Gulf Times - Vietnam
Trump says to meet North Korea's Kim in Vietnam in late Feb

Trump says to meet North Korea's Kim in Vietnam in late Feb

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would hold his second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam on Feb. 27-28 ...

Vietnam school teacher gets death sentence for drug trafficking

Vietnam school teacher gets death sentence for drug trafficking

A school teacher in northern Vietnam has received the death penalty for drug trafficking, state media reported Wednesday.

Taiwan searches for 152 missing Vietnamese tourists

Taiwan searches for 152 missing Vietnamese tourists

A search was underway for 152 Vietnamese who arrived in Taiwan on tourist visas, authorities said Wednesday, as local media reported they may have come to the island to work illegally.

Vietnam beat Malaysia at home to claim Suzuki Cup

Vietnam beat Malaysia at home to claim Suzuki Cup

An early goal by Nguyen Anh Duc proved decisive as Vietnam beat Malaysia 1-0 at My Dinh National Stadium on Saturday to lift the AFF Suzuki Cup for the second time.

Vietnam arrests ship firm execs for 'embezzling $4.5m'

Vietnam arrests ship firm execs for 'embezzling $4.5m'

Two executives from a near-bankrupt state-run shipbuilding company have been arrested in Vietnam on accusations of embezzling $4.5 million in collusion with a scandal-plagued bank ...

Gambling tsar among officials jailed in $420m Vietnam betting ring

Gambling tsar among officials jailed in $420m Vietnam betting ring

Dozens of people, including two former top cops, were convicted in Vietnam Friday in connection with a $420 million online gambling ring run by the official in charge of policing internet betting.

Vietnam's newest airline Bamboo gets aviation licence

Vietnam's newest airline Bamboo gets aviation licence

Vietnam's newest carrier Bamboo Airways has been granted a licence to fly, officials and the airline said, paving the way for its inaugural flight in a region crowded with competitors.

21 Vietnamese found in truck at UK port: source

21 Vietnamese found in truck at UK port: source

A group of 21 Vietnamese illegal immigrants were found hidden inside a truck transporting sparkling water from France to Britain, a UK interior ministry source said Wednesday.

Two illegal immigrants die in Bangkok detention centre on same night

Two illegal immigrants die in Bangkok detention centre on same night

Two illegal immigrants from Vietnam and Cambodia died in a Thai detention centre in the early hours of Wednesday, police told dpa.

Vietnam elects communist party leader as president

Vietnam elects communist party leader as president

Vietnam's National Assembly on Tuesday elected ruling Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, the architect of an ongoing crackdown on corruption, as the country's new president.

Slovakia threatens to freeze relations with Vietnam over kidnapping case

Slovakia threatens to freeze relations with Vietnam over kidnapping case

Slovakia has threatened to freeze relations with Vietnam over the case of a Vietnamese businessman who Germany says was kidnapped by Vietnamese agents and smuggled back home through Slovakia, the Slovak foreign ministry said on Saturday.

Vietnam mulls visa exemption facility for Qataris: Envoy

Vietnam mulls visa exemption facility for Qataris: Envoy

Vietnam is keen to attract more Qatari tourists, ambassador Nguyen Dinh Thao has told Gulf Times. There is also serious consideration to exempt Qatari citizens from the need to apply for a visa to visit Vietnam, he explained.