional leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Conference, Trump was heavy on history and full of praise for the countries representing...

08-Nov-2017 Ho Chi Minh City

Mary Kom wins gold at Asian Boxing Championship

Star Indian boxer MC Mary Kom defeated North Korea's Hyang Mi Kim in the 48 kg category to clinch gold in the Asian Boxing Championship here on Wednesday.The Olympic bronze medallist got the better of her opponent in a unanimous 5-0 verdict to win her fifth...

07-Nov-2017 Ho Chi Minh City

Mary Kom, Sonia storm into Asian Boxing Championships final

 Five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom and former Asian Championship silver medallist Sonia Lather kept Indias flag flying high in the Asian Boxing Championships, cruising into the finals of their respective weight categories here on Tuesday.Mary Kom, who is making...

06-Nov-2017 Hanoi (Vietnam)

Typhoon Damrey: 44 killed, 19 missing in Vietnam

 The death toll from typhoon Damrey that struck Vietnam has risen to 44 with 19 people still missing, the country's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Tuesday.The dead included 27 in central Khanh Hoa province,...

05-Nov-2017 Hanoi (Vietnam)

29 killed as typhoon lashes Vietnam

At least 29 people were killed and 29 others missing after typhoon Damrey barreled into Vietnam, just days before the country welcomes world leaders to the APEC Summit.The typhoon also sank nearly 230 cargo and fishing ships and boats, destroyed more than...

05-Nov-2017 Hanoi (Vietnam)

Typhoon kills 27 in Vietnam

Typhoon Damrey has killed 27 people and 22 others reported missing after making landfall in Vietnam, disaster management authorities said on Sunday.The victims include 16 from Khanh Hoa, three each from Binh Dinh and Lam Dong provinces and one from Dak Lak province,...

13-Oct-2017 Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

Death toll in Vietnam floods, landslides reaches 54

At least 54 people have died and another 39 are missing in floods and landslides caused by heavy rains in several provinces of Vietnam, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Friday.The floods also left 31 people...

08-Dec-2016 Hanoi

17 killed due to heavy downpour in Vietnam

At least 17 people have died due to heavy rain and flood in Vietnam, authorities said on Thursday.Vietnam's central Binh Dinh province has been the hardest hit with nine persons killed, while eight people died in Quang Ngai province, due to flood and heavy...

02-Nov-2016 Hanoi

13 killed in Vietnam karaoke lounge fire

At least 13 persons died after a fierce fire broke out at a karaoke lounge in Vietnam's capital city, officials said.By Tuesday midnight, fire-fighters and rescuers brought 13 bodies out of the karaoke lounge on Tran Thai Tong Street, Cau Giay District,...

03-Sep-2016 Hanoi (Vietnam)

Narendra Modi's Vietnam visit: Key takeaways

Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed his visit to Vietnam on Saturday in what was the first bilateral prime ministerial visit from India to the southeast Asian nation in 15 years.Here are the key takeaways from the visit:* The India-Vietnam relationship...

03-Sep-2016 Hanoi

Narendra Modi visits Ambassadors' Pagoda in Vietnam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited the Quan Su Pagoda, also known as the Ambassadors' Pagoda here."At the heart of the Vietnamese Buddhism, a precious treasure of Hanoi. PM @narendramodi visits Quan Su Pagoda," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson...

03-Sep-2016 Hanoi

India-Vietnam call for reforming UN, expanding Security Council

India and Vietnam on Saturday stressed the need to reform the United Nations and expansion of its Security Council, with "enhanced representation" from developing countries, a joint statement issued by the two countries said.According to the statement issued...

03-Sep-2016 Hanoi

PM visits Quan Su Pagoda in Hanoi, interacts with monks

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today visited the Quan Su Pagoda in Hanoi, Vietnam.He offered prayers at the Sanctum Sanctorum, and was given a rousing reception by the monks. Interacting with the monks, the Prime Minister said that he is fortunate to...

03-Sep-2016 Hanoi

Narendra Modi leaves Vietnam for China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left Vietnam for Hangzhou in China to attend the G-20 Summit being held on September 4-5."A packed day of diplomacy in Vietnam ends as PM @narendramodi emplanes for for Hangzhou to attend G20 Summit," External Affairs...

03-Sep-2016 Hanoi

Narendra Modi calls on Communist Party of Vietnam chief

Capping his visit to Vietnam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called on General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong here."Final engagement for PM in this key visit is a call on Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist...

