Vietnam bans ownership of pet hamsters.
A Vietnamese court sentences six high-profile Brotherhood for Democracy activists to prison on charges of attempting to overthrow the government, with the longest sentence handed to human rights lawyer Nguyen Van Dai.
2018-04-5 (Context: Vietnam)
The German daily "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" reports that last year's visit of the Vietnamese public security minister and his entourage to Slovakia was used to cover for the abduction of a dissident Vietnamese entrepreneur Trinh Xuan Thanh who had previously emigrated to Germany.
2018-04-30 (Context: Vietnam)
The USS "Carl Vinson" enters Vietnam's Da Nang Port, becoming the first U.S. aircraft carrier to visit a Vietnamese port since the Vietnam War in 1975. The visit comes amid tensions in the region with China.
2018-03-5 (Context: Vietnam)
The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency claims a Vietnamese fishing vessel tried to ram one of their boats when they tried to detain it for illegally entering and fishing from Malaysian waters.
2018-03-31 (Context: Vietnam)
A fire at a condominium complex in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, kills at least 13 people and injures another 27, with most people dying of suffocation or jumping from high floors.
2018-03-23 (Context: Vietnam)