A Chinese oil survey vessel that has been embroiled in a tense standoff with Vietnamese vessels in the South China Sea left Vietnamese-controlled waters on Thursday after more than three months, marine data showed.
Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP) expansion is projected to decelerate from 7.1 percent in 2018 to 6.6 percent in 2019, due to slower export growth and weaker agricultural production growth, according to the World Bank's latest report in economies in East Asia.
Out of 56 companies that relocated their production out of China between April 2018 and August 2019, only three went to India and two to Indonesia. This was the finding of a study by Nomura, a Japanese financial group.
Cocoons bob in boiling water as silk is rapidly teased out, spinning on reels skillfully operated by women in Vietnam's Co Chat village, where households have been making thread for more than a century.
Toothless and nearly blind, grandmother Pham Thi Ca refuses to leave her plot of land even after bulldozers demolished her house — an extraordinary holdout against Communist Vietnam's deepening addiction to coal.
The salt farmers of Hon Khoi rise before dawn as they have for generations, fanning out across shallow seawater pools in southern Vietnam to harvest the precious mineral, hoping for a better season than the last.
US Senator Tom Carper spoke on the Senate floor regarding escalating tensions between the United States and Iran nearly one year after the Trump Administration pulled the US out of the carefully negotiated Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
The United States has launched a multi-million-dollar cleanup operation at a former air base in Vietnam that was used to store Agent Orange, a toxic herbicide responsible for causing cancer and a series of health complications among the Vietnamese after the US military intervention in the country in the 1960s and 70s.
During the failed US-North Korean summit last month in Vietnam, US President Donald Trump gave North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a piece of paper that included a demand for the transfer of Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons to the United States, according to media reports.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says US President Donald Trump is not seeking "serious diplomacy" on North Korea after he failed to reach an agreement with the North Korean leader during their summit in Vietnam.