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US hopes for second Vietnam aircraft carrier visit this year: official

The United States hopes to reach agreement with Vietnam on another aircraft carrier visit to the country this year.

At delicate moment, US weighs warship passage through Taiwan Strait

A U.S. warship passage could be seen in Taiwan as a fresh sign of support after a series of Chinese military drills.

First China-made aircraft carrier starts sea trials: state media

The ship will allow China to beef up its navy as it asserts its claims in the disputed South China Sea.
May 13, 2018 | 10:33 am GMT+7

US sailors visit Vietnamese shelter for victims of Agent Orange

'There is still room for the U.S. government and American people to understand the impact of Agent Orange on Vietnamese people.'
March 07, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

US sailors seek to build ties in historic Vietnam visit

Sailors aboard a U.S. aircraft carrier took part in cultural activities with locals in the Vietnamese city of Da Nang on Tuesday.
March 07, 2018 | 08:33 am GMT+7

US Navy chefs get a crash-course in Vietnamese cuisine

Chefs from the USS Carl Vinson have been introduced to three traditional delicacies in Da Nang with help from their local counterparts.
March 06, 2018 | 03:14 pm GMT+7

US aircraft carrier band performs classic Vietnamese song in Da Nang

The U.S. Navy won the hearts of many locals in Da Nang with their rendition of a song by the famous late composer Trinh Cong Son.
March 06, 2018 | 12:03 pm GMT+7

‘Historic’ US aircraft carrier visit in Vietnam raises global headlines, and expectations

The USS Carl Vinson's arrival aims to boost ties between the former foes and help maintain regional security.
March 06, 2018 | 11:52 am GMT+7

Take a look at giant US aircraft carrier in central Vietnam

The USS Carl Vinson has made history by becoming the first U.S. aircraft carrier to dock in Vietnam since the war ended in 1975.
March 06, 2018 | 10:57 am GMT+7

Vietnam welcomes US aircraft carrier as bilateral ties reach new milestone

The visit 'demonstrates U.S. support for a strong, prosperous and independent Vietnam,' U.S. ambassador to Vietnam said.
March 05, 2018 | 06:08 pm GMT+7

Vietnam seeks to pacify China as landmark US carrier visit signals warming ties

For months now, Vietnam has been working to ease the concerns of China over the visit and the prospect of broader security co-operation with the U.S.
March 04, 2018 | 01:05 pm GMT+7

China ready to build larger aircraft carriers, paper says

China Shipbuilding said earlier this week they were developing technologies to build a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.
March 02, 2018 | 09:32 am GMT+7

US aircraft carrier to make landmark visit to Vietnam in March

Ties between the U.S. and Vietnam have grown through shared concerns over China’s aggressive behavior in disputed waters.
February 26, 2018 | 10:52 am GMT+7

Vietnamese ambassador to the US visits aircraft carrier in Virginia

Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh's tour of the USS George H.W. Bush is said to mark the development of Vietnam-U.S. relations.
February 25, 2018 | 11:15 am GMT+7

'US presence matters' says admiral on carrier in East Sea

The United States is sending its aircraft carrier on a mission through the contested waters, which will include a visit to Vietnam.
February 15, 2018 | 03:39 pm GMT+7
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