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China boat race near Paracels a serious violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty

Vietnam has denounced a recent sailboat race held by China off the Hoang Sa Archipelago as a serious violation of its sovereignty.

Vietnamese fishermen butcher endangered whale shark

A ‘giant fish’ weighing nearly a ton caught, butchered and sold by fishermen in Thanh Hoa was a rare whale shark.

Vietnam mulls fishing ban as seafood resources dwindle

Vietnam is considering fishing bans in certain places at certain times as it runs out near-shore seafood sources.
January 03, 2019 | 10:52 am GMT+7

In Vietnam and elsewhere, ‘disaster capitalism’ is at play

Nature and the poor are paying the price for profits earned by the rich.
September 20, 2018 | 08:54 am GMT+7

Vietnamese women join slingshot vigilantes to fight sand thieves

Three women are in the forefront as slingshot wielding teams patrol the Tien River and fight dangerous sand thieves.
August 06, 2018 | 10:30 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man sentenced to 3 years in jail for threatening to murder officials

The man's sand dredging firm had been shut down while others had been allowed to continue operating illegally.
January 16, 2018 | 05:17 pm GMT+7

Contaminated groundwater poses cancer threat for tens of thousands in Saigon

Researchers warn the city could also sink by one meter by 2050 if locals continue to tap the free supply.
December 06, 2017 | 04:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam insistent in chasing growth with mining despite concerns

The trade ministry plans to increase oil and gas revenues by 8-10 percent this year.
June 02, 2017 | 10:46 am GMT+7
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