Vietnam uncovers 90,000 cases of smuggling in first half of 2017

The number of cases may have fallen, but authorities say that just means smugglers are becoming more sophisticated. 

Vietnam's fuel imports may drop as Dung Quat oil refinery tax cut finally felt

Lower tax will help boost 2017 Dung Quat output by 20 percent.

3 reasons why telco giant Viettel's global expansion is booming

Strong international markets, favorable exchange rates and new services have led to record revenues.

South Korea tips fastest growth in three years in 2017

The forecast for 2017 marks the strongest projected growth of the South Korean economy since GDP expanded by 3.3 ...

Michael Kors to buy luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion

Michael Kors has been struggling in recent quarters with declining same-store sales as fewer people visit its ...

Fairy tales overcome nightmares at S.Korea’s militarized border town

'Fairy tales come true in Paju', is the advertising lure from the Korean Tourism Board.

Into the swamps with Hanoi's eel king

A military career left this man with a skill you might not expect.

Fairy tales overcome nightmares at S.Korea’s militarized border town

'Fairy tales come true in Paju', is the advertising lure from the Korean Tourism Board.

Think your apartment is too small? Take a look at this ‘cage home’ in Hanoi

This super-tiny apartment in the heart of the capital has been home to two men for 20 years.

The force is female: India's women cops take a stand

All-female police units are shaking up the male-dominated force in conservative northwest India, hitting the ...

30 years and still going strong: A banh xeo legacy in central Vietnam

It’s not strange to find yourself standing in line waiting for a crispy pancake at this restaurant.