POW-turned-Sen. McCain hosts Hanoi's top Communist

Jul 9, 2015

POW-turned-Sen. McCain hosts Hanoi's top Communist

Forty-seven years after getting shot down over Hanoi, where he would languish as a prisoner of war, John McCain shared images of his painful past Wednesday with an unlikely visitor: Vietnam’s Communist Party boss. Nguyen Phu Trong, the party’s first general secretary to visit ...

Top Vietnamese Communist Party leader visits Oval Office

Jul 7, 2015

Top Vietnamese Communist Party leader visits Oval Office

President Barack Obama will receive the head of Vietnam’s Communist Party on Tuesday in the Oval Office, in an extraordinary meeting for an unelected leader in the single-party country that has alarmed some American lawmakers. Just after the 40-year anniversary of the fall of ...

Have searchers' sonars missed the wreckage of Flight 370?

| Jul 4, 2015

Have searchers' sonars missed the wreckage of Flight 370?

Amid rising frustrations over the expensive search for the vanished Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, experts are questioning the competence of the company in charge, including whether search crews may have passed over the sunken wreckage without noticing. Such carping in a small, fiercely competitive ...

Jun 15, 2015

Vietnam fishing crew say they were attacked by Chinese vessels

A Vietnamese fishing crew said they were attacked by a Chinese vessel using water cannon in disputed waters near the Paracel Islands, Vietnam’s state media reported Monday. The wooden Vietnamese fishing boat from central Quang Ngai province was near the Paracels — known as ...