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Unhealthy air forces Vietnam to tell citizens to stay indoors

Hanoi's air quality index reading of PM2.5 the worst in the world.

Vietnam seizes 125kg rhino horns at airport

Weak law enforcement makes Vietnam a spot for smuggling rhino horns from Africa.

Hanoi garment factory’s Olympic transformation

The Soviet-built factory complex on the outskirts of Hanoi has new life manufacturing global sportswear goods for brands like Nike and the US Olympic team.

Hanoi: Land of immense beauty, history and character

One can only hope this district will escape the developers’ wrecking ball and be recognised by Unesco as a world cultural heritage site someday.

Hanoi to curb fake ‘Made-in-Vietnam’ goods

Some manufacturers are illegally claiming their goods are from Vietnam when in fact they originate in China.

Hanoi’s scrumptious eel porridge for the more adventurous

The fried eel with vermicelli and eel porridge are good choices to go with.

Coffee lovers, listen up! Hanoi House Cafe makes a serious brew

The standard hot coffee with condensed milk is thick, aromatic, and packs a punch. What's there not to love about it?

Free Food Tour in Hanoi, Vietnam – how cool is that!

In exchange for the services of tour guides, who are usually university students, tourists pay for their meals.

Eternal shell: Sacred turtle embalmed in Hanoi

'Cu Rua' was thought to be between 80 and 100 years old when it died in 2016.

Vietnamese blogger who vanished in Thailand jailed in Hanoi

Truong Duy Nhat fled to Thailand and applied for refugee status with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

Hanoi’s Bun Cha of grilled pork and vermicelli is truly a...

Move over pho because Bun Cha is just as lip-smacking and hearty a meal as ever in Vietnam.

‘No agreement’ reached at Kim-Trump nuclear talks

Vague statements from Donald Trump spark doubts about the progress made with Kim Jong-un, as the summit in Hanoi concludes without a public signing ceremony.

Kim, Trump meet for 2nd day of summit talks

The 1st historic summit in Singapore produced little more than a vaguely worded document committing to 'complete denuclearisation'.

Kim, Trump get down to business over N.Korea nukes

The 2 men who once traded personal insults and threats of destruction are holding their 2nd meeting in 8 months.

Trump meets Vietnam president before 2nd N.Korea summit

The US president is also due to have lunch with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Kim arrives in Hanoi for nuclear summit with Trump

The US president again dangled the carrot of economic progress for North Korea if it gives up its nuclear programme.

Trump heads for Kim summit touting N.Korea denuclearisation benefits

The two sides might be able to agree to a formal end of the Korean War, which the North has long called for as a major step towards normalising ties.

Trump and Kim face unanswered questions in Vietnam

Pyongyang sees denuclearisation more broadly, seeking an end to sanctions and what it sees as US threats.

Vietnam deports Kim Jong-un impersonator ahead of summit

Howard X says he is being deported for being born with a face looking like the North Korean leader..

Jong Un naik keretapi ke Hanoi hadir sidang puncak dengan Trump

Kim meninggalkan Pyongyang dengan keretapi pada petang Sabtu untuk menghadiri sidang puncak pada 27-28 Feb depan di Hanoi.

Get Trump alone: Kim Jong-un’s game plan ahead of Vietnam summit

Donald Trump’s habit of making concessions on the fly presents an opportunity that’s likely to lead negotiators from Pyongyang to disregard the president’s staff to focus on what he might offer.

Days before summit, Trump raises prospect of easing N.Korea sanctions

When the two leaders met in Singapore last year, it was the 1st ever meeting between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader.

Japan’s Abe to ask Trump to raise abductees in Kim talks

Shinzo Abe is seeking to resolve the deeply emotive issue of Japanese nationals kidnapped by North Korean agents during the Cold War era to train Pyongyang's spies.

Speculation swirls over Kim’s travel plans for Hanoi summit

Reports and sources suggest that Kim Jong-un will make his way to the Hanoi summit either by train or by car.