Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus miracle? Vietnam says all its infected patients cured

World Health Organization officials and health experts say swift response crucial in containing virus in the country.

Coronavirus miracle? Vietnam says all its infected patients cured

AJ Impact

As virus toll rises, airline losses soar with China flight cuts

US airlines extended flight cancellations to China until April as demand for air travel plunges over virus fears.

As virus toll rises, airline losses soar with China flight cuts

Asia Pacific

Vietnam's battalions of 'cyber-armies' silencing online dissent

'Force 47', thought to be 10,000-strong, seen as government's online enforcers as new cybercrime law takes effect.

Vietnam's battalions of 'cyber-armies' silencing online dissent

Fork the System

Would you try this Vietnamese sandworm pancake? | Fork The System

The treasured seasonal treat is seen as 'gross' by some.

Fork the System

Keeping Vietnam's flavours alive | Fork The System

How Hanoi's women are guarding Vietnam's culinary traditions

Vietnam

'Pushing boundaries': The rise of Samizdat publishing in Vietnam

Liberal Publishing House publishes and distributes books Vietnam's government does not wants its citizens to read.

'Pushing boundaries': The rise of Samizdat publishing in Vietnam

Environment

Mekong communities struggle as China tests dam equipment

Water levels have fluctuated sharply with testing, but some are encouraged that China gave warning of its plan.

Mekong communities struggle as China tests dam equipment

Vietnam

Police officers killed in clash with protesters in Vietnam

Three police officers and one protester killed after demonstrators attacked authorities near Hanoi.

Police officers killed in clash with protesters in Vietnam

Vietnam

Vietnam court sentences ex-minister to life in prison for fraud

Former information minister Nguyen Bac Son was accused of receiving $3m in bribes to help a deal with a mobile company.

Vietnam court sentences ex-minister to life in prison for fraud

AJ Impact

Untangling Christmas lights: How Vietnam gains from the trade war

Christmas light shipments to the US from Vietnam have more than doubled this year, while those from China have plunged.

Untangling Christmas lights: How Vietnam gains from the trade war

Food

Cooking and healing in my mother's Vietnamese kitchen

In the midst of misunderstandings and estrangement, one woman and her mother found solace in making spring rolls.

Cooking and healing in my mother's Vietnamese kitchen

South China Sea

Vietnam fights China's 'nine-dash line' amid old enmities

Vietnam is pushing back on Chinese claims over the South China Sea targeting Beijing's controversial nine-dash line.

Vietnam fights China's 'nine-dash line' amid old enmities

Human trafficking

First 16 victims of UK truck tragedy arrive back in Vietnam

Ten of the dead would-be migrants were teenagers, including two 15-year-olds; most came from three central provinces.

First 16 victims of UK truck tragedy arrive back in Vietnam

Europe

UK: Truck driver pleads guilty to immigration offences

Maurice Robinson was not asked for a plea on 39 charges of manslaughter he faces.

UK: Truck driver pleads guilty to immigration offences

South China Sea

US warships sail in disputed South China Sea amid tensions

China confirms it tracked US ships and urges United States to stop its 'provocative actions' in the disputed waters.

US warships sail in disputed South China Sea amid tensions