Vietnam slams Beijing’s South China Sea incursions 

Vietnam has denounced “illegal” incursions into its territorial waters by Chinese survey vessels, calling for support at an Asean meeting in Bangkok this week.  Vietnamese...

Live pangolins found on Vietnam bus

Thirty live pangolins have been found individually wrapped in a box on a bus in Vietnam’s Ha Tinh province that had come from Laos.  The...

Vietnam calls on China to remove oil drillship

Vietnam has asked China to remove an oil drillship that is operating near the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea after Beijing reportedly...

EU trade deal to further boost Vietnam economy

Vietnam and the European Union have signed a trade deal to eliminate 99 per cent of tariffs on goods to the bloc, which could...

Vietnam faces Trump’s trade stick

The boom in Vietnamese exports to the US appears to be in jeopardy as Donald Trump is now targeting his key regional ally in...

Vietnam booms amid Trump trade threat

Vietnam's economy expanded faster than expected in the second quarter as it benefits from the trade war between China and the US.  GDP rose 6.7...

US citizen jailed for 12 years in Vietnam 

A Vietnamese-American father of four has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in Vietnam for "attempting to overthrow the state” amid what is...

Vietnam asks Russia to help preserve Ho Chi Minh corpse

Vietnam has appointed a special team of embalming specialists, including four Russian scientists from Moscow’s Lenin Lab, to preserve the corpse of independence hero...

Vietnam set for Asean’s fastest growth: report 

Vietnam’s economy has been forecast to grow at around 6.7 per cent this year, the fastest rate in Asean, according to the UK Institute...

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...

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