Monday, 4 July, 2022

Topic: Vietnam

US, EU’s immunisation drive stumbles amid vaccine shortages & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

China, Vietnam have shown way of dealing with pandemic even in absence of vaccine, says top IMF official

Local restrictions, rapid testing, and rapid tracing are some of the key measures in dealing with the outbreak, Hlge Berger, Assistant Director of Asia & Pacific Dept of IMF said.

India, Vietnam to conduct 2-day naval exercise in South China Sea

INS Kiltan has been sent to the country to deliver relief material for flood-affected people in central Vietnam and it will participate in the exercise from 26 to 27 December.

South China Sea, defence cooperation — What India, Vietnam discussed at virtual summit

PM Modi said Vietnam is a key partner in the Indo-Pacific initiative, and cooperation can make an important contribution in maintaining peace in the region.

India, Vietnam cooperation can make major contribution in Indo-Pacific region, says PM Modi

At a virtual summit with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Narendra Modi said India looks at its ties with Vietnam with a long-term and strategic perspective.

India, Vietnam to boost defence, security ties in ‘uncertain’ world, envoy says before PMs’ meet

PM Modi and Vietnam PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc will hold a virtual summit Monday; Ambassador Pham says countries’ Comprehensive Strategic Partnership needs deepening.

Apple suppliers’ exodus from China won’t slow down under Biden

Apple Inc.'s decision to move some production of iPads and MacBooks to Vietnam suggests a longer-term migration that could impact the company & China’s role as a workshop to the world.

Rajnath Singh assures ‘friend’ Vietnam of help modernising its armed forces

India has been in talks with Vietnam, which has maritime border issues with China in the South China Sea, over Hanoi’s interest in acquiring supersonic cruise missile BrahMos.

How Apple’s shift in supply chains is creating boomtowns in Vietnam

Growth in foreign investment in Vietnam's Bac Giang province is almost doubling every year and the province forecasts exports value to reach $11 billion, a tenfold leap in 6 years.

There is one community in US that will vote for Trump en bloc

A Vietnamese-origin journalist recently conducted an informal poll on Facebook. And the results are clear.

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.