Arts & Culture

Vietnam's last public letter writer, 'a witness of Saigon'

Tourists flock to Saigon Central Post Office to meet Duong Van Ngo, who spent decades translating people's sentiments.

Vietnam's last public letter writer, 'a witness of Saigon'

Malaysia

Release bid fails for Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder

Doan Thi Huong is the last person facing charges for the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother.

Release bid fails for Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder

Vietnam

Vietnam asks Malaysia to free woman accused in Kim Jong Nam death

Foreign minister asks Malaysia to release Vietnamese citizen Doan Thi Huong ahead of Thursday's court hearing.

Vietnam asks Malaysia to free woman accused in Kim Jong Nam death

Vietnam

Trump-Kim summit fever hits Vietnam's streets

US and North Korean leaders met for a round of talks in Vietnam's capital, with entrepreneurs cashing in on the meeting.

Trump-Kim summit fever hits Vietnam's streets

North Korea

North Korea's Kim Jong Un leaves Vietnam after summit breakdown

As Kim met officials in Hanoi, the US and North Korea spun different versions of why the talks broke down.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un leaves Vietnam after summit breakdown

North Korea

What's next for US-North Korea ties after Hanoi summit failure?

Analysts say the collapse of Trump-Kim summit is a major setback for all sides involved in the nuclear standoff.

What's next for US-North Korea ties after Hanoi summit failure?

Vietnam

Trump-Kim summit in Vietnam: All the latest updates

Pyongyang seeks partial, not total, sanctions relief in exchange for closing its main nuclear plant, says N Korean FM.

North Korea

Trump, Kim leave Vietnam summit without agreement

Trump said two sides could not reach an agreement over sanctions, lower-level negotiations to continue.

Donald Trump

Meet the other 'Donald' making waves in Vietnam

Al Jazeera meets Donald Trump impersonator in Hanoi before the second US-North Korea summit in Vietnam's capital.

Q&A: The other 'Donald' making waves in Hanoi

Business & Economy

Vietnam's economy races ahead. But can it keep the wheels on?

The US-China trade dispute has given Vietnam growth opportunities but it still has to overcome key challenges.

Vietnam's economy races ahead. But can it keep the wheels on?

Human Rights

Drug offence executions more than halve in 2018 after Iran reform

Report warns that populist governments advocating use of death penalty may undermine global progress towards abolition.

Drug offence executions more than halve in 2018 after Iran reform

Vietnam

Vietnam: Trump, Kim arrive in Hanoi for second summit

US wants Pyongyang to maintain its pause of weapons testing while North Korea seeks easing of sanctions.

Vietnam: Trump, Kim arrive in Hanoi for second summit

Vietnam

Trump-Kim summit: Hanoi buzzing with T-shirts, flags and haircuts

Clever Hanoi entrepreneurs are cashing in on the second summit between North Korea and US, to be held on February 27-28.

Trump-Kim summit: Hanoi buzzing with T-shirts, flags and haircuts

Vietnam

Trump-Kim summit 2.0: Five things to look out for

The US president and the North Korean leader are set to hold high-stakes talks in Vietnam's Hanoi this week.

Trump-Kim summit 2.0: What you need to know

Opinion

Vietnam summit: What does Kim want?

Kim Jong Un badly needs the sanctions on North Korea relaxed but in exchange he will have to make big concessions.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian