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Vietnam detains blogger for anti-state posts
The arrest of prominent blogger Nguyen Quang Lap is the second this month, as crackdown intensifies against dissent.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2014 05:09 GMT
Vietnam tackles high abortion rates
In Vietnam, 40 percent of all pregnancies are terminated each year, a rate that health officials are hoping to reduce.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 10:36 GMT
Vo Trong Nghia: 'Living close to nature'
The architect wants to restore tropical beauty to Vietnam's fast-growing cities and provide housing for the poor.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2014 14:15 GMT
China ships in Vietnam to evacuate nationals
Two vessels with capacity to carry 1,000 passengers each arrive at port after workers are killed in anti-China riots.
Last updated: 19 May 2014 13:27 GMT
Dozens killed in Vietnam anti-China protests
At least 21 killed in latest incident of rioting over the Chinese construction of an oil rig in disputed waters.
Last updated: 15 May 2014 14:06 GMT
Vietnam anger rises over South China Sea
China's oil rig deployment in disputed territory is stoking nationalistic fervour and deadly violence in Vietnam.
Last updated: 15 May 2014 07:36 GMT
McDonald's takes a bite out of Vietnam
The Big Mac's arrival signals another move by the communist country to open up to Western-style capitalism.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2014 13:33 GMT
Vietnam banker sentenced to death for fraud
Former finance chief and business associate to die by lethal injection for their parts in embezzlement of $25 million.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2013 06:43 GMT
Vietnam army general Giap dies at 102
Legendary general Vo Nguyen Giap was known for scripting Vietnam's victory in wars against France and US.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2013 16:01 GMT
Hope for young Vietnamese footballers
Arsenal-backed academy giving youngsters the chance to shine, but the beautiful game is still tarnished by scandal.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2013 13:00 GMT
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