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Cambodia deports 77 Vietnamese for illegal stay

Cambodia expelled 3,509 illegal foreigners last year, more than 70 percent of them Vietnamese. 

World faces worst humanitarian crisis since WWII: UN

'Without collective and coordinated global efforts, people will simply starve to death.'

900 million in Asia had to pay bribes last year - survey

Bribery rates were highest in India and Vietnam while Japan and South Korea reported the lowest incidences.
March 07, 2017 | 01:28 pm GMT+7

1.4 million children face famine in four countries: UNICEF

The children's agency has been appealing for quick action saying 'many lives' can be saved.
February 21, 2017 | 10:39 am GMT+7

Vietnamese teen flees human traffickers in Scotland: report

Police said the 16-year-old would have been forced to work in a cannabis farm.
February 02, 2017 | 03:56 pm GMT+7

From field to factory: Vietnam's globalization winners

Millions of lives have been transformed by Vietnam's free trade embrace even as the wins of globalization are not universal.
January 18, 2017 | 02:09 pm GMT+7

Under the bridge: Living on the margins of bustling Saigon

The couple that resides beneath a bridge sends nearly every penny they earn home to their kids.
January 12, 2017 | 03:51 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's human trafficking victims rise 13 pct in 2016

Police received reports of 1,128 victims last year, but only rescued around half of them.
January 06, 2017 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese jailed for promising fake jobs in Taiwan, Netherlands

She cheated 100 jobseekers from the impoverished central region out of more than $80,000.
January 04, 2017 | 11:09 am GMT+7

Disaster-hit provinces in Vietnam ask for rice aid for Lunar New Year

12 provinces have asked the government for 14,700 tons of rice in total.
January 03, 2017 | 03:21 pm GMT+7

Life, on the other side of Saigon

An old couple raises their 9-year-old daughter on a ragged boat not too far away from the city's skyscrapers and shopping malls.
December 29, 2016 | 11:36 am GMT+7

Off the street, into the kitchen: Vietnamese kids find path out of poverty

A Hoi An social enterprise expands its hospitality training to Ho Chi Minh City as donations tighten.
December 27, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Saigon at work, in a chilling cold night

It's business as usual for street vendors, motorbike taxi drivers and a skinny Santa Claus when shivering winds blow in.
December 14, 2016 | 05:54 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese migrant worker arrested for theft in Taiwan

Police say he has also left his legal employer and is working illegally at a construction site.
December 10, 2016 | 01:50 pm GMT+7

Big family shares tiny house in Ho Chi Minh City

A couple raises three kids on three square meters of land in Saigon's District 8.
December 08, 2016 | 10:38 am GMT+7