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Vietnam

Country archive · 78 posts


Latest stories about Vietnam

17 February 2014

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Dancing and Rising for Justice in Southeast Asia

Thousands in Southeast Asia supported the 'One Billion Rising' campaign with many people calling for justice and the elimination of violence against women

30 December 2013

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PHOTOS: Humans of Southeast Asia

Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York Facebook page has inspired many photographers in Southeast Asia to share photos and stories of ordinary people in the streets in their respective countries

6 December 2013

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Lonely Chinese Men Are Looking to Vietnam for Love

Vietnam, where Chinese bachelors can find "true love", or more specifically, where they can "search for brides who won't demand apartments or private vehicles as a precondition for marriage."

12 October 2013

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Vietnam Bids Farewell to Legendary War Hero

The 'Red Napoleon' and great military tactician of the 20th century who led the Vietnamese army in defeating the military forces of France and the United States.

28 August 2013

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Campaigning for a Smoke-Free Southeast Asia

Review of several anti-smoking campaigns in Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia. Plus an advisory from Philippine health authorities against the dangers of promoting e-cigarettes

9 August 2013

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VIDEOS: Vietnam’s Pride March 2013

Vietnam will soon deliberate the proposal to legalize same sex marriage. But are LGBT issues being properly addressed?

3 August 2013

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Will Vietnam’s New Internet Decree Ban Sharing of Online News?

The government claims the decree is aimed only at protecting copyright but critics describe it as "the harshest offensive against freedom of information”

1 October 2012

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Stricter Web Regulation in Southeast Asia

While Southeast Asian governments are enhancing the delivery of online services for the benefit of their citizens, they are also instituting tougher internet regulations which many analysts believe could be...

24 September 2012

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Singapore: Charity Group Targets Poor Children in Laos and Vietnam

A group of seven professional Swedish women based in Singapore have formed the charity organization Together for Charity. Today, the group gathers donations to support an orphanage in Laos and...

19 September 2012

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Southeast Asia: Initiatives to Celebrate International Day of Peace

Various youth groups and individuals in Southeast Asia are initiating several activities to celebrate the International Day of Peace on September 21. The campaign is timely and relevant since many...

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