Vietnamese PM Nguyen Tan Dung arrives today, a dozen pacts likely to be inked
Many drinkers, however, say the proposal shows how out of touch officials are because of the popularity of the outdoor bars.
President speaks to Indian diaspora in Vietnam on governance.
The President would inaugurate an Indian Studies Centre in the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Administration.
Several Asian nations are arming up, their wary eyes fixed squarely on one country: a resurgent China.
MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said on Friday, “India and Vietnam enjoy excellent political relations.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said last month that Vietnam was considering legal action against the Chinese move.
The daylong sports festival was held on Vietnamese-occupied Southwest Cay Island and also included cultural presentations.
It is the worst breakdown in ties between two Communist neighbours since the short border war in 1979.
Anti-Chinese sentiment is never far from the surface in Vietnam.
There were about a hundred people sent to the hospital last night. Many were Chinese, said a doctor.
Amitabh Mattoo said, “Chinese assertiveness is bordering on aggressiveness and there seems to be a pattern to Chinese Maritime behaviour.”
China’s stationing of the oil rig is widely seen as one of its most provocative steps in asserting its sovereignty in the South China Sea.
Dissident bloggers are accused of violating Article 258, which carries a maximum seven-years jail sentence.
The area of the search would be widened from Tuesday, Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, the head of Malaysia’s Civil Aviation Authority, said.