Gulf Times - Vietnam
Chinese ship returns to waters off Vietnam amid virus 'distraction' charges

Chinese ship returns to waters off Vietnam amid virus 'distraction' charges

A Chinese ship embroiled in a standoff with Vietnamese vessels last year has returned to waters near Vietnam as the United States accused China of pushing its presence in the South China Sea

Rights groups condemn 10-year jail term for Vietnam blogger

Rights groups condemn 10-year jail term for Vietnam blogger

The jailing of a Vietnamese blogger for 10 years was condemned by rights groups Tuesday as ‘unacceptable’ and an attack on free speech.

Vietnam turns away two cruise ships over coronavirus fears

Vietnam turns away two cruise ships over coronavirus fears

Vietnam has denied two cruise ships permission to dock due to fears of coronavirus infections on board, Vietnamese state media and a cruise operator reported on Friday.

Vietnam quarantines rural community of 10,000 because of coronavirus

Vietnam quarantines rural community of 10,000 because of coronavirus

Vietnam has quarantined a community of 10,000 people near the capital, Hanoi, for 20 days because of fears the coronavirus could spread there, two local officials told Reuters on Thursday.

Eleven North Korean defectors detained in Vietnam, fate uncertain

Eleven North Korean defectors detained in Vietnam, fate uncertain

Eleven North Koreans seeking to defect to South Korea have been detained in Vietnam since Nov. 23, and are requesting

First bodies of UK truck victims arrive in Vietnam for burial

First bodies of UK truck victims arrive in Vietnam for burial

The first remains of the 39 people found dead in a truck in Britain last month arrived in Vietnam early Wednesday, capping a weeks-long wait by families eager to bury their loved ones.

US to provide Vietnam with coast guard ship, eyes South China Sea

US to provide Vietnam with coast guard ship, eyes South China Sea

The United States announced on Wednesday it will provide Vietnam with another coast guard cutter for its growing fleet of ships

Vietnam jails Australian citizen for 12 years on 'terrorism' charges

Vietnam jails Australian citizen for 12 years on 'terrorism' charges

A court in Vietnam sentenced a 70-year-old Vietnamese-Australian man on Monday to 12 years in prison after finding him guilty of ‘terrorism’, a lawyer who attended the trial told Reuters.

UK police say three boys among 39 Vietnamese truck victims

UK police say three boys among 39 Vietnamese truck victims

British police released the names of the 39 Vietnamese victims, including three boys, found dead in the back of a truck near London last month and said consultations had begun with Hanoi over repatriation of the bodies.

Vietnam fines Volkswagen for car app displaying South China Sea

Vietnam fines Volkswagen for car app displaying South China Sea

Vietnamese authorities said Tuesday they will fine German carmaker Volkswagen after the company admitted displaying cars at a Vietnam motor show that included

Vietnam arrests eight over UK truck deaths

Vietnam arrests eight over UK truck deaths

Vietnam has arrested eight more people in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in a truck in Britain who are believed to be Vietnamese, police said Monday.

Vietnam arrests two in UK truck death investigation

Vietnam arrests two in UK truck death investigation

Vietnam police have arrested two people for trafficking in connection with the death of 39 migrants whose bodies were found in a truck in Britain, many of them feared to be Vietnamese.