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

Human Rights

Vietnam jails activist for six years for Facebook posts

Dissident activist Nguyen Ngoc Anh is sentenced to six years in prison for online posts as the EU calls for his release.

Vietnam: Facebook user gets six-year jail for 'anti-state' posts

AJ Impact

Huawei reviews relationship with FedEx after packages 'diverted'

Global tech giant hit by US sanctions questions integrity of shipping services provided by US delivery firm.

Huawei reviews relationship with FedEx after packages 'diverted'

Vietnam

'Fear and paranoia': How Vietnam controls its media

'Level of terror rises sharply' as Vietnam ranks 176th out of 180 countries in the 2019 Press Freedom Index.

'Fear and paranoia': How Vietnam controls its media

Vietnam

At least 128 prisoners of conscience in Vietnam: Amnesty

The number of those jailed in activist and social media crackdown rises by a third as new legislation takes effect.

At least 128 prisoners of conscience in Vietnam: Amnesty

Thailand

Thais accused of insulting king have disappeared: Rights groups

The three activists were allegedly sent back to Thailand, but Thai deputy prime minister denies they are in custody.

Thais accused of insulting king have disappeared: Rights groups

Malaysia

Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong Nam returns home

Doan Thi Huong spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing Kim Jong Un's half-brother.

Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong Nam returns home

Malaysia

Vietnamese suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder handed prison term

Huong sentenced to three years and four months in prison but will be released in May for good behaviour, lawyer says.

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

AJ IMPACT

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?