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Asia's youngest nation offers glimmer of hope for LGBT rights

Campaigners say East Timor's first-ever pride parade last month was a milestone for the tiny, half-island nation.

Refugee children face 'harrowing' detention in Southeast Asia: charities

Thousands of refugee children are languishing in 'dangerous and harrowing' conditions in Southeast Asian detention ...

Saigon: Best place in Southeast Asia for cheap love

No need to go 'Dutch' in a city of satisfied lovers.
May 11, 2017 | 04:23 pm GMT+7

Vietnam calls for calm after China performs drill in flashpoint waters

Chinese forces, including helicopters and landing craft, took part in the live-fire drill.
April 21, 2017 | 09:36 am GMT+7

SE Asia stocks mostly up, Vietnam hits 9 year high

Vietnam shares hit their highest in nine years on the back of data showing a rise in industrial production in January.
February 02, 2017 | 04:59 pm GMT+7

Taiwan to teach Vietnamese in elementary schools from 2018

A growing number of immigrants has prompted Taiwan to add several languages to its school curriculum.
January 12, 2017 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

For Vietnamese workers, how much overtime is too much overtime?

Take a look at the rules in other countries.
January 08, 2017 | 02:00 am GMT+7

More than 20 killed, dozens injured after fire on Indonesian tourist boat

The cause of the fire was thought to be a short circuit on a power generator, according to local police.
January 01, 2017 | 06:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to launch e-visas in tourism drive

Travelers from the country's top 10 tourism markets will be able to apply for visas online.
October 17, 2016 | 03:20 pm GMT+7

Southeast Asians, guess who has to work longest to buy iPhone 7

Should we be surprised by the result?
October 09, 2016 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Thailand confirms first Zika-linked microcephaly in Southeast Asia

There have been 349 Zika cases since January in Thailand.
October 01, 2016 | 09:18 am GMT+7

Southeast Asia needs to up its game to combat Zika: experts

Vietnam is listed among countries with 'possible endemic transmission or evidence of local mosquito-borne Zika infections'.
August 29, 2016 | 10:46 pm GMT+7

Pokemon Go: Flappy Bird who?

Pokemon Go is officially hotter than Tinder. Thought Flappy Bird was huge? Rethink that. 
August 08, 2016 | 08:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's oil imports from South Korea spike after tariff cut

Vietnam recorded an eight-fold jump in imports of oil products from South Korea in the first five months of this year following a tariff cut.
June 29, 2016 | 06:11 pm GMT+7

Alibaba expands in Southeast Asia with $1 bln deal

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will acquire a controlling stake in leading Southeast Asian online shopping platform Lazada for $1.0 billion, it said Tuesday as Jack Ma's company ...
April 13, 2016 | 10:50 am GMT+7