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.
Scores of activists were detained in Vietnam's capital Sunday as they gathered to protest against China after it rejected a recent international ruling that dismissed its claims to much of the South China Sea.
An idea of using a smartphone with GPS support to detect water leakage won first prize at Vietnam's Smart Water Innovation Contest 2016, organized by the Swedish Embassy in Hanoi.
Vietnam's economy slowed in the first half of 2016, official figures showed Wednesday, with a severe regional drought and a spate of fish deaths adding to losses caused by turmoil in global markets.