HAIPHONG, Vietnam At a time when auto companies in the developed world are facing a squeeze on their profits from cash-rich tech firms, Vietnam is betting car-making can be a ticket t o a more prosperous economy, just as it was for the likes of Japan and South Korea. | Video
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HANOI Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang, a former chief of internal security who became one of the most high-profile leaders in the communist-ruled country, died on Friday after an illness, state media said.
HANOI Vietnam should be more flexible in handling its exchange rate, and is on track to cut its public debt to about 60 percent of gross domestic product by 2020, its finance minister said in an interview on Wednesday.
HANOI (Corrects to clarify in the third paragraph that the convicted were not accused of a June police station bombing as originally reported; clarifies the nature of the accusations in the third paragraph; clarifies in the 11th paragraph that those arrested in relation to the police station bombing were members of a separate group.)
HANOI Police in Vietnam have arrested a man accused of being a member of a "terrorist" group and planning attacks in the country, the Ministry of Public Security said on Thursday.
HANOI Vietnamese football fans have dubbed national coach Park Hang-seo a "wizard" following a rare string of successes by the Southeast Asian country's "Golden Star" team.
HANOI, Aug 28 A Vietnamese court has sentenced a
South African man to death for smuggling cocaine from Brazil
into the Southeast Asian country, state media reported on
HANOI U.S. Senator John McCain was a "symbol of his generation" who helped "heal the wounds of war" by pushing for diplomatic normalisation of ties with Vietnam, the Southeast Asian country's foreign minister said on Monday.
HANOI On the shores of a still and peaceful lake on the edge of downtown Hanoi, the inscription on a faded monument stands as a reminder of a violent event 51 years ago.