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Trump says North Korea talks productive, summit will be in Hanoi

Trump says his representatives have just left North Korea after a very productive meeting and an agreed upon time and date for the second Summit with Kim Jong Un.

Trump sahkan sidang puncak dengan Kim Jong Un diadakan di Hanoi

Sidang puncak dengan pemimpin Korea Utara, Kim Jong Un akan diadakan di Hanoi, Vietnam pada 27 dan 28 Feb ini, kata Trump di Twitter.

Vietnam willing to host Trump-Kim summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc open to facilitate the next summit of the two leaders.

Vietnam protests new building by Beijing in South China Sea

China's platform sits on the strategically-located Bombay Reef and was revealed in satellite images published this week by a US think tank

Hanoi’s colonial-era railway doubles as selfie hotspot

For many, the thrill of dodging a speedy train is part of the appeal.

Vietnam’s nascent rave scene reeling after drug deaths

HANOI: Days after seven people died after taking a cocktail of drugs at an electronic music festival, their peers partied on at a sweaty...

Hundreds pay tribute to Vietnam president at state funeral

His family sat vigil next to the coffin, dressed in black and wearing white headbands, and were greeted by stone-faced mourners, many who wept as they passed his body.

7 dead, 5 in coma after taking drugs at Vietnam music...

Investigators are trying to confirm who brought the drugs into the venue and said all events of its kind would be banned in the capital pending the probe.

Grab partners with Vietnamese firm for payment service

Grab is making digital payments and financial services a significant part of its growth strategy in the region.

Vietnam bars second rights campaigner from World Economic Forum

Despite sweeping economic reform and increasing openness to social change, Vietnam's ruling Communist Party retains tight media censorship and does not tolerate criticism.

Vietnam denies entry to rights advocates invited to WEF

The World Economic Forum on ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) opens in Hanoi on Tuesday under the official banner of Entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Vietnam gives green light to F1 race in Hanoi

F1 chief executive officer Chase Carey said he was excited by the possibility of a race in the Southeast Asian country, adding that F1 had been discussing the idea with Vietnamese authorities.

Vietnam jails two Vietnamese-Americans for 14 years over bomb attacks

James Nguyen and Angel Phan were convicted, along with 10 accomplices who received short jail terms, after a two-day trial - all defendants were charged with attempting to overthrow the state.

Hanoi considers evacuation of 14,000 households after heavy rains

Two children have drowned and more than 1,000 houses in the Hanoi district have already been badly flooded.

Vietnam flood death toll rises to 27, more rain forecast

Though tropical storm Son Tinh had weakened by the time it reached Vietnam last week, the torrential rains it brought caused heavy flooding and landslides in many parts of northern Vietnam.

Bikes out, trees in: Hanoi tackles air pollution woes

In 2017, pollution in Hanoi quadrupled the WHO's recommended limit.

Vietnam jails six for economic zone protest clashes

Protests fuelled by fears of Chinese investors dominating a draft law meant to develop economic zones, offering 99-year land leases.

Pompeo raises issue of detained American in Vietnam

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo raised the issue of a detained American man of Vietnamese descent during meetings with senior Vietnamese officials in Hanoi.

Pompeo urges North Korea’s Kim to follow Vietnam’s example

Speaking to business executives in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, Pompeo said he hoped the United States could one day share the same level of partnership with North Korea as it did with Vietnam, a long-time former enemy.

Vietnamese ex-oil executive withdraws from appeal trial

Trịnh Xuân Thanh has withdrawn his appeal against the decision to jail him for life.

What the pho? Vietnam streetfood cocktails make a splash

The cocktail is a departure for denizens of Vietnam's capital city, where cheap and cheerful open-air 'bia hoi' beer markets reign supreme.

Former Vietnam politburo member back in court on suspicion of corruption

The Poltiburo is Vietnam's top decision-making body. Thang lost his position in the Politburo last year, after he came under suspicion of wrongdoing.

Something borrowed: grooms and guests for hire in Vietnam

"It's good to spend a bit of money and make everyone happy. We settled the headaches in peace," one explained.

Vietnam deploys 10,000 cyber warriors to fight `wrongful views’

Force 47 wages war against distorted information.