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Floods caused by tropical depression kill 15 in Vietnam

Hanoi (AP) — Floods triggered by a tropical depression in Vietnam have killed 15 people and left eight others missing, officials said Wednesday. The storm...

Philippines assures Vietnam of fair probe on dead fishermen

Manila, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government said Monday a Vietnamese fishing vessel initiated "very dangerous maneuvers" and slammed into a Filipino navy boat...

More than 100 endangered pangolins seized in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai customs officials have seized more than 100 live pangolins and 450 kilograms (990 pounds) of scales from the endangered animal...

Vietnam regrets Germany’s accusation it kidnapped exile

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam said Thursday that it regretted comments by the German Foreign Ministry accusing Vietnamese intelligence services of kidnapping a former...

Vietnam, Thailand step up political-security cooperation

HANOI,(VOV) - The ninth meeting of the Vietnam-Thailand Joint Working Group on Political-Security Cooperation is getting underway in Bangkok from July 16-19. The meeting takes...

Two South Korean phone scammers arrested

Two South Koreans who operated a call centre scamming operation in Vietnam and managed to cheat over 500 investors in South Korea of about...

No more cases of Zika virus reported in Vietnam

HANOI,(VOV) - No other localities in Vietnam have reported cases of Zika virus after the central Khanh Hoa province and HCM City declared the...

Chinese dams blamed for exacerbating Southeast Asian drought

Hanoi, Vietnam (AP) - As China opened one of its six dams on the upper Mekong River last month to help parched Southeast Asian...

Livestock officials take precautions after bird flu outbreaks in Vietnam

BANGKOK, 07 September 2015 (NNT) - The Department of Livestock Development (DID) has ordered border authorities to maintain rigorous screening measures, following outbreaks of...

Vietnamese cops study Pattaya police enforcement tactics

Vietnamese police officials were in Pattaya last week to study how local cops nab bad guys with an eye toward incorporating Thai tactics into...

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Global shares mostly rise after Wall Street rally on Huawei

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street rallied on the U.S. decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another...

Thai tycoon in poaching scandal convicted on firearms charge

BANGKOK (AP) — A court in Thailand on Tuesday sentenced a construction tycoon to six months in prison for illegal firearms possession in the...

Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign...

Buffaloes, cows spared for Mother’s Day

Nearly 60 heads of cattle were spared the slaughterhouse in the annual Mother’s Day ‘Free the Lives of Cattle and Buffalos Charity Project’. Organized by...