Stories tagged: Vietnam
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 5:26 p.m.
When people think of Vietnamese culture, Thuy Nguyen wants more to come to mind than just the food. That was the aim of Saturday’s Vietnamese Heritage Day at the Genesis …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 8:05 p.m.
The nuclear summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has collapsed amid a standoff over U.S. sanctions
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 12:06 p.m.
With North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on an armored train barreling through China toward Vietnam’s capital, and U.S. President Donald Trump en route to Hanoi, Vietnamese officials scrambled Monday …
Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:37 p.m.
At a barbershop tucked away in a Hanoi alley, Le Phuc Hai patiently waits for the dye to turn his black hair the orange shade of President Donald Trump’s locks.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 8:11 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will hold a two-day summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam to continue his efforts to persuade Kim …
Wed., Jan. 2, 2019
Spokane Valley electronics manufacturer company Key Tronic will open a factory in Vietnam this year as a hedge against the potential for a protracted U.S. trade dispute with China.
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 8:51 a.m.
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, the country’s No. 2 after the ruling Communist Party’s leader, died Friday after a serious illness, the government said. He was 61.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 8:50 p.m.
A statue of a Vietnam veteran holding a letter from home has sat in Riverfront Park for 33 years. Etched on his face is a longing look as he gazes …
Mon., May 28, 2018
Memorial Day is a time to remember the people who died while serving in the military. Monuments are just one way to remember the dead, yet what those memorials represent, …
Sat., April 21, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
The Genesis Event Center in north Spokane was packed with people of many ethnicities Saturday to celebrate Vietnamese Heritage Day.
Sat., March 17, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
Phan Van Khai, an architect of Vietnam’s economic rise and the country’s first prime minister to visit the United States after the end of the war, died Saturday. He was …
Fri., March 16, 2018, 12:37 p.m.
With talk of peace and cooperation rather than hatred, more than a thousand people marked the 50th anniversary Friday of the My Lai massacre in Vietnam, the most notorious episode …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries signed a sweeping free trade agreement Thursday to streamline trade and slash tariffs on the same day that President Donald Trump was expected …
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 8:43 a.m.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is cozying up to senior Vietnamese officials, hoping to strengthen an Asian partnership in the face of China’s more aggressive military stance.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
As an infant, Dao Nguyen was burned and disfigured in an accident. Now, with a team of filmmakers in tow, Nguyen believes her story will change hearts and minds in …
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 8 a.m.
A powerful storm that left a trail of death and destruction in the Philippines was downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday and failed to make landfall in Vietnam.
Mon., Dec. 25, 2017, 12:16 p.m.
Hundreds of thousands of people in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta were evacuated as the region braced for the arrival of Typhoon Tembin after the storm left more than 160 people dead …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
An annual Pacific Rim summit is sticking with its tradition of promoting free trade and closer regional ties, shrugging off President Donald Trump’s “America First” approach.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries have announced an agreement on pushing ahead with a free-trade deal whose destiny was uncertain after President Donald Trump dropped it.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 7:21 a.m.
President Donald Trump marked his first Veterans Day in office saluting American veterans in Vietnam, home to one of the most polarizing conflicts in U.S. history.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump have a full agenda for their likely encounter on the sidelines of a Pacific nations’ summit this week, the Kremlin said …
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
A powerful typhoon that rocked Vietnam has killed at least 44 people, left more than a dozen missing and caused extensive damage to the country’s south-central region ahead of a …
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
A powerful typhoon battering Vietnam has killed at least 27 people and left 22 others missing amid extensive damage along the south-central coast, officials said Sunday.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 5:58 p.m.
Republican Sen. John McCain declined to label President Donald Trump a “draft dodger” Monday even as he renewed his veiled criticism of medical deferments that kept Trump from serving in …
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Floods and landslides after a tropical depression have killed at least 37 people, left another 40 missing and damaged homes and crops in northern and central Vietnam, officials said.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Vietnam’s annual water buffalo fighting festival resumed Thursday despite calls for an end to the traditional event because of its violence.
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017
The following editorial is from the Chicago Tribune. Is there a more painful game of “What if?” that Americans could play than to wonder what the 1960s, and today, would …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 2:16 p.m.
As Kim Jong Un’s antics in North Korea capture global attention, China is quietly moving to bolster its grip on disputed territory in the South China Sea.
Mon., July 24, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
An Air Force pilot has been laid to rest in his home state of Montana more than 48 years after being shot down during the Vietnam War.
Sun., July 2, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
A traditional water buffalo fight in northern Vietnam was suspended after an animal attacked and killed its owner, in the first human fatality since the sport resumed after the Vietnam …