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Free trade deal boosts Vietnam's petrol imports from South Korea

Vietnamese companies are turning away from Chinese petroleum suppliers in favor of South Korean.

Asia's youngest nation offers glimmer of hope for LGBT rights

Campaigners say East Timor's first-ever pride parade last month was a milestone for the tiny, half-island nation.

Refugee children face 'harrowing' detention in Southeast Asia: charities

Thousands of refugee children are languishing in 'dangerous and harrowing' conditions in Southeast Asian detention facilities.
June 08, 2017 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Saigon: Best place in Southeast Asia for cheap love

No need to go 'Dutch' in a city of satisfied lovers.
May 11, 2017 | 04:23 pm GMT+7

Vietnam calls for calm after China performs drill in flashpoint waters

Chinese forces, including helicopters and landing craft, took part in the live-fire drill.
April 21, 2017 | 09:36 am GMT+7

SE Asia stocks mostly up, Vietnam hits 9 year high

Vietnam shares hit their highest in nine years on the back of data showing a rise in industrial production in January.
February 02, 2017 | 04:59 pm GMT+7

Taiwan to teach Vietnamese in elementary schools from 2018

A growing number of immigrants has prompted Taiwan to add several languages to its school curriculum.
January 12, 2017 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

For Vietnamese workers, how much overtime is too much overtime?

Take a look at the rules in other countries.
January 08, 2017 | 02:00 am GMT+7

More than 20 killed, dozens injured after fire on Indonesian tourist boat

The cause of the fire was thought to be a short circuit on a power generator, according to local police.
January 01, 2017 | 06:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to launch e-visas in tourism drive

Travelers from the country's top 10 tourism markets will be able to apply for visas online.
October 17, 2016 | 03:20 pm GMT+7

Southeast Asians, guess who has to work longest to buy iPhone 7

Should we be surprised by the result?
October 09, 2016 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Thailand confirms first Zika-linked microcephaly in Southeast Asia

There have been 349 Zika cases since January in Thailand.
October 01, 2016 | 09:18 am GMT+7

Southeast Asia needs to up its game to combat Zika: experts

Vietnam is listed among countries with 'possible endemic transmission or evidence of local mosquito-borne Zika infections'.
August 29, 2016 | 10:46 pm GMT+7

Pokemon Go: Flappy Bird who?

Pokemon Go is officially hotter than Tinder. Thought Flappy Bird was huge? Rethink that. 
August 08, 2016 | 08:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's oil imports from South Korea spike after tariff cut

Vietnam recorded an eight-fold jump in imports of oil products from South Korea in the first five months of this year following a tariff cut.
June 29, 2016 | 06:11 pm GMT+7