Three jailed for waving South Vietnam flag

The US left many loyalists behind in South Vietnam in 1975. Source: Wikimedia Three Vietnamese women who waved the national flags of the former South...

US blasts religious repression 

Freedom of worship was harshly limited last year in Vietnam and Myanmar, where Muslims and Christians in the Buddhist-majority union were harassed by government...

Vietnam’s boom tipped to continue 

Vietnam’s economy could eclipse that of Singapore by 2029 as it has the potential to grow at about 6-6.5 per cent, DBS Bank has...

ADB extends $2M assistance to combat coronavirus

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has shelled out $2 million in fresh funds to support efforts in combating the spread of the 2019 novel...

Hanoi fortifies islands 

SU-30s have been deployed to the South China Sea. Source: Flickr Vietnam has fortified several islands in the disputed South China Sea with mobile rocket...

Hanoi red-faced over Berlin kidnap 

A German court has sentenced a Vietnamese man to three years and 10 months in jail for taking part in a daytime kidnapping of...

ASEAN, US to launch maritime drill, fight “wrongdoings”

THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has joined forces with the United States in holding maritime exercises which were aimed at preventing other...

Vietnam condemns Chinese oil rig

A Vietnam People's Navy honour guard. Source: Wikipedia Hanoi has warned Beijing not to drill in the contested waters of the South China Sea, after...

Study praises Vietnam productivity

 Hoa Lu, Red River delta, Vietnam. It is easy to see how the Vietnamese have been coaxed away from the paddies. Source: Flickr Vietnam's workforce...

Vietnam enters Pacific trade deal

Vietnam’s entry this week into the 11-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, to be followed by a trade agreement with the EU, will give Hanoi...

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