FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Tensions between Vietnam and China have risen higher than they’ve been in years, thanks to a series of incidents in the South China Sea, an area believed by both nations to be rich in oil and gas as well as home to important global shipping routes. On Sunday, anti-China protests in the Vietnamese capital were shut down by police for the second week in a row. Read more from Helen Clark in Time magazine.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Hillary Clinton, America’s secretary of state, was for the most part shown a very warm welcome in Vietnam last month. Not everything she had to say however brought smiles to the […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — A couple of years ago I was on a mini bus on Vietnam’s Cat Ba Island, a popular tourist spot near Ha Long Bay. I got talking to the woman next […]