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Increased connectivity between India, Vietnam to boost economies of both countries, says Om Birla
India

Increased connectivity between India, Vietnam to boost economies of both countries, says Om Birla

An Indian parliamentary delegation led by Birla arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam on a three-day visit here on Tuesday and held bilateral meetings with several high-level leaders of the country

Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam rescheduled for May 2022 due to COVID-19 wave
Sports

Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam rescheduled for May 2022 due to COVID-19 wave

The event will now run from 12-23 May next year, according to a report on the Vietnam Olympics Committee website, citing a decision made by deputy prime minister Vu Duc Dam

Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam postponed due to COVID-19
Sports

Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam postponed due to COVID-19

Vietnam is struggling to contain a new coronavirus outbreak, and many Southeast Asian Games events were planned in provinces hard hit by the fresh wave of infections.

In photos: The vibrant 'tube houses' that dominate Hanoi's streets and are considered vital by urban architects
Lifestyle

In photos: The vibrant 'tube houses' that dominate Hanoi's streets and are considered vital by urban architects

Tall, thin and brightly coloured, Hanoi's "tube houses" dominate the city's streets as nine million people compete for space in the bustling capital.

'Superhero' delivery man catches toddler after she falls from 12th floor of apartment building in Vietnam's Hanoi
World

'Superhero' delivery man catches toddler after she falls from 12th floor of apartment building in Vietnam's Hanoi

Purported videos show the two-year-old girl dangling from the balcony of the apartment building and the delivery man, Nguyen Ngoc Manh, catching her after she lost grip

Formula 1 2020: Vietnam says no Formula 1 race this year in Hanoi, silent on next year
Sports

Formula 1 2020: Vietnam says no Formula 1 race this year in Hanoi, silent on next year

Planned for early April, the Grand Prix in Hanoi was set to be the third race of the season and the first ever held in the communist nation.

China coronavirus toll stands at 908 with rise in cases following sharp dip on Saturday; WHO experts likely to visit by Tuesday
World

China coronavirus toll stands at 908 with rise in cases following sharp dip on Saturday; WHO experts likely to visit by Tuesday

Mainland China has reported another rise in cases of the new virus after a sharp decline the previous day, while the number of deaths grow by 97 to 908, with at least two more outside the country

Donald Trump says Kim Jong-un offered 'small apology' for recent missile tests, wants to meet again
World

Donald Trump says Kim Jong-un offered 'small apology' for recent missile tests, wants to meet again

North Korea on Saturday fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea

US-South Korea military drills ‘will affect’ proposed working-level nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington: North Korea
World

US-South Korea military drills ‘will affect’ proposed working-level nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington: North Korea

North Korea warned that US-South Korea military drills to be held next month will infuriate Pyongyang. Washington has previously insisted on North Korea's complete denuclearisation as a condition for lifting punishing US sanctions.

Mike Pompeo hopes for US, North Korea to be ‘more creative’ during nuclear talks; discussions likely to resume in July
World

Mike Pompeo hopes for US, North Korea to be ‘more creative’ during nuclear talks; discussions likely to resume in July

Mike Pompeo said he hoped both North Korea and United States could “be a little more creative” when two sides restart talks regarding denuclearisation. Pompeo said negotiations would likely to happen 'sometime in July...probably in the next two or three weeks'.

'Beautiful couple; beauty and the beast': Donald Trump praises Mike Pompeo, Ivanka after meeting with Kim Jong-un
World

'Beautiful couple; beauty and the beast': Donald Trump praises Mike Pompeo, Ivanka after meeting with Kim Jong-un

President Donald Trump on Sunday called his daughter Ivanka Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on stage and referred to them as "a beautiful couple, beauty and the beast"

Ahead of anticipated meeting at G20 summit, Donald Trump’s 'excellent' letter to Kim Jong-un raises hopes of fruitful nuclear dialogue
World

Ahead of anticipated meeting at G20 summit, Donald Trump’s 'excellent' letter to Kim Jong-un raises hopes of fruitful nuclear dialogue

President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong-un an "excellent" letter, the North's state-run news agency reported

North Korea executes special envoy to US after second summit collapse, reports South Korean newspaper
World

North Korea executes special envoy to US after second summit collapse, reports South Korean newspaper

North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday

North Korea disappointed by failure of Hanoi summit, Kim Jong-un rethinking US talks, says Pyongyang official
World

North Korea disappointed by failure of Hanoi summit, Kim Jong-un rethinking US talks, says Pyongyang official

Choe Son Hui questioned the claim by Donald Trump at a news conference after the talks in Hanoi broke down that the North was seeking the lifting of all sanctions against it, and said it was seeking only the ones that are directed at its civilian economy

Denuclearisation of North Korea is possible in Donald Trump's first term, says US state department official
World

Denuclearisation of North Korea is possible in Donald Trump's first term, says US state department official

Trump had walked out of his summit meeting with the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Vietnam's capital, Hanoi as the two leaders could not agree on the various aspects of denuclearisation and its timeline

North Korea omits failed nuclear talks from documentary on Trump-Kim summit, points to possibility of continued negotiations
World

North Korea omits failed nuclear talks from documentary on Trump-Kim summit, points to possibility of continued negotiations

North Korea's state TV aired a documentary glorifying Kim Jong-un's recent visit to Vietnam that omitted the failed nuclear negotiations with President Donald Trump

Kim Jong-un returns to Pyongyang: US, North Korea blame each other for inconclusive summit, but diplomacy to continue
World

Kim Jong-un returns to Pyongyang: US, North Korea blame each other for inconclusive summit, but diplomacy to continue

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un returned home after travelling by train from Vietnam, after his inconclusive high-stakes nuclear summit with Trump

'North Korea has no economic future with nuclear weapons': Donald Trump at Conservative Political Action Conference
World

'North Korea has no economic future with nuclear weapons': Donald Trump at Conservative Political Action Conference

“North Korea has an incredible, brilliant economic future if they make a deal, but they don’t have any economic future if they have nuclear weapons,” Trump said at a Conservative Political Action Conference.

South Korea, US replace spring military exercises with smaller drills to resolve North Korea nuclear crisis with diplomacy
World

South Korea, US replace spring military exercises with smaller drills to resolve North Korea nuclear crisis with diplomacy

The decision announced by the US and South Korea is an olive branch to North Korea. But it will likely raise worries about how the allies will maintain their readiness in the event that military tensions erupt again in the wake of the recently failed summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Kim Jong-un pays tribute to Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam before departing for North Korea via China
World

Kim Jong-un pays tribute to Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam before departing for North Korea via China

Kim Jong-un adjusted the ribbons on a large wreath emblazoned with his name and the message "Cherishing the memory of President Ho Chi Minh" before bowing his head for no less than 48 seconds.