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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
Rhino horns 'worth more than gold' in Vietnam
Poaching of the endangered species in Africa is on the rise, and traffickers often move the horns to Vietnam for sale.
Last updated: 22 May 2013 09:19 GMT
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