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Vietnam says Chinese vessel violated its sovereignty in South China Sea

20 July, 2019

HANOI – Vietnam on Friday accused a Chinese oil survey vessel and its escorts of violating its sovereignty and demanded that China remove the ships from Vietnamese waters. Vietnam and

18 July, 2019

Ex-chairman of Vietnam’s BIDV bank dies in detention

HANOI – A former head of Vietnam‘s second largest listed bank, the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), has died in detention, state media and

03 July, 2019

US slaps duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan

WASHINGTON – The US Commerce Department says it will impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then shipped to Vietnam

02 July, 2019

Vietnam says will have African swine fever vaccine ‘soon’, experts sceptical

HANOI – Vietnam says it has had initial success in creating a vaccine to fight African swine fever, which has infected farms throughout the Southeast Asian country and prompted the

30 June, 2019

Vietnam, EU sign landmark free trade deal

Hanoi – The European Union has signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia, paving the way for tariff

Vietnam jails man for 8 years on charge of trying to overthrow state

HANOI – A court in Vietnam has jailed for eight years a man who formerly worked as a lawyer, on a charge of attempting to overthrow the state, just days

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Vietnam jails American for 12 years on charge of attempting to overthrow state

HANOI – A court in Vietnam has sentenced a US citizen to 12 years in prison after finding him guilty of “attempting to overthrow the state” in a trial that

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21 June, 2019 | Vietnam News

Vietnam calls in Russian experts to help preserve corpse of Ho Chi Minh

HANOI – Vietnam has formed a special team of experts, including four Russian scientists, to help preserve the embalmed body of the Communist-ruled state’s founding leader, Ho Chi Minh, according

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18 June, 2019 | Vietnam News

Vietnam culls 2.5 mln pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak – officials

HANOI – Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting every province of the

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13 June, 2019 | Vietnam News

Vietnam jails former bosses of state shipbuilder for $1-mln graft

HANOI – Vietnam has jailed four former heads of state-owned shipbuilder Vinashin for terms of up to 17 years over abuse of power and embezzlement, state media said, as the

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