Cao Van Ba, who has lived on the Son Islet in the middle of the Hau (Rear) River for nearly 50 years, fears that he will have no choice but to move to the mainland as erosion is fast destroying his farmland.
Some 3,000 athletes will converge on the Vietnamese resort town of Danang this weekend for the Asian Beach Games, vying for glory in events ranging from Indian contact sport kabaddi to wrestling and volleyball.
A Vietnamese court on Monday approved a Malaysian request for the extradition of eight Indonesians suspected of hijacking a Malaysian oil tanker more than a year ago, and rejected a similar request from Indonesia, state media reported.
Vietnam's (B1 stable) credit profile is supported by its robust economic growth and diversified economy, according to Moody's Investors Service.
A Vietnamese trainee pilot was killed when his fighter jet crashed into a rice field, an official said Friday, the third deadly military plane accident since June.
A Vietnamese woman paid a friend to cut off her hand and foot in a bid to claim a handsome insurance payout, state-run media reported Thursday.
A "jungle woman" who was discovered scavenging naked by a farmer in Cambodia nine years ago, was reunited with her father in Vietnam on Saturday, her adoptive family said.
Mainland China has urged Vietnam to investigate claims that a Chinese visitor's passport was defaced with profanity by officials at Ho Chi Minh city airport, in an apparent reference to a bitter territorial spat between the nations.
Vietnam's prime minister vowed to defend the country's sovereignty in the South China Sea as he was re-elected Tuesday by the rubber-stamp National Assembly.
Many singers in Vietnam are refusing to back big concerts and like performing on game shows broadcast live on several channels as they can promote their performance and receive high payments.