Vietnam

Vietnam mulls law that may open market to foreign arms firms

The country’s defense spending is forecast to reach US$8.5B by 2027.

Vietnamese journalist may be released in July

Le Anh Hung told his mother he is nearing the end of his 5-year sentence.

Freed activist vows to continue fight against illegal toll booths

Dang Thi Hue spent 39 months in prison for her part in a Hanoi protest.

Rescuers recover body of Vietnamese boy from concrete pillar

The 10-year-old fell into the pipe on New Year’s Eve.

UN condemns Vietnam’s detention of environmental activist

Nguyen Ngoc Anh was arrested in September 2018 and sentenced to 6 years in prison

U.S. launches private refugee sponsorship program

The Welcome Corps allows Americans to privately sponsor refugees arriving in the country

Vietnam riot police in standoff with farmers over coffee dispute