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Vietnam gets its Silicon Valley

Recent Vietnamese graduates looking for an English language teacher There’s an app for that. Or hunting the best bowl of pho in your Hanoi neighbourhood There’s now an app for that too.

08 Sep 2016 2:21 AM

Barack Obama quizzed on rap, weed, good looks

US President Barack Obama greets people in the audience after speaking to Vietnamese youth during the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative townhall meeting in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. (Photo: AP)

26 May 2016 4:05 AM

It’s going to be OK, Barack Obama tells Asians

US President Barack Obama sought on Wednesday to ease growing Asian worries about the raucous election campaign to succeed him which has been dominated by the incendiary rhetoric of mogul Donald Trump

26 May 2016 3:08 AM

President Barack Obama: Resolve South China Sea disputes peacefully

US Prez prods Vietnam on human rights

25 May 2016 6:27 AM

Taliban meet to pick Mansour successor

Senior Afghan Taliban figures were meeting on Monday to agree on a successor to Mullah Akhtar Mansour, the leader of the militant movement who US President Barack Obama confirmed had been killed in an

24 May 2016 4:59 AM


US lifts arms ban on Vietnam

US President Barack Obama and national security adviser Susan Rice (right) walk with chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in the presidential palace compound in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Photo: AP)

24 May 2016 4:36 AM

Vietnam: From cheap, fast fashion to ethical couture

Long a bastion for cheap, fast-fashion manufacturing, a new crop of designers are trying to transform the Made in Vietnam label and save the country’s rich ethnic heritage in the process.

21 Apr 2016 6:17 AM

Malaysia, Australia to discuss China moves

Activists chant anti-China slogans as they hold posters reading “Gac Ma, our country will never forget” during a rally in Hanoi on Monday to mark the anniversary of a 1988 battle in the Spratly Islands. — AP

15 Mar 2016 5:02 AM

Vietnam mourns death of beloved sacred turtle

A sacred giant turtle venerated as a symbol of Vietnam’s independence struggle has die-d, state media said, promp-ting an outpouring of grief and fears the death bodes ill for an upcoming communist le

21 Jan 2016 6:17 AM

Vietnam jails Canadian for sexually abusing homeless boys

Vadim Scott Benderman who taught English at a foreign language centre was found guilty at a trial in the capital Hanoi

14 Jan 2016 12:55 PM


Vietnam passes law abolishing death penalty for seven crimes

Two arrested over with attack on luxury hotel in Mali

27 Nov 2015 12:39 PM