Vietnamese reporter gets 3 years in jail for blackmailing official

The authorities will also look into the official’s wealth, which was used by the reporter to threaten him.

Two dead tiger cubs found in Vietnamese bus

Police found them in a bus traveling from Saigon to Hanoi.

Customs boat crash kills cigarette smuggler in southern Vietnam

The incident took place when customs officers were chasing after smugglers on a river in the Mekong Delta.

Samsung Electronics to expand production in Vietnam

Samsung is the largest foreign investor in Vietnam and accounts for around a quarter of the country’s total export revenue.

In Vietnam, a mega casino rises with the help of a Macau junket company

The $4 billion Hoiana project is expected to extend across almost 1,000 hectares.

Grab refuses to release details of Uber buy-out to Vietnam's tax man

The deal has left tax payments unresolved and questions remaining about a potential market monopoly.

Vietnam's overnight alcohol ban proposal unfeasible: experts

Conflicts with existing laws and a practical way of enforcing the ban have led to a rethink.

Vietnam tightens control over cryptocurrencies after alleged $650 million scam

The central bank has cited tax evasion, fraud and money laundering as the reason for the move.

Eyes open: Meteor shower to light up Vietnamese skies this weekend

Stargazers in Vietnam will have their eyes firmly on the skies this weekend.

Saigon has one of the best nightlife in Southeast Asia: Rough Guides

Nightlife in the megacity has something for everyone, be it partying hard or watching the skyline with a cocktail.

Fire dancers hope to keep flame alive during Boracay closure

'Summer is usually when we get more gigs, but now that it is closing we won’t have anything.'

After sexual harassment row, a #MeToo moment for Japan?

Activists say the country is ripe for change, with just 2.8 percent of rape victims reporting their assault.
 
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