Vietnam

Police officers killed in clash with protesters in Vietnam

Three police officers and one protester killed after demonstrators attacked authorities near Hanoi.

Police officers killed in clash with protesters in Vietnam

Vietnam

Vietnam court sentences ex-minister to life in prison for fraud

Former information minister Nguyen Bac Son was accused of receiving $3m in bribes to help a deal with a mobile company.

Vietnam court sentences ex-minister to life in prison for fraud

AJ Impact

Untangling Christmas lights: How Vietnam gains from the trade war

Christmas light shipments to the US from Vietnam have more than doubled this year, while those from China have plunged.

Untangling Christmas lights: How Vietnam gains from the trade war

Food

Cooking and healing in my mother's Vietnamese kitchen

In the midst of misunderstandings and estrangement, one woman and her mother found solace in making spring rolls.

Cooking and healing in my mother's Vietnamese kitchen

South China Sea

Vietnam fights China's 'nine-dash line' amid old enmities

Vietnam is pushing back on Chinese claims over the South China Sea targeting Beijing's controversial nine-dash line.

Vietnam fights China's 'nine-dash line' amid old enmities

Human trafficking

First 16 victims of UK truck tragedy arrive back in Vietnam

Ten of the dead would-be migrants were teenagers, including two 15-year-olds; most came from three central provinces.

First 16 victims of UK truck tragedy arrive back in Vietnam

Europe

UK: Truck driver pleads guilty to immigration offences

Maurice Robinson was not asked for a plea on 39 charges of manslaughter he faces.

UK: Truck driver pleads guilty to immigration offences

South China Sea

US warships sail in disputed South China Sea amid tensions

China confirms it tracked US ships and urges United States to stop its 'provocative actions' in the disputed waters.

US warships sail in disputed South China Sea amid tensions

United Nations

Mekong countries and the UN join forces to fight drug scourge

Ministers on Friday agreed to regularly share intelligence and carry out more coordinated anti-trafficking operations.

Mekong countries and the UN join forces to fight drug scourge

Asia Pacific

Vietnam jails teacher for 11 years over Facebook posts

Nguyen Nang Tinh denies the charges, saying the Facebook account posting 'anti-state' material belonged to someone else.

Vietnam jails teacher for 11 years over Facebook posts

AJ Impact

United States pork prices rise as fatal pig disease hits Asia

This is likely the first time African swine fever has significantly affected the US, says Tyson Foods CEO Noel White.

United States pork prices rise as fatal pig disease hits Asia

Europe

UK police identify truck victims, 10 teenagers among 39 dead

Two of the dead were only 15.

UK police identify truck victims, 10 teenagers among 39 dead

Asia Pacific

Vietnam arrests more suspects over UK truck tragedy

Total number of arrests in Vietnam rises to 10 in connection with deaths of 39 people found in truck in UK last month.

Vietnam arrests 8 more suspects over UK truck deaths

Vietnam

Vietnam condemns human trafficking after UK truck tragedy

British police say they believe all 39 people found dead in the back of a lorry last month were Vietnamese.

Vietnam condemns human trafficking after UK truck tragedy

Human trafficking

Three arrested in Vietnam, Ireland over UK truck deaths

Irish man faces manslaughter charges, while 2 in Vietnam suspected to be involved in death of 39 people.

Three arrested in Vietnam, Ireland over UK truck deaths