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US ‘seriously concerned’ over China sinking Vietnamese fishing boat

US State Department spokesman Morgan Ortagus Monday condemned China for sinking a Vietnamese fishing boat, calling it an assertion of an "unlawful" claim.
April 06, 2020 | 10:23 pm GMT+7

Foreigners caught in Vietnam visa limbo

Many foreigners are fretting over their legal status in Vietnam amid uncertainty over visa extensions and the pandemic risk of traveling.
March 26, 2020 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

High rate of urban Vietnamese see gender equality in society: survey

A high percentage of urban Vietnamese think there is gender equality in the country although the perception is stronger in Hanoi than HCMC, a survey has found.
March 10, 2020 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Vietnam to ban wildlife trade following conservationists' demand

The government has paid heed to a plea by conservationists to ban wildlife trade and consumption.
March 09, 2020 | 09:17 am GMT+7

70 years on, German soldier's Vietnamese story searches for closure

He was five years old when he saw his father hanging from a ceiling.
March 01, 2020 | 07:00 am GMT+7

Mekong pilot program to monitor impact of Lao dams on lower basin

Transboundary environmental impacts of Laos' Xayaburi and Don Sahong dams will be monitored under a two-year program following a call for more data transparency.
February 25, 2020 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Conservationists urge Vietnam to stamp out wildlife trade amid epidemic

Fourteen wildlife non-profits have jointly called on Vietnam to scrap wildlife markets to prevent Covid-19 outbreaks, citing other global epidemics linked to wild animals.
February 18, 2020 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

First ivory, now pangolin scales: Vietnam remains wildlife trafficking hotspot

Vietnam is becoming increasingly interested in pangolins and prominent in the rapidly growing transnational trafficking of the animal, an investigation has found.
February 18, 2020 | 07:28 am GMT+7

NGO work hit in Vietnam by novel coronavirus

The new coronavirus outbreak has claimed an unexpected victim in Vietnam: NGOs and charities.
February 13, 2020 | 07:44 am GMT+7

Japan donates testing tools for novel coronavirus

Hanoi's National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology has received the first part of a $127,000 Japanese aid package to carry out nCoV tests.
February 08, 2020 | 05:40 pm GMT+7

Hanoi to set up 70 more air monitoring stations

Hanoi will get 70 more air monitoring stations this year as it continues to be plagued by poor air quality, authorities say.
February 07, 2020 | 12:10 pm GMT+7

Hanoi's second metro line gets ready for trial run next year

A dynamic test of Hanoi’s second metro line is set to take place in September to prepare it for a test run in March 2021.
February 02, 2020 | 08:28 am GMT+7

Smuggler of Vietnamese people nabbed in UK

A 39-year-old Vietnamese man was arrested in East Sussex, U.K., Thursday under a European Arrest Warrant.
January 18, 2020 | 08:41 am GMT+7

US funds installation of air monitoring equipment at Saigon schools

The U.S. consulate in HCMC said on Tuesday it has helped install air monitoring equipment at 10 locations around the city.
January 08, 2020 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese victim of Gary Glitter demands recompense

A Vietnamese woman molested by disgraced British pop star Gary Glitter aged 10 is filing for compensation.
January 06, 2020 | 03:50 pm GMT+7
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