Vietnam's president on Wednesday urged further modernization of the armed forces in the face of growing maritime territorial disputes as the nation celebrated 70 years since it declared independence from France.
Myanmar's popular opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is urging armed ethnic minority groups to think carefully before signing a nationwide cease-fire agreement, a top party colleague said, a position that pits her against President Thein Sein, who has made reaching a deal before November elections his top priority.
Coffee prices have dropped to record lows in southern Dong Nai province, pushing coffee growers and particularly small enterprises to the verge of bankruptcy.
Police in Vietnam have seized more than 700 kilograms of rhino horns and elephant tusks believed to have originated from Mozambique, state media said Friday.
Vietnam is struggling to help communities hit by toxic mudslides after torrential rain in a major coal-mining area in northern Quang Ninh province, home to the UNESCO-listed Halong Bay tourist site.
David Cameron hailed rapidly growing trade with Vietnam on Wednesday during the first visit by a British Prime Minister to the communist country, as a number of key business deals were signed.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi invoked the memory of her assassinated father Sunday, describing upcoming elections as an opportunity to continue his legacy and bring real change to the former junta-ruled nation.
A bevy of workers are carefully sorting and grading an enormous pile of lychees at a packing house in northern Vietnam. The best of the bunch will go to China.
Vietnamese Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong doesn't hold an official government post, but it's not surprising that he'll meet with U.S. President Barack Obama on his visit to the United States this week. He is the de-facto top leader of his country.
Vietnam said Sunday it will end restrictions limiting the stake foreigners can own in some locally listed companies, the latest move by the communist country to open up to overseas investments.
One of Vietnam's most prominent dissidents vowed to continue his anti-Communist China activism after being released from prison on Saturday after serving two and a half years on tax evasion charges.
Eight Indonesians apprehended last week have confessed to hijacking a Malaysian oil tanker, a Vietnamese official said Monday.
A Vietnamese fishing crew said they were attacked by a Chinese vessel using water cannon in disputed waters near the flashpoint Paracel Islands, Vietnam's state media reported Monday.
Questions about human rights violations by the Vietnamese government should have no bearing on whether the U.S. should fully remove its ban on lethal weapons' sales to Hanoi, Vietnam's defense minister said Monday after meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter.