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2 Jul
The Vietnamese government's commitment to action on climate change is in the spotlight after a leading environmental activist was sentenced this month to two years in prison on murky charges of "tax evasion."
8 Jun
We look at reactions in the British papers after PM Boris Johnson survives a no-confidence vote. Also, the girl who inspired one of the Vietnam War's defining photos speaks out, 50 years after the picture was taken. Meanwhile, we look at the worrying disappearance of a longtime correspondent for the Guardian and his colleague in a part of the Amazon rainforest notorious for illegal mining and drug trafficking. Finally, we find out why punctuality is making a comeback.
8 Jun
A combination of geopolitical tensions and higher costs are pushing large firms to look for alternative production sites. Vietnam's strong economic performance in recent years has drawn the attention of European firms.
28 Apr
Experts are calling on the EU to take a stance on Vietnam's rights record amid new trade talks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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