Grandma fights against Vietnam’s deepening addiction to coal
24 May 2019 | 5:33 am
Toothless and nearly blind, a 99-year-old grandmother refuses to leave her plot of land even after officials demolished her home -- an extraordinary holdout against communist Vietnam's coal expansion projects.
29 Oct 2020
Fallen trees are left lying across roads and homes without roofs in some of the worst destruction seen in years after Typhoon Molave hit central Vietnam.
1 Nov 2020
Vietnam's worst typhoon in 20 years has left rescuers scouring landslides at two hillside villages. At least 19 bodies have been found, dozens of residents are still missing. Two fishing boat crews are also missing.
22 Nov 2020
At least five people have been injured in Vietnam as the storm leaves a trail of devastation in the Philippines. Vamco is easing slightly after it was labeled as a typhoon with winds of up to 155 kilometers per hour.
5 Feb 2021
Lion and dragon dancing has normallu been seen as a male pursuit in Vietnam, but young female performers are challenging that assumption.
1 Apr 2021
Vietnamese police said that by breaking quarantine rules, the man affected at least 2,000 people who were either put into quarantine or asked to isolate at home.
17 Apr 2021
Thousands of glass and plastic bottles lie across the floor of Tran Ngoc Thang's ornamental fish farm in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, each home to an aggressive, brightly coloured betta fish.
21 May 2021
As an LGBTQ activist and Vietnam's first openly gay candidate running for a seat in the one-party state's parliament, Luong The Huy is determined to spearhead lasting change. He is one of nine independent candidates running in Sunday's elections, and hopes to boost the voices of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the southeast Asian country.
1 Jun 2021
Vietnam will test all residents of Ho Chi Minh City — the country's economic hub and largest city. Follow DW for the latest.
25 Aug 2021
The BioNTech-Pfizer shots will begin to arrive in Vietnam within the next day, the US said. Elsewhere, Japan is extending emergency measures.
26 Aug 2021
Kamala Harris became the first US vice president to visit Vietnam. She has urged action against "bullying" by Beijing amid tensions in the South China Sea.
27 Aug 2021
US officials briefly delayed the trip of Vice President Kamala Harris from Singapore to Vietnam over "health incidents." Senior officials said two US diplomats were medically evacuated out of the country.
8 Sep 2021
Western nations have an interest in fueling Vietnam's pandemic recovery, as the EU's largest trade partner in Southeast Asia. The EU is also eager to get a geopolitical foothold in the Indo-Pacific region.
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