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Pentagon accuses China of breaking commitment to peace in South China Sea

China's interference in Vietnam's oil and gas activities at sea contradicts its professed commitment to peace, the U.S. Department of Defense has said.

Bi Rain heads line-up of South Korean stars for Vietnam concert

South Korean singer Bi Rain will perform in Hanoi this June, along with several other K-pop bands.

Pentagon shifting $1 billion to fund border wall construction

The U.S. Department of Defense shifted $1 billion to begin new wall construction along the U.S.-Mexico border.
March 28, 2019 | 01:31 pm GMT+7

Pentagon intel official pleads guilty in Chinese spying case

A former U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency official will be jailed for 15 years after pleading guilty Friday to charges of attempting to sell classified information to the Chinese.
March 16, 2019 | 10:04 am GMT+7

Acting Pentagon chief not decided yet on funding border wall

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday he had not yet determined whether a border wall with Mexico was a military necessity.
February 17, 2019 | 10:07 am GMT+7

Trump tells Mattis he is 100 percent behind him after 'Democrat' jab

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Donald Trump has reassured him of his full support.
October 16, 2018 | 02:37 pm GMT+7

US approves possible $330 million military sale to Taiwan: Pentagon

The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of military aircraft worth up to $330 million, the Pentagon said Monday.
September 25, 2018 | 08:24 am GMT+7

US to sharply limit refugee flows to 30,000 in 2019

Trump campaigned in 2016 promising tight restrictions on immigration, and his administration has sharply reduced refugee admissions.
September 18, 2018 | 09:23 am GMT+7

US military may house immigrant children as Trump policy beset by confusion

Video footage of children sitting in cages and an audiotape of wailing children sparked worldwide anger.
June 22, 2018 | 08:51 am GMT+7

US weighs multinational military response to Syria attack: sources

No specific plans have been disclosed, but Trump promised forceful action.
April 10, 2018 | 08:18 am GMT+7

Beijing blasts Pentagon report on Chinese military as damaging trust

China condemned the U.S. Defense Department's annual report on the Chinese military on Sunday, calling it deliberate distortion that has "severely damaged" mutual trust.
May 15, 2016 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

Asian nations seeking closer US ties over China: Pentagon

Asian countries are seeking to strengthen military ties with the United States in the face of Beijing's expansionist ambitions in the South China Sea or the East Sea to Vietnam, Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said Friday ahead of a regional visit that will not include a China stop.
April 09, 2016 | 08:16 am GMT+7
 
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