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.
A Vietnamese reporter's press card has been revoked for "insulting" the military in an online post after a search plane crashed last week while looking for a missing fighter jet, the government said.
Taiwanese athlete Yang Chun-han won the 200-meter heat in 20.73 seconds at the Asian Junior Athletics Championship 2016 being held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Wrapping up a historic visit to Vietnam, U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised the next generation of leaders for being more conscious about the effects of climate change than previous generations and urged them to "do something about it."
After knocking down one of the last vestiges of Cold War antagonism with a former war enemy, President Barack Obama on Tuesday took his push for closer ties directly to the Vietnamese people, meeting with activists and entrepreneurs and arguing that better human rights would boost the communist country's economy, stability and regional power.