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Kamala Harris' Vietnam Flight Delayed For Hours Amid Havana Syndrome Scare

Aug 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Havana Syndrome is the name for a rash of mysterious health incidents first reported by American diplomats and other government employees in the Cuba capital beginning in 2016.

Why Kamala Harris’ Asia Visit Amid Afghan Crisis Is Important

Aug 23, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Kamala Harris will become the first US vice president to travel to Vietnam. Her visit, however, comes at a time of a humiliating withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan.


New Covid Variant Found In Vietnam

Vietnam's Health Minister says the new variant has spread to 30 of Vietnam's 63 municipalities and provinces, and could be responsible for a recent surge in confirmed cases.

‘China Using People's Armed Forces Maritime Militia To Expand Control Over South China Sea’

May 26, 2021 Sanjay Kumar

Carl Schuster, an expert on maritime issues speaks to Outlook about China’s growing naval assertiveness across the Indo-Pacific.


ASEAN Free Trade Pact To Be Signed Today, India Stays Out

The 16 RCEP members, including China, account for 39 per cent of the global GDP and 30 per cent of the total trade.

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14 November, 2020

US Pitches For Free And Open Indo-Pacific In ASEAN Summit

PTI

The virtual ASEAN summit, which kicked off on Thursday, is taking place amid China's aggressive behaviour in the disputed South China Sea.


11 November, 2020

PM Modi To Co-Chair Virtual India-ASEAN Summit With Vietnamese PM

PTI

Virtual summit aims to focus on steps to recover from economic turmoil triggered by the pandemic


29 October, 2020

8 killed, 42 Missing In Landslides In Typhoon-Hit Vietnam

Associated Press (AP)

Rescuers dug up eight bodies in Tra Van village where a hillside collapsed on houses: Reports


06 May, 2019

New Satellite Image Reveals North Korean Missile Launch

Outlook Web Bureau

The missile test, North Korea's first since 2017, serves as a clear warning of leader Kim Jong-un's frustration at the state of talks with the US, which have been deadlocked since President Donald Trump walked out of their Vietnam summit early in February.


26 February, 2019

North Korea's Kim Arrives In Vietnam For Nuclear Summit With Donald Trump

Outlook Web Bureau

Following a historic first meeting in Singapore in June that produced a vaguely worded statement about Kim's nuclear arsenal, analysts say the second summit in Vietnam's capital Hanoi must this time put substance ahead of bonhomie.


18 March, 2018

Vietnam's Controversial 'Bikini Airline' To Start Direct Flights To New Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Run by woman entrepreneur Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, Vietjet Air is popularly known as "bikini airline".


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05 March, 2018

China In Mind, US Aircraft Carrier Arrives In Vietnam First Time Since End Of The War

Outlook Web Bureau

The move is seen as the former foes' attempt to bolster military ties in the face of Beijing's build-up in the disputed South China Sea.



08 November, 2017

Every One Of My Medals Is A Story Of Struggle, Says Mary Kom

Outlook Web Bureau

Mary Kom, a five-time world champion and Olympic bronze- medallist, scripted history on Wednesday by becoming the first boxer to claim five gold medals at the continental meet in the Vietnamese city of Ho Chi Minh.


08 November, 2017

Mary Kom Wins Her Fifth Gold Medal In The Asian Boxing Championship

Outlook Web Bureau

She clinched the title after beating North Korea's Hyang Mi Kim


07 November, 2017

Mary Kom Enters Asian Championships Final, Eyes Fifth Gold Medal

Outlook Web Bureau

Mary Kom defeated Japan's Tsubasa Komura in a unanimous 5-0 verdict to make the summit clash for the fifth time in her six appearances at the event.


15 September, 2017

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23 August, 2017

Why Brahmos Sale To Vietnam Is No Violation Of Missile Technology Control Regime Commitments

Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan

Brahmos is a ramjet supersonic cruise missile, developed by Russia’s NPO Mashinostroeyenia and India’s DRDO.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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