Gulf Times - Vietnam
Beijing confirms Chinese trawler hit Philippine boat

Beijing confirms Chinese trawler hit Philippine boat

Beijing confirmed Saturday that a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat in a collision which has increased tensions in the disputed South China Sea, but denied claims it was a ‘hit and run’.

Victims of Formosa spill in Vietnam seek compensation

Victims of Formosa spill in Vietnam seek compensation

Lawyers in Taiwan launched a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the industrial conglomerate Formosa on Tuesday, on behalf of thousands of Vietnamese whose livelihoods were ruined by a toxic spill ...

Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder case arrives home

Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder case arrives home

A Vietnamese woman who stood trial for the assassination of the North Korean leader's half-brother arrived home Friday, bringing down the curtain on a dramatic and often bizarre two-year murder mystery.

Vietnam police bust $1bn illegal online gambling ring

Vietnam police bust $1bn illegal online gambling ring

Police in Vietnam broke up an online gambling ring that had handled more than $1bn in bets and arrested 22 people, reports said Saturday, in what is believed to be the largest-ever internet betting operation ...

Vietnamese ex-president who ousted Khmer Rouge dies aged 99

Vietnamese ex-president who ousted Khmer Rouge dies aged 99

General Le Duc Anh, a Communist party hardliner and former Vietnamese president who led the invasion of Cambodia which led to the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime, has died aged 99.

Brother of Vietnam's richest man arrested for bribery

Brother of Vietnam's richest man arrested for bribery

The brother of Vietnam's richest man was arrested for allegedly bribing officials in a telecoms scandal, the security ministry said Saturday, a shocking development as the communist state widens its crackdown on corruption.

Vietnam woman in Kim brother murder to be freed on May 3

Vietnam woman in Kim brother murder to be freed on May 3

A Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will walk free on May 3, her lawyer said Saturday.

Qatar-Vietnam ties reviewed

Qatar-Vietnam ties reviewed

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi on Sunday met the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam Pham Binh Minh ...

Kim assassination suspect to be freed as murder charge dropped

Kim assassination suspect to be freed as murder charge dropped

A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother is to walk free after Malaysia dropped murder charges against her Monday, weeks after her Indonesian co-accused was also released.

Seven killed as bus hits funeral procession in Vietnam

Seven killed as bus hits funeral procession in Vietnam

Seven people were killed and three others injured in northern Vietnam on Wednesday after a bus hit a funeral procession, authorities said.

Vietnam says investigating cause of boat's sinking in contested waters

Vietnam says investigating cause of boat's sinking in contested waters

Vietnam is seeking clarification of how a fishing boat came to sink this week in the contested South China Sea, the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, days after a local rescue agency said it was rammed by a Chinese vessel.

Trump lands in Vietnam for second summit with North Korea's Kim

Trump lands in Vietnam for second summit with North Korea's Kim

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump both arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday, the eve of their second summit at which they will tackle how to implement a North Korean pledge ...