Vietnam

Mattis tours contaminated Vietnam War-era Agent Orange site

Bien Hoa is one of Vietnam's largest remaining dioxin hotspots with a US-funded clean-up due to start in 2019.

Mattis tours contaminated Vietnam War-era Agent Orange site

Asia Pacific

Vietnam's late president to be buried in home province

Tran Dai Quang, wh died suddenly on Friday from a rare virus, was widely criticised for his crackdown on political dissent.

Vietnam

Vietnam president Quang dies after 'serious illness'

Tran Dai Quang died at a military hospital in Hanoi, state media reported without elaborating on the illness.

Human Rights

Overworked, abused, hungry: Vietnamese domestic workers in Saudi

Women say they are forced to work at least 18 hours a day, denied food, assaulted and prevented from returning home.

Overworked, abused, hungry: Vietnamese domestic workers in Saudi

Asia Pacific

WEF on ASEAN: Trade, regional disputes supersede agenda

Embracing new technology was supposed to be the theme of the meeting of Asian nations, but the US-China trade war is dominating the agenda as leaders of South East Asian countries meet in Vietnam.

Weather

Homes flooded, villages cut off as tropical storm hits Vietnam

Thailand, Laos and Myanmar also lashed by Bebinca’s relentless rain.

Homes flooded, villages cut off as tropical storm hits Vietnam

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.