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...

Vietnam benefits from US-China trade spat 

Companies in China fear tariffs on exports to the United States amid the growing trade war between the two countries escalates and several employers...

India and Vietnam vow to boost defence cooperation

India and Vietnam have agreed to strengthen bilateral defence and security, agriculture, technology and nuclear, oil, gas and renewable energy cooperation as Vice President...

US starts 10-year Agent Orange cleanup in Vietnam 

A US$183-million, 10-year cleanup operation has begun at a former US compound in Vietnam where Agent Orange was stored, causing generations of severe birth...

Vietnam using cyber law to jail critics: NGO

Six Vietnamese activists and bloggers are facing lengthy jail terms for their peaceful opposition to the Communist authorities, according to lobby group Human Rights...

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