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Vietnam 'kidnap victim' Trinh Xuan Thanh appears on TV

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 14:29
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

An oil executive who disappeared in Berlin appears on Vietnamese state TV amid kidnapping claims.
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Germany expels Vietnam attache over suspected kidnap

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 15:26
related countries: Germany Germany

Trinh Xuan Thanh was bundled into a car outside Berlin Zoo nine days ago, according to reports.
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Hanoi plan to ban motorbikes by 2030 to combat pollution

Tuesday, July 4th 2017, 15:50
related places: Hanoi

City councillors say they want to wean Hanoi off motorbikes in favour of public transport.
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'Mother Mushroom': Prominent Vietnamese blogger on trial

Thursday, June 29th 2017, 5:55

Rights groups have criticised the trial and demanded the top blogger's immediate release.
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Vietnam blogger Pham Minh Hoang deported to France

Sunday, June 25th 2017, 11:42
related countries: France France

French-Vietnamese dissident blogger Pham Minh Hoang loses his birth nationality and is deported.
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Man stabbed to death in Vietnam wedding karaoke row

Friday, May 26th 2017, 6:19

A man fatally stabbed another at a wedding in southern Vietnam, after being mocked for his singing.
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Scientists warn about Vietnam pig's blood delicacy

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 21:34

In Vietnam, raw pig's blood is a well-known delicacy - but there are serious health risks.
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Dough kidding

Sunday, May 21st 2017, 23:10
related countries: Japan Japan

How strict quality control and unusual Asian toppings helped a Japanese expat build a popular pizza chain in Vietnam.
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Vietnamese villagers free police hostages

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 20:50

The remaining 19 people held captive are released following a week-long stand-off in a land dispute.
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Hanoi rejects ministry's King Kong statue plan

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 12:57

City administration says the planned site by Hoan Kiem Lake would be inappropriate.
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Real-life horror at Kong: Skull Island Vietnam premiere

Friday, March 10th 2017, 19:03

Watch the moment film-goers were shocked at the Vietnam premier of Kong: Skull Island.
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John Kerry finds Vietnam War site where he killed a man

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 5:24
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state visits the place where he killed a man and learns his name for the first time.
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Forceps removed from stomach after 18 years

Tuesday, January 3rd 2017, 12:21

A Vietnamese man has had surgical forceps removed from his stomach after 18 years.
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Vietnam medics remove scissors after 18 years

Monday, January 2nd 2017, 13:20

Vietnamese doctors remove scissors left in man's abdomen for 18 years.
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Fighting for Vietnam

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 2:38

Portraits of the female veterans who risked their lives for their country
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The 96-year-old keeping a dying song alive

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 0:09
related places: Quan Ho

Groups of elderly Vietnamese women are trying to keep alive a traditional folk song called Quan Ho, which has been sung for centuries but is at risk of being forgotten.
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Prince William 'struggled' with parenthood

Saturday, November 19th 2016, 14:22

Speaking on a Vietnamese talk show, Prince William says he has "struggled at times" with parenthood.
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Stunts for likes

Saturday, November 5th 2016, 0:30

A trend in which people promise to carry out dangerous dares for Facebook likes is causing worry in Vietnam.
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Vietnam karaoke bar fire kills 13

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 2:40
related places: Hanoi

Thirteen people are killed when a fire breaks out at a Hanoi karaoke bar and spreads to other buildings.
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'I found the man who saved my life'

Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 23:03

Thirty-six years after being rescued from the sea as a refugee from Vietnam, Yen Siow tried to find the ship's crew who saved her life.
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Hundreds of Vietnam drug addicts flee rehabilitation centre

Monday, October 24th 2016, 10:38

Police in southern Vietnam search for more than 200 drug addicts who broke out of a compulsory rehabilitation centre.
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Tom Hayden, famed anti-Vietnam war activist, dies aged 76

Monday, October 24th 2016, 9:00
related countries: United States United States

Tom Hayden, progressive activist and a prominent figure in the US anti-Vietnam war movement, dies after a lengthy illness.
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Flooding hits central Vietnam ahead of Typhoon Sarika

Sunday, October 16th 2016, 14:05

Severe flooding in central Vietnam kills 21 people and submerges tens of thousands of homes, as forecasters warn Typhoon Sarika could bring more rain.
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Russia 'considering military bases in Cuba and Vietnam'

Friday, October 7th 2016, 17:21
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Russia's deputy defence minister reveals country is 'reconsidering' the closure of bases in Vietnam and Cuba.
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