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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 ...

Kim hits the road in Hanoi ahead of Trump nuclear summit

Kim hits the road in Hanoi ahead of Trump nuclear summit

Kim Jong Un arrived in Hanoi to throngs of cheering crowds and curious onlookers Tuesday, on the eve of a second summit with Donald Trump the world is closely watching for tangible progress over North Korea's nuclear programme.

N.Korea's Kim on his way by train to summit with Trump in Vietnam

N.Korea's Kim on his way by train to summit with Trump in Vietnam

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his way across China by train on Sunday, media reported, bound for a high-stakes second nuclear summit with US President Donald Trump in Vietnam's capital of Hanoi.

Trump-Kim rail deal could spur a North Korea investment boom

Trump-Kim rail deal could spur a North Korea investment boom

At South Korea’s northernmost train station, the tracks stop abruptly ahead of the demilitarised zone that marks the North Korean border.

Vietnam arrests two ex-ministers suspected of mismanaging public investment

Vietnam arrests two ex-ministers suspected of mismanaging public investment

Police in Vietnam arrested two former information ministers on Saturday on suspicion of mismanaging public investment, they said on their website.