Monday 16 January 2017 12:21 CET
Japan's Abe gives Vietnam fresh loans, patrol boats
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Vietnam Monday afternoon with fresh aid and loan packages amid both country's ongoing tensions with China.
Monday 03 October 2016 09:54 CET
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.
Thursday 15 September 2016 05:27 CET
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.
Monday 22 August 2016 06:12 CET
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.
Monday 15 August 2016 07:04 CET
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.
Wednesday 25 May 2016 08:48 CET
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."
Wednesday 25 May 2016 07:35 CET
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.
Monday 23 May 2016 09:55 CET
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.