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US, Vietnam sign agreement to resolve trade disputes over the imports of Vietnamese shrimp to the US, per the US Commerce Department - Reuters

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South China Sea dispute

Vietnam detains dozens at anti-China protest in Hanoi - AP

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South China Sea dispute

Japanese, Vietnamese prime ministers agree that court ruling on South China Sea dispute must be observed, Kyodo News agency reports - Reuters

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South China Sea dispute

Vietnam Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh on South China Sea ruling: 'Vietnam strongly supports the resolution of the disputes in the South China Sea by peaceful means, including diplomatic and legal processes and refraining from the use or threats to use force, in accordance with international law' - South China Morning Post

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Vietnam says it welcomes Hague's ruling on South China Sea dispute between China and Philippines; reasserts it claim to Paracel and Spratly Islands - @mranti

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South China Sea

Vietnam protests Chinese military drill in contested South China Sea, demands that China stop - AP

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Taiwan

Taiwanese steel plant run by Formosa Unit responsible for release of toxic wastewater in central Vietnam will pay Vietnam $500 million in compensation for damages, say government officials - VN Express

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Vietnam

Vietnamese court sentences 73-year-old Australian woman to death for trafficking heroin hidden in bars of soap, state media reports - Reuters

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Vietnam

Vietnam recovers 8 bodies from missing search plane - AP

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Vietnam

Vietnamese rescuers find pieces of missing search plane that had 9 people aboard while attempting to locate a pilot from a crashed fighter jet - AP

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Vietnam

22-year-old British backpacker found dead in northern Vietnam, days after he was last seen - BBC News

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Obama visits Vietnam and Japan, May 2016

Photo: President Obama descends Marine One after landing at the White House, concludes trip to Vietnam and Japan - @jeffmason1

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Obama visits Vietnam and Japan, May 2016

Video: Vietnamese rapper briefly performs before asking a question at President Obama's town hall in Ho Chi Mihn City - @DavidNakamura

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Obama visits Vietnam and Japan, May 2016

Photo: US President Obama holds Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative town hall in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - @Schultz44

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Obama visits Vietnam and Japan, May 2016

Photo: US Secretary of State John Kerry briefs White House reporters in Saigon, says US forges new relationship with Vietnam out of ashes of war - @locamama

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Obama visits Vietnam and Japan, May 2016

President Obama, during speech in Vietnam, says US will train Vietnamese military to become UN peacekeepers - White House live feed

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Obama visits Vietnam and Japan, May 2016

President Obama in Vietnam: Upholding civil rights 'does not pose threats to civility,' it strengthens it ... all countries need to keep working on civic systems - White House live feed

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Obama visits Vietnam and Japan, May 2016

Photo: President Obama addresses Viatnemese people at National Convention in Hanoi, Vietnam - @anitakumar01

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Obama visits Vietnam and Japan, May 2016

President Obama in Vietnam: Big nations should not bully smaller ones, disputes should be solved peacefully ... I look forward to continue 'spirit of reconciliation' when visiting Laos - White House live feed

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Obama visits Vietnam and Japan, May 2016

President Obama announces 1st independent university in Vietnam will open in Ho Chi Min City to provide 'world-class education' - White House live feed

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