AJ Impact

By the numbers: Illegal wildlife trade threatens species

Vietnamese wildlife trafficking networks drive global trade in elephant, pangolin, tiger and rhino parts, report finds.

By the numbers: Illegal wildlife trade threatens species

Vietnam

Chinese survey ship returns to disputed waters claimed by Vietnam

Presence last month of Haiyang Dizhi 8 survey ship in waters around Spratly Islands also drew protest from Hanoi.

Chinese survey ship returns to disputed waters claimed by Vietnam

Vietnam

Dozens dead, six missing in Typhoon Wipha's aftermath in Vietnam

Nearly 3,900 houses, more than 22,000 hectares of crops submerged in massive flooding in southern Lam Dong province.

Dozens dead, six missing in Typhoon Wipha's aftermath in Vietnam

Asia Pacific

Several dead, missing as Tropical Storm Wipha slams into Vietnam

Heavy rain reported in northern Vietnam over the weekend, with more rain expected to cause flooding on Monday.

Several dead, missing as Tropical Storm Wipha slams into Vietnam

Asia Pacific

Vietnam detains nearly 400 Chinese in online gambling bust

Gambling ring accused of running an online operation worth $435m in a tightly guarded urban area outside Hanoi.

Vietnam detains nearly 400 Chinese in online gambling bust

Vietnam

Vietnam seizes 55 pieces of rhino horn hidden in plaster

The 125-kilogram haul discovered at Hanoi's Noi Bai airport on same day suspects found with seven tiger carcasses.

Vietnam seizes 55 pieces of rhino horn hidden in plaster

Malaria

Drug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia: Study

Scientists warn of 'terrifying prospect' that multidrug-resistant malaria strain could reach Africa.

Drug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia: Study

Asia Pacific

Singapore seizes pangolin scales, ivory worth over $48m

Haul of 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales and 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory is found in container en route to Vietnam.

Singapore seizes pangolin scales, ivory worth over $48m

South China Sea

Vietnam demands China withdraw vessel from South China Sea

Reports suggest large-scale standoff between several coastguard ships from each country near the Spratly Islands.

Vietnam demands China withdraw vessel from South China Sea

AJ Impact

Nike supplier pivots away from Vietnam after exiting China

Eclat Textile looks to other countries to diversify its manufacturing hubs after Trump imposes tariffs on Vietnam.

Nike supplier pivots away from Vietnam after exiting China

AJ Impact

Trump: A trade deal with China is 'absolutely possible' this week

Trump says he'll impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods if the two sides can't make a deal.

Trump: A trade deal with China is 'absolutely possible' this week

Asia Pacific

Vietnam jails US man for 12 years for trying to overthrow state

Michael Phuong Minh Nguyen family says he has never been involved in any type of activism.

Vietnam jails US man for 12 years for trying to overthrow state

AJ Impact

Millions of pigs culled as swine fever spreads through Asia

UN body urges Asian states to tackle what's being described as the largest animal disease outbreak in history.

Millions of pigs culled as swine fever spreads through Asia

Vietnam

Vietnam asks for Russian help to preserve Ho Chi Minh corpse

The embalmed body of Vietnam's founding leader lies in a mausoleum in Hanoi, attracting thousands of visitors each year.

Vietnam asks for Russian help to preserve Ho Chi Minh corpse

AJ Impact

How one solar company is defying Trump's trade tariffs

Trina Solar Limited has found ways around Trump's tariffs to continue supplying its biggest market: the US

How one solar company is defying Trump's trade tariffs