Stories tagged: Vietnam
Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 4:27 p.m.
Rocky Bleier thought he made peace with what happened in a rice paddy in Vietnam on Aug. 20, 1969. What the former Pittsburgh Steelers running back didn’t have though was …
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 12:13 p.m.
The sons of Ben and Hattie Davis give special meaning to the term “band of brothers.” Eleven in all, their combined 158 years of service to the U.S. military make …
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 10:22 p.m.
More than 700 Vietnam-era veterans are in Spokane this week for the Vietnam Veterans of America’s 19th biennial convention, but only a couple hundred made it up the hill for …
Tue., July 9, 2019, 11:40 a.m.
Nintendo Co. plans to start making its Switch video game console in Vietnam this year, transferring some of its production from China, a company spokesman said Tuesday.
Mon., June 10, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
Vietnam’s government says it is taking more steps to prevent Chinese companies from using illegal “Made in Vietnam” labels to avoid high tariffs that have been imposed by the United …
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.