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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 wins rating upgrade from Fitch on growth, reserves Vietnam wins rating upgrade from Fitch on growth, reserves
May 28 2018

Vietnam won a sovereign rating upgrade from Fitch Ratings on rising foreign-exchange reserves and strong economic growth, putting the nation closer to investment grade. Bonds and stocks rose.

Vietnam Is a Frontier Market for Good Reason Vietnam Is a Frontier Market for Good Reason
May 28 2018

Anyone visiting the vibrant and bustling metropolis that is Ho Chi Minh City would hesitate to call Vietnam a frontier market.

Vietnam stocks lead SE Asia slide, SET closes below 1,800 Vietnam stocks lead SE Asia slide, SET closes below 1,800
May 28 2018

Vietnam stocks plummeted nearly 4% on Monday, extending a market rout after a near 7% decline over the last two weeks, while the Stock Exchange of Thailand index closed 0.62% lower.

US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam
May 23 2018

The United States has raised tariffs on steel from Vietnam that Washington says originated in China and evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel.

The Vietnam War Is Over. The Bombs Remain. The Vietnam War Is Over. The Bombs Remain.
May 17 2018

Shading my eyes from the bright sun, I stared into the bomb crater amid the verdant rice paddies. While it had been nearly 50 years since the last American planes riddled the countryside near Danang...

Millions Are Still Suffering from the Vietnam War Millions Are Still Suffering from the Vietnam War
May 17 2018

More than forty years after the Vietnam War, death and devastation continue to follow in its wake, and the misery index rises even though the shooting has long stopped. Richard Nixon once stated...

Vietnam's Danang begins makeover into 'smart city' Vietnam's Danang begins makeover into 'smart city'
Apr 24 2018

Vietnamese information technology leader FPT looks to turn Danang into a "smart city" in two years, focusing on fields such as agriculture, medicine, energy and traffic.

Samsung Electronics to Expand Production in Vietnam Samsung Electronics to Expand Production in Vietnam
Apr 24 2018

Samsung Electronics Co. is determined to further expand production in Vietnam, co-CEO Koh Dong-jin told Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Friday.

In Vietnam, a mega casino rises with the help of a Macau junket company In Vietnam, a mega casino rises with the help of a Macau junket company
Apr 23 2018

Along a 3km stretch of coastline in central Vietnam, construction cranes are digging up mounds of sand and rubble where the country's biggest casino is set to open next year.

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...

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