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Vietnam bags 35 gold medals at Asian taekwondo tournament

Vietnamese athletes won big at the Asian Open Taekwondo Championship, bagging 35 gold, 30 silver and 28 bronze medals.

Women’s World Cup field expansion improves Vietnam's chances

With FIFA expanding the number of teams at the Women's World Cup from 24 to 32, Vietnam can realistically aim for a berth.

Vietnam to clash familiar opponents in World Cup 2022 qualification round

The preliminary draw for the World Cup 2022 Asian qualifiers on Wednesday placed Vietnam in group G with UAE, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.
July 17, 2019 | 08:18 pm GMT+7

Three Vietnamese firms among Asia’s top 100 power performers

Five Vietnamese firms are among Asia’s 300 biggest and fastest and three of them are in the top 100.
July 14, 2019 | 09:04 am GMT+7

World Cup qualifiers: Software says Vietnam can beat three out of eight top teams

Vietnam can hold their own against three out of the eight strongest teams at the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, according to statistics from InStat.
July 04, 2019 | 08:48 am GMT+7

2022 World Cup qualifiers: Vietnam evoke mixed feelings in opponents

Weaker teams seem confident about playing Vietnam in the second round of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers while stronger teams are wary.
June 25, 2019 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese basketball player to represent Asia in world youth tournament

Phung Trang Linh, 14, has become the first Vietnamese to take part in the Jr. NBA (National Basketball Association) Global Championship.
June 23, 2019 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia

Taiwan's first official same-sex weddings kicked off Friday in a landmark moment for LGBT rights in Asia.
May 24, 2019 | 08:17 am GMT+7

Vietnam province restricts single-use plastic in government offices

Government workers in Thua Thien-Hue Province have been told not to use plastic water bottles or plastic bags at the workplace.
May 15, 2019 | 09:25 am GMT+7

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears

Singapore’s parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms.
May 09, 2019 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Asia Coffee-Vietnam domestic prices edge lower, Indonesian premiums widen

Domestic prices in Vietnam edged down slightly this week, prompting farmers to halt sales, while Indonesian premiums to July contract widened to compensate for a drop in global prices.
May 03, 2019 | 11:12 am GMT+7

Dumping plastic waste in Asia found destroying crops and health

The world’s recyclable plastic is being shipped to Asia where it is illegally dumped, buried or burned in the country with the lightest regulations.
April 23, 2019 | 08:37 am GMT+7

Asian football chief's new term triggers complaints from campaigners

Asia's football chief Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa received a fresh, four-year term on Saturday, drawing criticism from campaigners.
April 07, 2019 | 10:22 am GMT+7

Vietnam's men move up one place in FIFA rankings

Vietnam has moved from 99th to 98th place in the latest FIFA rankings announced Thursday.
April 05, 2019 | 11:30 am GMT+7

Ahead of LGBT+ crackdown, fleeing Bruneians fear for friends back home

The incoming Islamic law in Brunei that punishes LGBT+ people with whipping, stoning or death for same-sex activity has made many flee for fear of their lives.
April 02, 2019 | 04:55 pm GMT+7
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