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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...

Inside Vietnam’s ‘cave kingdom’, adventure tourism sustains nature, local livelihoods Inside Vietnam’s ‘cave kingdom’, adventure tourism sustains nature, local livelihoods
Apr 13 2018

PHONG NHA, Vietnam: When Ho Khanh spotted a trail of mist, the illegal logger was lost. He had trekked for 20 kilometres through the thick jungle of the Phong Nha-Kebang National Park in Quang Binh...

US aircraft carrier arrives in Vietnam on landmark visit US aircraft carrier arrives in Vietnam on landmark visit
Apr 13 2018

A U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in Vietnam on Monday for the first time since the end of the Vietnam War, dramatically underscoring the growing strategic ties between the former foes at a time when...

Fifty years after the Tet Offensive: ‘The war was a long time ago. We are all friends now.’ Fifty years after the Tet Offensive: ‘The war was a long time ago. We are all friends now.’
Mar 02 2018

For most Americans of a certain age, just hearing the word “Tet” conjures up memories of the Vietnam War, and especially so this year as this is the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive.

Walkabout: Vietnam — what a rush! Walkabout: Vietnam — what a rush!
Mar 02 2018

In Vietnam, it’s always rush hour. The streets are so packed — at all hours — that our rush hours look almost deserted by comparison.

Vietnam F1 race looks likely, says Ecclestone Vietnam F1 race looks likely, says Ecclestone
Mar 02 2018

A Formula One race in Vietnam could be on the calendar by 2020, according to the sport’s former commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

Dismantling Barriers to Business in Vietnam Dismantling Barriers to Business in Vietnam
Mar 02 2018

In a single year, Vietnam improved its ranking by 14 places on the World Bank Doing Business Report, which ranks countries based on how easy it is to do business there. How did Vietnam achieve this?...

Ongoing Equitization of Major State-Owned Enterprises Positive for Vietnam Ongoing Equitization of Major State-Owned Enterprises Positive for Vietnam
Mar 02 2018

The ongoing equitization of major state-owned enterprises (SOE) will be positive for Vietnam, opening the door to more foreign investment and competition needed to reinvigorate the domestic oil and...

China becomes Vietnam's biggest export market in January: Vietnamese customs China becomes Vietnam's biggest export market in January: Vietnamese customs
Mar 02 2018

China overpassed the United States to become Vietnam's biggest export market in January, the General Department of Vietnam Customs said on Friday.

How to deal with currency while in Vietnam, and other money-saving tips How to deal with currency while in Vietnam, and other money-saving tips
Mar 02 2018

Just for background: The dong is the national currency issued by the State Bank of Vietnam, the central bank. It is one of those currencies that makes doing math in your head a challenge. Last week...

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.

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