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Vietnam to reopen controversial tollgate on southern highway

Closed for more than a year following protests, the Cai Lay toll station will reopen with lower fees.

Vietnam Party chief expands corruption crackdown to military

Party chief and President Nguyen Phu Trong has taken the fight against corruption to the military.

Football victories show us what we’re missing as a society

We have more common causes than football victories; we need to identify those and build our social capital.
January 08, 2019 | 10:04 am GMT+7

Heads that rolled in Vietnam in 2018

Vietnamese courts had a fair share of high profile cases in 2018, involving top officials, bankers, magnates and cops.
December 31, 2018 | 11:31 am GMT+7

Anti-abortion campaign slammed as sexist, moralist in Vietnam

The tenor and content of an anti-abortion campaign launched by two men has been slammed as sexist, clueless and patriarchal.
December 14, 2018 | 11:00 am GMT+7

13 sentenced to death in Vietnam in two heroin trafficking cases

Two separate trials sentenced 13 Vietnamese drug dealers to death on Friday, making them among the toughest in years.
December 01, 2018 | 09:54 am GMT+7

Vietnam arrests former deputy labor minister for alleged insurance violations

A former deputy labor minister and three former senior officials of Vietnam Social Security were arrested Friday on allegations of economic mismanagement.
November 10, 2018 | 09:05 am GMT+7

‘One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman’, the freedom to choose who we are

On Vietnam Women’s Day October 20, let us remember that we still need change in everyday attitude and behavior to help women's advancement.
October 19, 2018 | 02:11 pm GMT+7

Five cops jailed for killing prisoner in central Vietnam

Five policemen in Ninh Thuan Province will be jailed for three to seven years for beating a male prisoner to death.
September 13, 2018 | 07:24 pm GMT+7

The roads to school and what they teach Vietnamese children

Every step many Vietnamese students take to school tells them something about the society and country they live in.
September 13, 2018 | 07:44 am GMT+7

High tide causes misery on Saigon street

Monday evening, with Saigon’s rivers and canals at high tide, proved a nightmare for many motorbike riders on flood-prone Huynh Tan Phat Street.
September 12, 2018 | 11:37 am GMT+7

Vietnam banker gets 20 years jail term in second sentence

The ex-chairman of a major bank, already in jail for 30 years, has got a 20-year sentence that will run concurrently.
August 06, 2018 | 03:15 pm GMT+7

Adopted orphan comes from France in search of Vietnamese mother

22 years ago she was adopted in HCMC by a French family, and now she has come in search of her roots.
July 20, 2018 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

8 arrested in bombing of police station in Vietnam

Blasts at a police station happened soon after nationwide protests against law on Special Economic Zones.
July 05, 2018 | 03:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese women seek leadership for all the right reasons

But not many companies have plans or intention to train their female staff for higher positions.
June 12, 2018 | 10:12 am GMT+7
 
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