loading

News: Vietnam

We have started to collect the most important news related to Vietnam in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Vietnam – overview

Vietnam: news

Songwriters jailed in Vietnam

Tuesday, October 30th 2012, 9:32

Vietnam jails two musicians for spreading anti-state propaganda, after they wrote songs critical of the government.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vietnam PM admits economy faults

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 11:18

Vietnam's prime minister admits he made mistakes managing the country's faltering economy, promising to reform state firms hit by corruption scandals.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vietnam PM spared party action

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 6:19

A two-week Vietnam Communist Party meeting ends with an apology over corruption and economic woes but PM Nguyen Tan Dung remains in place.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Hanoi Party bans lavish weddings

Monday, October 8th 2012, 14:49
related places: Hanoi

The Communist Party in Vietnam bans members in the capital, Hanoi, from holding lavish weddings, saying they anger the public.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Changing times for Vietnam festival

Sunday, September 30th 2012, 2:55

Millions of people across Vietnam are celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon festival, but some of its traditional elements seem to be dying out.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vietnam jails dissident bloggers

Monday, September 24th 2012, 11:48

Vietnam jails three high-profile bloggers accused of spreading anti-government propaganda, in a case fiercely criticised by rights groups.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Lessons from the Vietnam war

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 1:07
related countries: United States United States

Has the US forgotten lessons from Vietnam?
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vietnam's leader targets blogs

Thursday, September 13th 2012, 15:05

Vietnam's prime minister hits out at three blogs critical of the government, ordering that those behind them be ''seriously punished''.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Top Vietnam shipping boss held

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 8:47

Vietnam says the former chairman of a major state shipping company has been arrested abroad for economic crimes and extradited home.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vietnam police seize tiger cubs

Tuesday, September 4th 2012, 12:10

Four rare tiger cubs and more than 100 endangered pangolins are seized from suspected wildlife smugglers in Vietnam, police have said.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Vietnam's female weightlifting hope

Thursday, August 30th 2012, 8:53

Vietnam's Chau Hoang Tuyet Loan talks to the BBC about how she overcame throat cancer to represent her country at the 2012 Paralympics Games.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

In pictures: Burning monk photographer dies

Tuesday, August 28th 2012, 14:40
related countries: United States United States

Journalist whose Vietnam image changed US policy has died
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Saigon burning monk reporter dies

Tuesday, August 28th 2012, 13:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: New Hampshire

A US journalist who shot the iconic 1963 photo of a Vietnamese monk in flames in a Saigon street dies in New Hampshire at the age of 81.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: No charges over Russian 'slave' factory

Friday, August 24th 2012, 16:39
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian police have decided not to press criminal charges against owners of a factory where Vietnamese illegal immigrants were forced to live and work in 'slave-like conditions'.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vietnam arrests top bank official

Friday, August 24th 2012, 10:14

A second top executive in Vietnam, Ly Xuan Hai, is arrested in a case that has led to a plunge in bank shares and a run on deposits, state-run media report.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Tycoon's arrest triggers bank run

Thursday, August 23rd 2012, 14:06

Depositors withdraw hundreds of millions of dollars from one of Vietnam's largest banks after the arrest of one of its founders.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vietnam tycoon Bau Kien arrested

Tuesday, August 21st 2012, 6:37

Nguyen Duc Kien, one of Vietnam's richest businessmen, is arrested for suspected "economic violations", according to the local media.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Typhoon kills 27 in north Vietnam

Sunday, August 19th 2012, 16:28

At least 27 people were killed as typhoon Kai-Tak swept across northern provinces of Vietnam over the weekend, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Long Tan memorial erected in Australia

Friday, August 17th 2012, 21:54
related countries: Australia Australia

Of all the gruesome conflicts of the Vietnam war, the battle of Long Tan is etched deeply in Australians' memories.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vietnamese workers kept like slaves

Friday, August 10th 2012, 8:03
related countries: Russia Russia

Misery of life in Vietnamese textile sweatshop in Russia
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US begins Agent Orange clean-up

Thursday, August 9th 2012, 9:47
related countries: United States United States

The US begins cleaning up Agent Orange contamination in Vietnam - the first such move since the Vietnam war ended.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Suicide' of Vietnam blog mother

Monday, July 30th 2012, 15:59

The mother of a prominent Vietnamese blogger dies from her injuries after setting herself on fire in front of government offices, her daughter says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vietnamese 'airport bull' dies

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 10:46

A wandering bull that forced the closure of a Vietnamese airport dies following its capture after being on the run for two days, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »


This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.




Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.