03-Sep-2016 Hanoi

Narendra Modi calls on Vietnamese President

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called on Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang here."A firm footing for #IndiaVietnam ties. PM @narendramodi calls on President Tran Dai Quang at Presidential Palace," External Affairs Minister Vikas Swarup tweeted.Earlier...

03-Sep-2016 Hanoi

Narendra Modi calls on Vietnam National Assembly Chairperson

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called on Vietnam National Assembly Chairperson Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan here."Afternoon meetings begin with a call on Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, Chairperson of the National Assembly of Vietnam," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson...

03-Sep-2016 Hanoi

Narendra Modi visits Ambassadors' Pagoda in Vietnam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited the Quan Su Pagoda, also known as the Ambassadors' Pagoda here."At the heart of the Vietnamese Buddhism, a precious treasure of Hanoi. PM @narendramodi visits Quan Su Pagoda," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson...

03-Sep-2016 Hanoi

India, Vietnam deepen defence cooperation

India on Saturday signed an agreement to provide patrol boats and extended a $500-million line of credit in the defence sector to Vietnam in a clear sign of New Delhi boosting its presence in southeast Asia's geopolitical scenario.India also upgraded its relationship...

03-Sep-2016 Hanoi

Narendra Modi meets with Vietnam PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc for one-to-one talks ahead of delegation-level talks."A renewed warmth with Vietnam. PM @narendramodi and PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meet for a tete-a-tete before formal talks,"...

02-Sep-2016 Hanoi

Narendra Modi arrives in Vietnam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here late Friday for a two-day bilateral visit to Vietnam."Hello to Hanoi! PM @narendramodi makes a late night arrival in Vietnam to begin the first leg of his 2 nation tour," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas...

21-Aug-2016 Hanoi

7 killed in Vietnam's typhoon Dianmu

At least seven persons were killed and two went missing as typhoon Dianmu hit Vietnam, authorities said on Sunday.After making landfall in northern Vietnam on Friday, Dianmu weakened into a tropical depression, Xinhua news agency quoted the Natural Disaster...

15-Aug-2016 Hanoi

Six killed in Vietnam rains

At least six persons were killed and three others injured in torrential rains in Vietnam, authorities said on Monday.The rainfall occurred in the country's northern and north-central regions over the past few days, triggered by an inter-tropical convergence...

24-May-2016 Hanoi

Barack Obama 'confident' TPP will be ratified in US despite opposition

Even though ratification of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has stalled in the US, President Barack Obama said he’s still “confident” the trade deal will earn the support of Congress."I remain confident we are going to get it done, and the...

26-Feb-2016 Ho Chi Minh City

Three tourists killed during waterfall tour in Vietnam

Three foreign tourists were killed on Friday during an adventure tour at Datanla waterfall in Vietnam's Lam Dong province.According to authorities, the victims were one man and two women -- all British, Xinhua news agency reported.The bodies were found from...

22-Oct-2015 Vienna

Bopanna-Mergea ousted from Vienna Open

The Indo-Romanian tennis combine of Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea lost in the men's doubles first round of the Vienna Open to be ousted from the 1,745,040-euro tournament here.Wild card but experienced pair of Julian Knowle (Austria) and Daniel Nestor...

29-Jul-2015 Hanoi

15 killed in downpour in Vietnam

Heavy rains have killed 15 people while seven people have gone missing in Vietnam, media reports said on Wednesday.The casualties were reported from northeastern Quang Ninh province which has seen a downpour for the past few days, Xinhua reported.The province's...

09-Feb-2015 Ho Chi Minh City

10 killed in Vietnam road accident

At least 10 people were killed and dozens injured Monday when two passenger buses collided in Vietnam's Binh Thuan province.The accident occurred early Monday morning in Ham Thuan district, Xinhua reported The first bus having a code number of the Binh...

16-Sep-2014 Ho Chi Minh City

In Ho Chi Minh City, president extols transformation, praises Modi

Visiting Vietnam's business capital on the penultimate day of his state visit, President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday extolled the city's transformation to a regional economic hub after a tumultuous past, and also praised the Narendra Modi government back home for...

16-Sep-2014 Ho Chi Minh City

President in Ho Chi Minh City, history, art on show

President Pranab Mukherjee reached the business capital of Vietnam on the second leg of his four-day visit during which he will visit various historic sites, attend a cultural programme and meet the local Indian community.Mukherjee was received at the airport...

16-Sep-2014 Vienna

OSCE monitors come under fire at MH17 crash site

Monitors from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) came under artillery fire at the MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine Sep 14, a report released by the organisation Monday said.It said "the patrol vehicles were damaged by artillery or...

view more >>

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

 

 

Video Gallery