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Japan Gives Vessels to Vietnam to Boost Maritime Security

Japan will give Vietnam six used vessels as part of an aid package to help the Southeast Asian country improve its maritime security. The deal signed Friday by visiting Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Vietnam's planning and investment minister, Bui Quang Vinh, is worth about $5 million.  The vessels will be accompanied by training and equipment to help the Vietnamese coast guard and fisheries surveillance effort. The aid comes as relations between Vietnam and China...

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