Hanoi woman's Facebook rant goes viral after red tape delays family funeral

Red-faced officials have apologized and asked her to remove the post, but she wants to see real change.

Hanoi's disgruntled villagers to fight gov't decision over high-profile land dispute

Months after the tensions peaked with a hostage crisis, the city and the people still cannot reach an agreement.

Vietnamese fishermen seriously wounded after encounter with foreign boat: captain

Indonesia has denied claims that its navy was responsible for the attack.
10:56 am GMT+7

Military aircraft explosion spreads panic in central Vietnam

The blast left many houses covered in debris and injured at least two children.
10:46 am GMT+7

Vietnamese woman sentenced to 9 years in prison for anti-state propaganda

The blogger was found guilty of making and posting anti-state propaganda videos online.
10:23 am GMT+7

Storm-ravaged Vietnamese province closes beaches with Sonca bearing down

Nghe An and its neighbors are still struggling to recover from the first storm of the season to ...
July 25, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Authorities dismiss concerns about cracks in Vietnam's Hai Van Tunnel

Work has begun on an effort to expand an emergency tunnel that runs beneath the Hai Van Pass in ...
July 25, 2017 | 09:03 am GMT+7

South Africa rhino poaching dips from record high

Rhino poaching in South Africa surged during 2008-2014 to meet burgeoning demand in newly affluent ...
July 24, 2017 | 04:44 pm GMT+7

Hanoi’s leader softens motorbike ban after public calls it ‘protection’ for cars

'The city will not ban but rather limit motorbikes in certain core areas of the downtown districts.'
July 24, 2017 | 04:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnam says Indonesian navy shot its fishermen in disputed water

Four Vietnamese fishermen were shot on Saturday night, two of them seriously wounded. 
July 24, 2017 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Pistol-holding Vietnamese woman found dead with Malaysian cop

The two victims are believed to have been a couple. 
July 23, 2017 | 04:52 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese students bag 4 gold medals at int’l physics contest

The team finished fifth overall, the country's best result since it first participated in 1981.
July 23, 2017 | 12:46 pm GMT+7

2 killed in traffic carnage on Saigon street

Locals described the scene as a ‘war zone’ after an SUV crushed everything in its path.
July 23, 2017 | 10:13 am GMT+7

Heavy rains to continue pounding Vietnam

The storm is expected to hit Vietnam on Tuesday, triggering heavy rains from Thanh Hoa to Thua ...
July 23, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Month-long downpours spark floods across northern Vietnam

Violent rains, fatal storm Talas, raging floods and dam releases have submerged hundreds of houses ...
July 22, 2017 | 04:59 pm GMT+7