Edition:
International

James Pearson

VP Harris says U.S. will 'speak up' on South China Sea

Aug 26 2021

HANOI (Reuters) -The United States welcomes competition and does not seek conflict with Beijing, but will speak up on issues like maritime disputes in the South China Sea, Vice President Kamala Harris said on Thursday as she concluded a trip to Southeast Asia. | Video

U.S., China accuse each other of 'bullying' nations

Aug 25 2021

HANOI (Reuters) -U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday again charged China with bullying its Southeast Asian neighbours, the second time in two days she has attacked Beijing during a regional visit, as Washington tries to rally regional partners to take on China's growing economic and military influence. | Video

UPDATE 2-U.S., China accuse each other of "bullying" nations

Aug 25 2021

HANOI, Aug 25 U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday again charged China with bullying its Southeast Asian neighbours, the second time in two days she has attacked Beijing during a regional visit aimed at countering China's growing influence.

China state media says U.S. VP Harris seeking to divide Asia

Aug 24 2021

HANOI/SHANGHAI, Aug 25 Chinese state media on Wednesday accused U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris of seeking to drive a wedge between China and its Southeast Asian neighbours with her comments that Beijing used coercion and intimidation to back its South China Sea claims.

U.S. VP Harris forges on with Vietnam trip despite mystery 'health incident'

Aug 24 2021

HANOI Vice President Kamala Harris pushed ahead with a trip to Vietnam on Tuesday after delaying the visit over concerns due to a health incident potentially related to the mysterious Havana syndrome.

Chinese hackers stole Mekong data from Cambodian foreign ministry - sources

Jul 22 2021

PHNOM PENH/HANOI (Reuters) -Buried in a long U.S. indictment accusing China of a global cyberespionage campaign was a curious detail: Among the governments targeted by Chinese hackers was Cambodia, one of Beijing's most loyal Asian allies.

U.S. rejects China maritime claims, calls for ASEAN action on Myanmar

Jul 14 2021

HANOI The United States rejects China's "unlawful" maritime claims in the South China Sea and stands with Southeast Asian countries facing Chinese "coercion", Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday.

Blinken calls on Southeast Asian nations to take action on Myanmar

Jul 14 2021

HANOI, July 14 The United States has "deep concerns" about the military coup in Myanmar and called on Southeast Asian nations to take action to end violence and restore democracy in the country, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday.

How Vietnam's 'influencer' army wages information warfare on Facebook

Jul 09 2021

HANOI In Vietnam, where the state is fighting a fierce online battle against political dissent, social media "influencers" are more likely to be soldiers than celebrities.

Vietnam capital announces movement curbs after record COVID-19 cases

Jul 08 2021

HANOI Vietnam's capital Hanoi imposed movement restrictions on Thursday to try to keep at bay an expanding coronavirus outbreak, as authorities reported a record rise in cases, most of those in the southern economic hub.

World News