With their second test too showing positive for doping, five Vietnamese athletes could lose their medals from last year’s SEA Games in Hanoi and face long bans.
A motorbike courier turned heads when speaking to novelist Marc Levy in fluent French without the help of a translator at a readers’ meeting in HCMC with the author on Nov. 9.
I am 29 years old and the youngest in a traditional family. My mother and four sisters didn’t have sex before marriage.
A story about undiplomatic comments by Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh caught on a hot mic went viral — before the U.S.-funded news agency removed it following complaints from his embassy.
Vietnam is set to follow Indonesia and South Africa with a climate financing package of at least $11 billion to shift its economy away from coal and boost the rollout of renewable energy sources.
As has been the case for much of history, stable, manageable relations with China form the foundation of the country’s foreign policy.
A Vietnamese court on Friday jailed a dissident for eight years for anti-state activities after he posted on social media commentary critical of the Communist Party and its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Visa hassles, limited international flights and poor tourism services are dissuading foreign tourists from returning to Vietnam post-pandemic.
As Germany looks to diversify its interests in Asia, Vietnam is emerging as an alternative manufacturing hub. Chancellor Scholz was in Hanoi to bolster trade and investment ties.
Bui Van Thuan faces up to 12 years in prison for critical posts
The recent debate on The Strategist about whether Vietnam should have a maritime or continental geostrategic orientation has reinvigorated the long-term and historical interaction between the two strategic cultures.
Among other things, the country’s land acquisition procedures are creaky, opaque, and difficult to appeal.
Huong’s perpetual fear of not being “good enough” meant she was working up to 18 hours a day, and ended up hospitalized for exhaustion.
Vietnam has successfully negotiated direct purchase of a 19th century imperial seal from French auction house Millon.
VinFast’s lackluster performance discourages foreign rivals from entering market
‘Khu Rung Cua Pao’ (The Forest of Pao) has won the award for Best Short Film at the Hanoi International Film Festival.
Vietnam and Germany have signed three cooperation agreements in defense, energy and vocational training during the visit of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
The defense ministry has agreed to upgrade a French-era airport in the southern Binh Phuoc Province exclusively for use by special flights.
Preliminary planning for the 392 km-long (244 miles) Lao Cai-Hanoi–Haiphong standard gauge railway was finished in 2019 having first been mentioned in 2015. Once constructed, it will link the capital of China’s southwestern Yunnan province to one of Vietnam’s busiest…
Vietnam Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong’s recent visit to Beijing was meant to assure China, but didn’t signal any change in Hanoi’s basic approach toward its northern neighbor.
Grandparents are a mystery and, when you layer on barriers of culture and language, can we ever say we know who they really were ?
Actress Kieu Trinh and TV host Nguyen Cao Ky Duyen will star in HBO series adaptation ‘The Sympathizer’ with Robert Downey Jr.
Vietnam has been removed from the currency monitoring list by the U.S. Treasury Department.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and U.S. President Joe Biden discussed measures to promote bilateral relations during their meeting Saturday night in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh.
In matters of national security and national interests, Vietnamese leaders are pragmatists.
French auction house Millon said it has rescheduled the auction of a 19th century Nguyen Dynasty imperial seal following the Vietnamese government’s interest in it.