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South China Sea: Indonesia And Vietnam Prove Duterte Wrong

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Indonesia joined Vietnam recently to challenge Duterte’s doctrine in the South China Sea. That’s the notion that any Asian-Pacific country that dares to tame [...]
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Vietnam Wants Western Politicians, Not Western Politics

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Foreign Policy | 6:00 AM

As Hanoi welcomes Trump, it shuts down a key reformist think tank. As the orange man meets the rocket man this week, the venue is also drawing attention. Vietnam, the host [...]
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Hanoi Postcard: Vietnam sees upside to media invasion

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

For a one-party communist state without a free press, there were bound to be some kinks when Vietnam agreed to welcome more than 2,600 journalists from around the world to [...]
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Vietnam summit: US president blames disagreement over sanctions for no deal

01-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump has said that a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un broke down over the issue of sanctions, after the talks in Vietnam ended early with no deal. [...]
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Vietnamese carriers VietJet, Bamboo unveil Boeing deals worth $15 billion

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese carriers VietJet and Bamboo Airways formally announced on Wednesday deals with Boeing Co to buy 110 planes worth more than $15 billion (11 billion pounds) as the [...]
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Vietnam overcame isolation to become a manufacturing hub and N Korea is watching

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* Once-isolated and among the poorest countries in the world, Vietnam has over the last three decades emerged as a manufacturing hub where multinational firms such as Intel, [...]
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The Latest: US-Vietnam deals signed for airline industries

The Latest: US-Vietnam deals signed for airline industries

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | | 1:29 PM

The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:45 a.m. US President Donald Trump and Vietnamese [...]
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Trump meets Vietnamese president before second N Korea summit

Trump meets Vietnamese president before second N Korea summit

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | | 1:24 PM

US President Donald Trump met Vietnam’s president, Nguyen Phu Trong, in Hanoi on Wednesday, hours before Trump was due to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for their [...]
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US Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Vietnam ahead of Trump-Kim summit

US Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Vietnam ahead of Trump-Kim summit

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on Tuesday ahead of a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim [...]
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Good morning Vietnam! Grinning Kim in colourful station arrival

27-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A jovial North Korean leader Kim Jong Un grinned and waved as he walked the red carpet from a Vietnamese rail station Tuesday, as flag-waving children and white-uniformed [...]
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Trump due in Vietnam on Tuesday evening ahead of Kim summit ministry

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump will arrive in Vietnam on Tuesday evening, Vietnam’s foreign ministry said on Monday, ahead of his second summit with North Korean leader Kim [...]
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Vietnam train station on lockdown ahead of Kim’s expected arrival

Vietnam train station on lockdown ahead of Kim’s expected arrival

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The train station on the Vietnam-China border where Kim Jong Un is expected to arrive by rail was closed to the public and surrounded by armed guards on Monday, days ahead of [...]
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Vietnam relishes role as peace maker as it seeks to balance ties

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

While the leaders of North Korea and the United States debate banishing nuclear bombs from the Korean peninsula, the host of their summit this week, Vietnam, long almost [...]
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Frenchman arrested for flying drone appears in Burma court

25-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A French tourist facing up to three years in prison for flying a drone near Myanmar’s parliament was remanded in custody Friday after a first court appearance. [...]
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Burma’s Suu Kyi woos investors to crisis-hit Rakhine, decries ‘negative’ focus

Burma’s Suu Kyi woos investors to crisis-hit Rakhine, decries ‘negative’ focus

23-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called for investment in the crisis-hit western state of Rakhine on Friday, saying the world had “focused narrowly on negative [...]
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