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'World's smallest baby boy' set to go home in Japan

The world's smallest baby boy, who was born in October in Japan weighing as much as an apple, is now ready for the outside world, his doctor said ...

Vietnam wins three gold medals at Aerobic World Cup

The Vietnamese aerobic contingent won three gold, silver and bronze medals each at an international meet in Japan.

Breaking Bad: Japan prof 'made students produce ecstasy'

A Japanese university professor could face up to 10 years in jail after allegedly getting his students to produce ecstasy, in an echo of TV hit series "Breaking Bad."
April 17, 2019 | 11:55 am GMT+7

Japanese offer technology to clean polluted Hanoi river

Japanese experts have promised the Vietnamese government their bionanotechnology could quickly reduce pollution in Hanoi’s To Lich River.
April 12, 2019 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Japan paper reports another arrest of Vietnamese shoplifters

Japanese police have detained a Vietnamese duo for shoplifting baby goods and cosmetics from a local store, the second arrest in days.
April 11, 2019 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

Heritage equivalence: A cattle barn and a theater

Those planning to give Da Lat a facelift by pulling down key historic buildings should do some careful research.
April 11, 2019 | 02:13 pm GMT+7

Japan Catholic church to open sex abuse probe

The Catholic Church in Japan said Tuesday it will launch an internal probe into claims of sexual abuse against children by its clergy, after a wave of paedophilia revelations ...
April 09, 2019 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Two of Vietnamese shoplifting gang arrested in Japan

Japanese police have arrested two Vietnamese nationals suspected of being members of a major shoplifting gang that has struck at 70 drugstores.  
April 08, 2019 | 11:47 am GMT+7

Japan, S. Korea most favored outbound destinations in Vietnam

Japan and South Korea are the most favored overseas destinations for Vietnamese people, a new survey finds.
April 07, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam beat Hong Kong in Olympic football qualifiers

Vietnamese women beat Hong Kong 2-1 Saturday in the second match, second qualification round for 2020 Olympics.
April 07, 2019 | 10:23 am GMT+7

Japan revokes Vietnamese chili sauce over food safety

Japan has recalled 18,168 chili sauce bottles from Vietnam for violating food safety and food labeling laws.
April 07, 2019 | 08:43 am GMT+7

Vietnamese passport slips in power ranking

The Vietnamese passport has been ranked one rung lower in the global ranking; that of South Korea and Singapore have moved up.
April 05, 2019 | 04:54 pm GMT+7

Extra abdication holidays pose dilemma for hardworking Japanese

Many Japanese do not know what to do during the unprecedented 10-day holiday for the Emperor's abdication starting April 30.
April 04, 2019 | 09:45 am GMT+7

Japanese firm eyes stake in ailing Vietnamese bank

Japan’s J Trust has expressed interest in acquiring a stake in Vietnam Construction Bank, one of three weakest state-owned banks in the country.
March 30, 2019 | 08:56 pm GMT+7

Japanese take to Vietnamese coffee

Japan has increased its imports of Vietnamese coffee thanks to low prices and the geographic proximity between the two countries.
March 28, 2019 | 08:41 am GMT+7
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