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Stay current with the latest updates on Vietnam's news, stories and upcoming events. Furthermore, when assignments are finished, foreign reporters are asked for their favorite stories to share. Here they are...

Vietnam woman gives birth to 7kg baby Vietnam woman gives birth to 7kg baby
Oct 18 2017

A Vietnamese mother had the shock of her life when her newborn son weighed in at a whopping 7.1 kilograms (15.7 pounds), one of the heaviest births ever reported in the Southeast Asian nation.

Vietnam on flood alert again Vietnam on flood alert again
Oct 18 2017

Just a week after destructive floods battered Vietnam, the country is now preparing for the arrival of Tropical Storm Khanun.

Archaeologists uncover ancient trading network in Vietnam Archaeologists uncover ancient trading network in Vietnam
Oct 04 2017

A team of archaeologists from The Australian National University (ANU) has uncovered a vast trading network which operated in Vietnam from around 4,500 years ago up until around 3,000 years ago.

Archaeologists discover ancient trading network in Vietnam Archaeologists discover ancient trading network in Vietnam
Oct 04 2017

Archaeologists have uncovered a vast trading network that operated in Vietnam for 1,500 years, from 2500 BC to 1000 BC, a find that changes what was thought to be known about early Vietnamese culture.

Bangkok showcases Vietnam’s contemporary art scene Bangkok showcases Vietnam’s contemporary art scene
Oct 04 2017

Aiming to make Thailand a crossroads for Asean art, the Culture Ministry is showcasing Vietnam’s avant-garde at its Rachadamnoen Contemporary Art Centre on Rachadamnoen Klang Avenue near the...

Vietnam War series has lessons for today Vietnam War series has lessons for today
Oct 04 2017

Americans who love their country should be sure to watch the multi-part series about Vietnam produced by the incomparable Ken Burns.

Vietnam may scuttle Trans-Pacific trade Vietnam may scuttle Trans-Pacific trade
Sep 18 2017

Vietnam may be reluctant to undertake tricky reforms to be part of a controversial Pacific free trade deal if there is no sweetener of better US market access.

Vietnam Is Preparing to Legally Recognize Bitcoin Vietnam Is Preparing to Legally Recognize Bitcoin
Sep 18 2017

Vietnam's prime minister has approved a plan that could see the country formally recognize bitcoin as a form of payment by 2018.

Tennessee Student-Athletes Volunteer in Vietnam Tennessee Student-Athletes Volunteer in Vietnam
Sep 18 2017

In July, 14 student-athletes at the University of Tennessee (UT) had a unique cross-cultural experience in Vietnam through the school’s VOLeaders Academy. Inspired by Nga Le — the first Vietnamese...

High-Tech vs. Low-Tech Equipment in Vietnam High-Tech vs. Low-Tech Equipment in Vietnam
Sep 15 2017

When Richmond native Bill Harrison was issued a new flight suit in Vietnam he didn't realize that the fire-retardant fiber in the clothing was made by the company that would become his future...

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