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500 workers go on strike in central Vietnam over unreasonable pay

The company switched to paying workers based on the number of products they make, forcing them to work overtime for less money.

Rare forests being axed under authorities' noses in central Vietnam

Locals are chopping down swathes of natural forests to replace them with high-yield timber.

US pledges $24 million to protect Vietnam's last remaining elephants

Keeping people away from the giant mammals and their habitat is the only chance they have of survival.
September 08, 2017 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

Vietnam province to revive forest to save last members of rare monkey species

A group of 100 critically endangered doucs has shrunk to 20 since their habitat was destroyed.
August 10, 2017 | 01:48 pm GMT+7

Crossing the 'fateful bridge' in central Vietnam

In the past 30 years, more than 20 were killed while crossing this aqueduct in Quang Nam Province. 
July 22, 2017 | 04:15 pm GMT+7

Hot and steamy: The delicious semi-dried fish of central Vietnam

For generations, Vietnamese fishing villages have turned to creative ways to stretch the shelf life of their catch.
June 26, 2017 | 04:34 pm GMT+7

Colorful kites and music rock the sky in Hoi An

Kite runners from different parts of the world come together to create a festive mosaic.
June 09, 2017 | 11:24 am GMT+7

Different strokes: Coracle canvases add splash of color to central Vietnam

Not sure what to paint today? Why not flip over a boat in Quang Nam Province and see where your imagination takes you.
June 07, 2017 | 05:13 pm GMT+7

Canadian gold mining firm in multi-million dollar hole over unpaid taxes in Vietnam

Quang Nam Province has asked the environment ministry to shut down the gold mine.
May 10, 2017 | 02:56 pm GMT+7

Yellow blossoms glow in Central Vietnam

Yellow is the color of April and illuminates this small town thanks to the blooming sua flowers.
April 18, 2017 | 02:32 pm GMT+7

Twin earthquakes erupt at hydropower plant in central Vietnam, terrifying villagers

2 earthquakes set off an explosion near a hydropower plant.
February 27, 2017 | 12:02 am GMT+7

Diphtheria kills 2 in central Vietnam

The extremely contagious disease that was mostly eradicated in the country thanks to vaccination has made a comeback.
January 17, 2017 | 11:55 am GMT+7

Magnitude 3.4 earthquake strikes in central Vietnam

No casualties have been reported, but locals are getting shaky about increased seismic activity.
October 17, 2016 | 01:53 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's Prime Minister apologizes for motor cavalcade in ancient town

The move comes on the heels of a barrage of criticism on social media.
August 18, 2016 | 02:54 pm GMT+7

China denies Vietnamese fishing boats shelter on Paracel Islands

The islands are traditional fishing grounds for Vietnamese fishermen.
August 15, 2016 | 11:12 am GMT+7