INTERNATIONAL Tehran, Iran – Iran has freed a Vietnamese oil tanker that it had seized for trying to “steal” its oil in late October following a confrontation with the United States Navy in the Sea of Oman. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in a statement on Wednesday confirmed that the Sothys[…]
As the mother of missing Cape Town man Mushfiq Daniels wages a desperate search for her son in Vietnam, family and friends have made a call for urgent funding and assistance. Mushfiq has been missing in Vietnam for the past four months and his disappearance has been shrouded in mystery.[…]
There has been a renewed hope of having South African teacher, Mushfiq Daniels, return home following recent sightings in Ho Cho Minh City, Vietnam. But, his family is in need of more support to continue their search. Daniels’ family traveled to Vietnam shortly after the 28-year-old went missing in July.[…]
Four months after her son, John Bothma, disappeared without a trace in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Coleen Bothma has finally managed to secure a flight from South Africa to Vietnam where she hopes to get answers. John and another South African teacher, Mushfiq Daniels, were both reported missing in Vietnam[…]
Three South African men are embroiled in complex international situations with little hope of return. South African photo-journalist Shiraaz Mohamed is being held hostage by an armed group in Syria while John Bothma and Mushfiq Daniels have disappeared without a trace while staying in Vietnam. Founder of the Gift of[…]
By Anees Teladia Police in Vietnam have officially launched a search for two South African citizens who have both gone missing in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. The latest disappearance is of twenty-eight-year-old Mushfiq Daniels from Surrey Estate, Cape Town, who has been working as an English teacher in[…]
Vietnam, which defeated a massive US invasion in the 1970s, says it supports Washington’s intervention in the Asia Pacific “if it brings peace, stability and prosperity” to the region, the country’s top military official told US counterparts in Hanoi. Senior Lieutenant-General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Vietnam’s deputy defense minister, met on[…]
The United States announced an end to its embargo on sales of lethal arms to Vietnam on Monday, an historic step that draws a line under the two countries’ old enmity and underscores their shared concerns about Beijing’s growing military clout. The move came during President Barack Obama’s first visit[…]
Vietnam would welcome the United States “accelerating” the lifting of a lethal arms embargo, which would reflect trust between the two countries and recognition of its needs to defend itself, its foreign ministry said on Thursday. The comment by Vietnam comes just over a week ahead of a visit to[…]
The following is part of series focusing on Muslim communities and minorities around the world. Whilst the Rohingya community in Myanmar have faced untold hardships since becoming the subject of ethnic Buddhist aggression in 2012, their plight, which has attracted both international attention and condemnation, has largely overshadowed the existence[…]
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