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Obama weighs historic decision on whether to lift Vietnam arms ban

President Barack Obama is considering whether to lift the three-decade-old U.S. arms embargo on Vietnam, U.S. officials say, as he weighs calls to forge closer military ties with Hanoi against concerns over its poor human rights record.

Vietnam sentences 11 to death for heroin trafficking

The 19-member ring smuggled nearly 280 kilograms into China over two years.

Asian TPP nations seek to salvage trade accord after US exit

Remaining TPP members plan meetings in coming months.
January 24, 2017 | 03:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Australia share concerns over regional maritime security

Leaders from the countries have agreed to boost cooperation to maintain regional peace in 2018.
May 24, 2018 | 02:56 pm GMT+7

India unlikely to impact balance of power in Asia: Hanoi conference

India is thought to have an important role in the Pacific region given the decline of U.S. influence and the emergence of China.
September 24, 2018 | 01:33 pm GMT+7

Kitchen building material could cut urban flooding by half: scientists

Cities could reduce flooding by constructing sidewalks from an absorbent building material commonly used in household kitchens, scientists have discovered.
October 31, 2018 | 08:56 am GMT+7

Vietnam ratifies Asia-Pacific trade pact

Vietnam became the seventh country to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Monday afternoon.
November 12, 2018 | 07:17 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to lead Asia-Pacific in foreign arrivals over next five years

A new report says Vietnam is likely to lead the Asia-Pacific region in attracting international visitors from 2019-2023.
March 11, 2019 | 04:22 pm GMT+7

Seoul-Da Nang fastest growing Asia-Pacific air route

The Seoul-Da Nang flight route tops the list of 10 fastest-growing passenger routes in Asia-Pacific region, according to Routesonline.
March 19, 2019 | 01:53 pm GMT+7

Fitch revises Vietnam outlook upwards to positive

Global credit rating agency Fitch said Vietnam will remain one of the fastest growing economies in the Asia-Pacific region.
May 11, 2019 | 07:58 am GMT+7

Vietnam emerges top Asia-Pacific travel choice for Russians

Russian traveling to the Asia-Pacific region heavily favor Vietnam and neighbor Thailand, says global travel analysis firm ForwardKeys.
June 10, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Da Nang a top summer destination for Hong Kong travelers

Da Nang City is among the top 10 Asia-Pacific summer destinations for Hong Kong travelers, the South China Morning Post says.
July 03, 2019 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam plastic waste problem goes from bad to worse

Vietnamese per capita plastic waste is the third highest in Southeast Asia after increasing more than 10-fold in the last three decades.
September 06, 2019 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

Falling Chinese visitor numbers hurt Vietnam

Vietnam's hotel industry has been hit by a decline in the number of Chinese visitors, like elsewhere in Asia-Pacific, Savills says.
September 25, 2019 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnam world’s third largest source of DDoS cyberattacks: report

The number of DDoS attacks coming from devices in Vietnam was the world’s third highest in the second quarter of 2019, after the U.S. and China.
September 29, 2019 | 04:00 pm GMT+7
 
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