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Living between two neighboring walls in Saigon

A house in Saigon's District 10, squeezed into a one-meter wide space using the walls of two other houses, shelters four people.

Walking a better option as traffic chokes roads near Saigon bus station

Chaos ensues around the Mien Dong Bus Station in Saigon as people have started returning home for the year’s biggest holiday, Tet.

Spain arrests 37 for smuggling Vietnamese citizens to Europe

Spanish authorities have arrested 37 people suspected of belonging to a human trafficking ring focusing on Vietnamese people.
December 08, 2018 | 08:37 am GMT+7

Central American caravan gains speed, more migrants reach border

Hundreds more migrants reached the U.S.-Mexico border Wednesday.
November 15, 2018 | 08:22 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

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

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 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

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

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

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Under Trump and his 'America First' policies, the United States has withdrawn from several global commitments.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

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

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
 
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