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Fifteen years on from the horrors of catastrophic blaze that rocked Saigon

'We could see many hands waving at us from the balcony and hear people screaming for help.'

Foreign tourists keep flocking to Vietnam, but whether they come back is another story

Poor promotions, unfriendly visa policy and dizzying development at the expense of natural attractions are turning visitors away.

Cable car plan for cave kingdom a stark reminder of Vietnam’s development mania

'There are serious questions about who benefits - the company which operates the cable car or the local community.'
August 27, 2017 | 07:56 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's forgotten Agent Orange victims

56 years after the U.S. began spraying Agent Orange over Vietnam, its victims still face skepticism from both governments. 
July 30, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

In Vietnam, good parenting equals a straight-A kid, plus an American degree

The only thing most Vietnamese care about is a well-educated child.
June 25, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Monsanto, the not so quiet American in Vietnam

The chemical giant is entangled in​ war tragedies and an uncertain future for GMOs.
May 08, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Family matters: Vietnam battles nepotism in government offices

The government investigates how family connections might sway politics.
January 02, 2017 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Doctors remain rare in Vietnam's drug detention centers

How a dearth of doctors has helped fuel disease and discontent at Vietnam's drug detention centers.
December 17, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam's drug rehab riots: what went wrong

Headline-grabbing riots raised questions about who gets sent to drug detention centers.
December 16, 2016 | 11:11 am GMT+7

Downfall: Death of a Saigon landmark, in the era of glass and concrete

As consumerist lifestyle takes over, heritage preservation becomes a ‘luxury’ concern.
December 12, 2016 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

Left behind: America's ongoing policy indifference toward foreign-born citizens

'I'm very sad that America has left him behind.'
November 27, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

VNX Allshare: Is new index a boon for Vietnam's stock market?

The launch of the new benchmark index on Monday feels like the start of a merger between the country's two main exchanges.
October 24, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

American advocate of Vietnam's Agent Orange victims accused of fraud, embezzlement

Chuck Palazzo is accused by the men who entrusted him with charitable donations.
October 03, 2016 | 04:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam targets families of public officials in anti-corruption drive

The anti-corruption bill looks to scrutinize the assets of their spouses, minor children.
August 22, 2016 | 05:45 am GMT+7
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