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How Vietnam is winning its 'war' on coronavirus
2 days ago
A densely populated neighbor of China, Vietnam has a weak healthcare system and a low budget for combatting the coronavirus. So how has it managed to keep its COVID-19 infection rate so low?
Vietnam quarantines commune of 10,000 over coronavirus
Vietnamese authorities block the access to Son Loi commune in Vinh Phuc province, home of some 10,600 people, where five residents have been tested positive to the COVID-19 virus. The quarantine starts on February 13 and will last for 20 days.
Nigeria partners Vietnam for mutual benefit
Nigeria is partnering Vietnam for mutual benefit in the area of bilateral relations.
UK migrant truck death: Arrests in Ireland and Vietnam
Two people were arrested in Vietnam and one in Ireland as the UK probes deaths of 39 migrants discovered in Essex. All victims are now believed to be Vietnamese. Police called on two haulier brothers to come forward.
Vietnam, Taiwan winning the US-China trade war
6 Jun 2019
Vietnam has emerged as the biggest beneficiary as importers in China and the US look to skirt tit-for-tat tariffs, a report shows. But it warns the findings don't tell the full story of the overall impact of the dispute.
Grandma fights against Vietnam's deepening addiction to coal
24 May 2019
Toothless and nearly blind, a 99-year-old grandmother refuses to leave her plot of land even after officials demolished her home -- an extraordinary holdout against communist Vietnam's coal expansion projects.
North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Vietnam
26 Feb 2019
Kim Jong Un has arrived in Vietnam for a much-anticipated second face-to-face meeting with US President Donald Trump. Trump has said the US is still pursuing the denuclearization of the hermit nation.
Vietnam artists seek 'liberation' from cybersecurity law
23 Jan 2019
Vietnamese authorities have recently passed a law requiring social media censorship of "anti-state" content. Dissident artists and activists fear that their space for expression and protest will soon vanish.
Training future football champions in Vietnam
25 May 2018
Vietnam is a nation of football fans. In the rural area of Pleiku, a school is training young players with the aim of building a national team that will one day qualify for the World Cup.
Vietnam on the rise
24 Apr 2018
The possibility that you are watching this video on a smartphone made in Vietnam is very high. Mobile phones have become Vietnam’s number one export, generating export revenues of more than $45 billion in 2017. While global trade is stagnating, Vietnam’s trade is soaring.
Vietnam jails former PetroVietnam officials
23 Jan 2018
A court in Vietnam sentences one former official from state oil and gas group PetroVietnam to life in prison and another to 13 years for embezzlement and violating state rules amid a widespread corruption crackdown.
Trump, Putin shake hands during APEC family photo
11 Nov 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin shook hands at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit dinner in Vietnam on Friday.