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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.

Vietnamese mother arrested in Taiwan for abandoning newborn: report

The migrant worker said she was afraid she could not take care of her baby.

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

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

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

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

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

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.'
November 20, 2017 | 11:37 am GMT+7

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Under Trump and his 'America First' policies, the United States has withdrawn from several global commitments.
December 04, 2017 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Taiwan arrests 10 Vietnamese women in raid on prostitution gang

The women will be deported when the investigation concludes.
February 26, 2018 | 04:19 pm GMT+7

To street vendors in Vietnam’s biggest cities, sidewalk is a lifeline

With no jobs in the country, vendors say Hanoi and Saigon’s sidewalk cleanup campaigns won’t drive them away.
April 26, 2018 | 05:13 pm GMT+7

Nearly 1,500 migrants rescued in Mediterranean in two days

The migrants from Lybia were trying to make the crossing to Europe.
May 26, 2018 | 08:13 am GMT+7

People smugglers make billions: UN report

Those fleeing war and poverty are so desperate that they put their trust in smuggling gangs.
June 14, 2018 | 11:02 am GMT+7

Nearly 2,000 minors split from parents at border in six weeks: US

And the president signalled the drama could drag on.
June 16, 2018 | 09:03 am GMT+7

Three British smugglers arrested with 12 Vietnamese migrants in channel

Three British smugglers trying to reach Britain on a small boat with 12 Vietnamese migrants have been taken in for questioning.
September 01, 2018 | 09:03 am GMT+7
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