voanews – TAIPEI – Japan is helping Vietnam build a defense against the larger, more militarily powerful China as Vietnam says Beijing’s forces are occupying more than their legal share of the South China Sea.
Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya and his Vietnamese counterpart, Ngo Xuan Lich, met May 3 to “advance cooperation” on maritime security, Tokyo-based NHK television online said.
washingtontimes – China and Vietnam have overlapping claims in the South China Sea and there’s hope diplomacy will prevail
Vietnam Dragon Surveillance Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times
By James Borton – – Thursday, June 6, 2019
At the U.N. Secretariat building, sheathed in shiny aluminum, glass and marble and overlooking New York’s East River, Vietnamese diplomats are soon to celebrate their nation’s selection as a non-permanent member in the U.N. Security Council. As a country that has experienced the tragedies of wars, including one drawn out and fierce conflict with America five decades ago, Hanoi’s foreign policy role is now forged on peaceful cooperation, stability and independence.
The air forces of four of Asia’s leading powers nearly came to blows in the skies over the Sea of Japan, or East Sea, last week. As Russia and China conducted their first joint aerial patrol, South Korean fighters fired more than 300 warning shots at a Russian command and control aircraft that crossed into South Korea’s air defense identification zone. Meanwhile, Japanese fighters scrambled in case Japanese territory came under fire.
VIETNAM’S anti-corruption campaign has led to the unintended consequence of surging property prices in Ho Chi Minch City in particular, but measures to alleviate this should eventually help to stabilise the market, according to an article in the latest issue of ISEAS Perspective.
The requests that textile factory manager Huynh Thi Ai Diem receives are almost always the same: A foreign company is desperately trying to relocate production from China to Vietnam. Tariffs imposed by the U.S. have eaten away their profit margin. Can she help?
Huynh would like nothing more but is swift to provide a reality check. She only has enough workers, raw materials and factory space to produce one-fifth the volume of bath towels and apparel churned out by her chief competitors in China. Her prices are competitive, she says, but contrary to popular belief, they aren’t cheaper than those of her Chinese rivals.
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or Do you have a lover? Not yet? Why?…
or Are you older than your boyfriend?… Đọc tiếp Quietness before peer pressure→
I like visual arts. So I’m interested in dressing because dressing is a part of visual arts. And I’m also a Vietnamese. So I can understand the thinking of our people about dressing.
In VN, some people often like simple dressing. To them, simple dressing means wearing clothes that are cheap or old and have no original shapes, or not caring at all about dress code. They think, when dressing simply they’ll be good people. To them, people who dress well are not good people or have no brain or have no heart or have no friendly heart… Đọc tiếp Some thinking about dressing in VN→