Vietnam

'American dream' lives on in Vietnam despite the past

Ordinary Vietnamese still believe in what the United States represents, despite the war and painful economic sanctions.

'American dream' lives on in Vietnam despite the past

Donald Trump

Donald Trump arrives in Vietnam for APEC summit

Trump joins world leaders gathered for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam.

Reporter's Notebook

Putin, Trump and APEC's 'silly shirts'

Trade deals are expected to dominate talks at the Vietnam-based summit, yet expectations for major announcements are low.

APEC 2017: The leaders' sideshow

APEC

Trump faces hard sell on new Asia policy at APEC summit

At the APEC summit in Da Nang, Trump will promote the vaguely defined concept of a 'free and open Indo-Pacific region'.

Trump faces hard sell on new Asia policy at APEC summit

Business & Economy

Vietnam to host APEC summit amid challenges

US President Donald Trump's next stop in his tour of Asia is Vietnam, where he will attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit (APEC).

Vietnam

Scores killed in Vietnam floods as APEC summit begins

More than 2,000 homes have collapsed and more than 80,000 are damaged following Typhoon Damrey.

Scores killed in Vietnam floods as APEC summit begins

Asia Pacific

Vietnam: Typhoon Damrey leaves dozens dead, thousands homeless

Tens of thousands of people are left homeless in southern and central Vietnam after Typhoon Damrey made landfall on Saturday, killing dozens of people.

Cyclone

Typhoon Damrey slams Vietnam, strongest in 16 years

Vietnam has been struck by a destructive tropical cyclone just a week before hosting the APEC conference.

Typhoon Damrey slams Vietnam, strongest in 16 years

Asia Pacific

Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam

Typhoon Damrey hits southern coast of Vietnam killing 19 and leaving a trail of devastation.

Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam

Risking it all

Dicing with death on the rivers of Vietnam and Laos

Bamboo harvesters navigate rapids on rafts while Lao fishermen risk death casting their nets into a roaring waterfall.

Weather

Vietnam on flood alert again

A week after deadly floods ravaged the country, Tropical Storm Khanun heads towards Vietnam.

Vietnam on flood alert again

Vietnam

Floods and landslides kill 37; 40 missing in Vietnam

Casualties include four families whose houses were buried in a landslide early Thursday while they were sleeping.

Floods and landslides kill 37; 40 missing in Vietnam

The Listening Post

Catalan Referendum: Media, politics and independence

Is the Spanish media coverage serving the people or its political masters? Plus, the persecution of Vietnam's bloggers.

Vietnam

Thousands ill in Vietnam dengue outbreak

Mosquito-borne disease outbreak stretches Vietnam medical system as officials report 10,000 new infections in one week.

Thousands ill in Vietnam dengue outbreak

Vietnam

Death toll rises in northern Vietnam flash floods

Heavy rains and flash floods result in nine deaths while another 24 people missing in one of country's poorest regions.

Death toll rises in northern Vietnam flash floods