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US pulls out of UN's Global Compact on Migration

Under Trump and his 'America First' policies, the United States has withdrawn from several global commitments.

In Saigon’s backyard, migrants eke out a living on the edge of civilization

'I’d love to visit the city center just once, but I’m afraid I might get lost.'

Trump seeks border wall, crackdown on unaccompanied minors for 'Dreamer' deal

The White House priorities, if enacted, could result in the deportation of Dreamers' parents.
October 09, 2017 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Is the foreigner-local salary disparity in Vietnam fair?

Some say it’s simple economics, but whether that makes it right is another question.
September 26, 2017 | 06:12 pm GMT+7

The tamarind picker of Saigon

For a 40-year-old migrant, the ubiquitous trees that line up Saigon streets provide the fruit to his labor.
May 19, 2017 | 03:02 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City faces land shortage for low-cost housing

The city has land to develop suitable low-cost houses for only 1 percent of those in need, its real estate association said.
February 22, 2017 | 05:05 pm GMT+7

Saigon at work, in a chilling cold night

It's business as usual for street vendors, motorbike taxi drivers and a skinny Santa Claus when shivering winds blow in.
December 14, 2016 | 05:54 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese mother arrested in Taiwan for abandoning newborn: report

The migrant worker said she was afraid she could not take care of her baby.
September 22, 2016 | 09:22 am GMT+7

Migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence

Hundreds of refugees on Monday tried to break through a border fence into Macedonia from Greece, where more than 7,000 people are stranded.
March 03, 2016 | 11:42 am GMT+7