Gulf Times - Vietnam
Vietnam president Tran Dai Quang dies after viral illness

Vietnam president Tran Dai Quang dies after viral illness

Quang, 61, died in a military hospital in Hanoi of a "serious illness despite efforts by domestic and international doctors and professors," Vietnam Television said.

Vietnam jails two Vietnamese-Americans for attempting to overthrow the state

Vietnam jails two Vietnamese-Americans for attempting to overthrow the state

A Vietnamese court sentenced two Vietnamese-Americans to 14 years in prison on Wednesday for "attempting to overthrow the state", a court official told Reuters.

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Da Nang in Vietnam

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Da Nang in Vietnam

The beautiful coastal city will be the third Vietnamese destination on the award-winning airline’s rapidly expanding global network.

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

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

A Vietnamese court found two Vietnamese-Americans guilty of terrorism on Wednesday and sentenced them to 14 years in prison for masterminding bomb plots earlier this year, a court official told Reuters.

Amir’s visit to Asean states to forge closer bilateral ties

Amir’s visit to Asean states to forge closer bilateral ties

Dato Ahmad Fadil bin Shamsuddin cited the Amir’s state visits to Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore in 2017, which paved the way to strengthen bilateral relations and close co-operation in various fields.

US citizen held in Vietnam for attempt to 'overthrow state'

US citizen held in Vietnam for attempt to 'overthrow state'

A Vietnamese-American man is being held in Vietnam for attempting to overthrow the state, his family and a US lawmaker said, calling for his quick release from the communist country that routinely jails its critics.

Death toll in Vietnam flooding rises to 19

Death toll in Vietnam flooding rises to 19

Flash floods in Vietnam have now claimed at least 19 lives, the government said on Sunday, as residents in affected areas sought safety in higher ground.

Vietnam legislators back cyber law clamping down on tech firms, dissent

Vietnam legislators back cyber law clamping down on tech firms, dissent

Vietnamese legislators approved a cybersecurity law on Tuesday that tightens control of the internet and global tech companies operating in the Communist-led country ...

Vietnam police break up protest over controversial draft law

Vietnam police break up protest over controversial draft law

At least a dozen people were detained in Vietnam's capital on Sunday, according to an AFP correspondent on the scene, as anger mounts over a proposal to grant companies lengthy land leases.

QP signs 15 year pact to supply Vietnam with LPG, naphtha

QP signs 15 year pact to supply Vietnam with LPG, naphtha

Qatar Petroleum (QP) has announced an agreement to supply Vietnam with up to 2mn tonnes per year (tpy) of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and naphtha for a period of 15 years.

Vietnam War refugees deported under Trump struggle to settle

Vietnam War refugees deported under Trump struggle to settle

Nguyen was nine when he boarded a boat alone to escape the communist regime in Vietnam for the United States. Some 40 years later, he returned in shackles, deported from the only country he really knows ...

China, Vietnam promise to keep peace in South China Sea

China, Vietnam promise to keep peace in South China Sea

China and Vietnam vowed Sunday to keep the peace in the South China Sea, the resource-rich waterway that has long been a source of tension between Hanoi and its powerhouse communist neighbour.