Tag Archive: Vietnam

Vietnam’s Overdue Alliance With America?

The US and Vietnam are perfect allies against China. It’s what Ho Chi Minh wanted all along. By Tuong Lai, aka Nguyen Phuoc Tuong, a sociologist and former adviser to two Vietnamese prime ministers. HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam.   Ours is… Continue reading

Photo for Saturday, 5th July

Photo for Saturday, 28th June

Duong Dong Harbour, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

Photo for Sunday, 22nd June

Ben Ham Ninh Ferry Pier, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

Photo for Wednesday, 18th June

Vung Tau – Front Beach.

Photo for Wednesday, 18th June

Drying fish in the Vietnamese sun, Vung Tau.

Photo for Tuesday, 3rd June

Phu Quoc Islands aka Koh Tral Islands.

Southeast Asia – Democracy in reverse gear.

Southeast Asia’s regression from democracy and its implications. A CFR Working Paper Author: Joshua Kurlantzick, Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia. Download Now >> Publisher: Council on Foreign Relations Press, May 2014,  35 pages. . Overview. Since the… Continue reading

Anti-China protests in Vietnam turn deadly.

The Vietnamese people are angry. At least 15 foreign-owned factories have been set on fire and at least 20 people got killed amid anti-China protests at industrial parks in southern Vietnam. Reuters reports… Continue reading

Biggest ever ivory trafficking in Cambodia.

Sihanoukville customs officials seized more than three tons of ivory from inside two container ships supposedly transporting beans from Malaysia. We confiscated about three tons of ivory hidden in two containers of beans… Continue reading