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More than 300 kilogrammes of elephant tusks seized at Vietnam airport

More than 300 kilogrammes of elephant tusks have been confiscated at Hanoi's international airport, a customs official said Monday.

Storm Rai leaves five killed, 10 missing in Vietnam

At least five people were killed and ten others went missing after storm Rai brought flash floods across Vietnam, authorities said Thursday.

At least 11 killed by Typhoon Dianmu in Vietnam

At least eleven people were killed and two were missing in flash floods in northern Vietnam that were triggered by Typhoon Dianmu over the weekend, authorities said Monday.

Flash floods kill seven in Vietnam

At least seven people were killed and one was missing in flash floods in northern Vietnam that were triggered by heavy rain over the past four days, authorities said Monday.

Obama promotes freedom of expression in Vietnam

The US president, speaking at a forum in Ho Chi Minh City, says freedom is "what a modern 21st-Century culture is all about."

Obama promotes freedom of expression with young Vietnamese

US President Barack Obama promoted freedom of expression during an arranged meeting with young people in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday.

Obama fully lifts US arms embargo on Vietnam

The United States lifted a decades-old embargo on arms sales to Vietnam, US President Barack Obama said Monday in Hanoi.