Vietnam has carried out significant land reclamation at two sites in disputed South China Sea waters, recent satellite pictures show, but analysts say the scale of the work is dwarfed by that of China.
Vietnam's premier on Thursday hit out at the "barbarous crimes" of its wartime American foe as the nation marked four decades since the fall of Saigon, an event that delivered a communist victory and a painful blow to U.S. moral and military prestige.
In the chaotic last days of the Vietnam War, the U.S. airlifted thousands of children out of Saigon. Forty years later, many Operation Babylift survivors have returned, looking for answers from a family or country they never knew.
Hanoi has issued a stern rebuke to Ottawa after the Canadian Senate passed a bill commemorating the arrival of tens of thousands of "boat people" who fled after Saigon fell to the communists 40 years ago.
Vietnam sent a high-ranking delegation of Communist Party officials and cabinet ministers to China on Tuesday as the countries seek to mend relations strained by the giant northern neighbor's deployment of an oil rig last year in disputed waters.
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Monday that Vietnam is close to agreeing a free trade deal with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union.
Workers at a major Vietnamese footwear factory for Nike and adidas ended a week-long strike Thursday after the government agreed to their demands on retirement payouts.
Thousands of Vietnamese workers at a major footwear factory were on strike for a sixth day Wednesday over a social insurance law in a rare challenge to government policy.
Vietnam has become the world's top outsourcing location for the first time in terms of costs, risks and operating conditions, according to a study by global real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield.
Formosa Plastics Group (FPG, 台塑集團) confirmed Thursday that a scaffolding collapse that occurred at a steel mill that has FPG investment in central Vietnam had killed at least 12 people.
Hanoi - At least 14 people were killed and 30 injured in a scaffold collapse in a steel complex that has investment from Taiwan-based conglomerate Formosa Plastics Group , media in the Southeast Asian country reported early Thursday.
Vietnam's number of ultra-high-net worth individuals (UHNWIs) -- people who have US$30 million or more in total assets -- is set to double by 2024, according to the 2015 Wealth Report by Knight Frank.
Vietnamese authorities have buried thousands of seized cats -- many believed to have been alive at the time -- after the felines were smuggled from China to feed the nation's illegal cat meat trade.
The La Haye International Court of Justice found Vietnam not guilty of an alleged violation of the Vietnam-France Agreement on Encouragement and Protection of Investment.