Environment

Vietnam: Why Hanoi plans to ban motorbikes by 2030

The city had the second worst air pollution in the region in 2016.

Vietnam: Why Hanoi plans to ban motorbikes by 2030

Weather

Tropical Cyclone Son-Tinh makes landfall again

Three days of Son-Tinh overhead made things much worse in Vietnam and Laos.

Tropical Cyclone Son-Tinh makes landfall again

Internet

Vietnam cybersecurity law a devastating blow to freedom: Amnesty

New law aims to prevent users from organising online for anti-state purposes and spreading false information.

Vietnam cybersecurity law a devastating blow to freedom: Amnesty

Business & Economy

Vietnam calls for tougher measures on cryptocurrency

Vietnam to tighten "management of activities related to bitcoin and other cryptocurrency", the government said.

Vietnam calls for tougher measures on cryptocurrency

Human Rights

Vietnam 'jails prominent human rights lawyer'

Wife of Nguyen Van Dai 'strongly protests' against 15-year prison term handed out at tightly guarded trial in Hanoi.

Vietnam 'jails prominent human rights lawyer' Nguyen Van Dai

War & Conflict

'No survivors': US massacre in Vietnam's My Lai

Fifty years on from the massacre and 10 years since Al Jazeera first travelled to Vietnam, have lessons been learned?

REWIND

Heart of Darkness: Return to the My Lai massacre

A Vietnam War vet returns for the first time to meet survivors of the My Lai massacre and set the record straight.

Humanitarian crises

Survivors recall US massacre in Vietnam

One of the most infamous moments in American military history.

Asia Pacific

Vietnam set to be big winner in TPP trade deal

Vietnam, whose low-wage economy relies on exports, poised to benefit from elimination of tariffs in US and other major importing nations.

United States

US' largest military force in Vietnam since 1975 war

What the US Navy is describing as a routine port stop is being seen as a direct signal to China.

Vietnam

Vietnam marks 50th anniversary of Tet Offensive

A ceremony has been held in Ho Chi Minh City to remember the 1968 Tet Offensive, which significantly altered the course of the war in Vietnam.

Vietnam

Vietnam jails oil executives in corruption probe

Former state official imprisoned for life, as 21 others also jailed for up to 22 years in crackdown on oil giant.

Vietnam jails Trinh Xuan Thanh for life over corruption

Asia

Hanoi plan to ban motorbikes by 2030 to combat congestion

The government worries that the vibrant economy could make congestion in the city centre even worse, hoping to replace the vehicles with public transport and push bikes.

Asia Pacific

Tropical Storm Kirogi hits Vietnam

Downpour triggers flooding in the storm-weary country, with with 182 millimetres of rain reported in Quy Nhon.

Tropical Storm Kirogi hits Vietnam

Asia Pacific

Trump backpedals from remarks about 'Russian meddling'

US President Donald Trump has sought to clarify remarks he made about Russian President Vladimir Putin on his country's meddling in last year's election.