A Vietnamese military helicopter on a parachute training mission crashed close to the Vietnamese capital on Monday, killing 16 people on board and wounding five others, officials and state-controlled media said.
China's coastguard has detained six Vietnamese fishermen, an official said Friday, in a move that could raise tensions between the neighboring countries, already locked in a bitter maritime dispute.
An Australian of Vietnamese origin has been sentenced to death after trying to smuggle 4 kilograms (8.8 pounds) of heroin out of the country, state media in the communist nation said Saturday.
Vietnam's economic growth picked up in the first half of the year, official figures showed Friday, indicating the effects of anti-Chinese riots were not as bad as feared.
In a Congolese cemetery overrun with weeds and rubbish strewn among the graves and banana trees, the living have moved in with the dead — some of them years ago.
China has accused Vietnam of damaging peace and stability, state media said Tuesday, as it sought to drum up support at the United Nations in an ongoing territorial row.2 Comments
Vietnam released video footage Thursday showing a Chinese vessel steaming into the back of a Vietnamese fishing boat and tipping it over into waters close to where Beijing deployed a massive oil rig last month.4 Comments
The death toll from an accident where a bus carrying Hindu pilgrims veered off a mountain road and fell into a river in western Nepal has climbed to at least 18 people with another 17 injured, police said Tuesday.
Vietnam Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has urged HCM City to learn from the recent rioting incident and review relations between employees and employers.
Vietnam accused a Chinese vessel of ramming and sinking a Vietnamese fishing boat in the disputed South China Sea, sharpening already dangerously high tensions between the two nations over their overlapping territorial claims in the waters.1 Comment
Two Vietnamese people were given jail terms of between one and three years Sunday for instigating violence and vandalism in anti-China riots that hit Taiwanese-owned factories in Vietnam in mid-May.1 Comment
Vietnam's prime minister on Wednesday called on the world to condemn China for causing what he called an “extremely dangerous” situation in the disputed South China Sea, citing Beijing's recent deployment of an oil rig near an island that both countries claim.2 Comments
Amid rising concerns over escalating anti-China unrest and damages to Taiwan-invested assets in Vietnam, the Ministry of Labor (MOL) yesterday announced that it may consider enacting an across-the-board halt to admitting Vietnamese migrant workers.7 Comments
Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, leaders of India's defeated Congress party, offered to resign Monday after last week's election debacle but colleagues rebuffed their offer, a senior party figure said.