Stories tagged: vietnam
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019
Ten teenagers were among the 39 Vietnamese found dead in a truck container in southeast England last month, local police said Friday while relaying for the first time details of …
Fri., Nov. 1, 2019
Police in Vietnam and Ireland made three new arrests Friday in the sprawling investigation into the deaths of 39 people found in a refrigerated truck container in southeast England last …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 3, 2019
The Spokane Valley resident lives with his 103-year-old WWII veteran father in a home he’s added to for the past 30 years. He’s also the chaplain of the Combat Veteran …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
Vietnam has pulled the Hollywood animation movie “Abominable” from theaters for featuring a scene with a map containing the controversial South China Sea nine-dash line, state media reported.
Sat., Aug. 17, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Genesis Event Center in north Spokane was packed with people of many ethnicities Saturday to celebrate Vietnamese Heritage Day.
Sat., March 17, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 …