Vietnam downgrades growth forecast

The Mekong Delta: Vietnam’s rice bowl. Source: Flickr Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP) projection for 2016 has been reassessed and is now far lower than...

Vietnam jails influential bloggers

Vietnam's presidential palace. Source: Wikimedia Hanoi has jailed a well-known political blogger and his assistant for "abusing democratic freedom", their lawyer announced, in a verdict...

IMF chief tells Vietnam to reform

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde. Source: Flickr Vietnam could be vulnerable to external financial shocks if it does not introduce banking reforms and restructure state-controlled enterprises,...

IMF chief tells Vietnam to reform

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde. Source: Flickr Vietnam could be vulnerable to external financial shocks if it does not introduce banking reforms and restructure state-controlled enterprises,...

Vietnam protest marks Spratly battle anniversary

Hoan Kiem, Hanoi. Source: Wikimedia Demonstrators have marched in Hanoi to mark the 28th anniversary of a naval battle for the Spratly islands in the...

Silicon Valley investors set up in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh’s tech sector is attracting global attention. Source: Wikimedia Silicon Valley venture capital firm 500 Startups is starting a US$10-million fund for Vietnam to back...

Vietnam growth looking unsustainable

Hanoi has been booming in recent years. Source: All Free Photos Vietnam's economy was one of the world’s fastest growing nations last year with a...

Beijing brushes off US admiral’s remarks

A mock-up of a “future” Woody Island in the Paracel Islands. Source: Deviantart Beijing has criticised a US admiral on the South China Sea and urged Washington...

Vietnam asks India to extract oil in contested sea

The Shenyang J-11 is among the jets apparently deployed on the militarised Woody Island. Source: Wikimedia Vietnam has asked India to explore and exploit natural resources...

Vietnam: political change, economic stability

The sun is rising on Vietnam's economy. Source: Wikimedia  The markets have been worried by the Vietnamese Communist Party’s apparent inability to opt for a...

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