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What we know about Vietnam’s ‘very dangerous’ coronavirus variant
People wear face masks while shopping in Hanoi
Getting to grips with . . .

What we know about Vietnam’s ‘very dangerous’ coronavirus variant

WHO investigates new strain, prompting calls to add Southeast Asian nation to red list
2 Jun 2021
How Southeast Asia successfully suppressed Covid-19
People wearing face masks to stop the spread of Covid in Hanoi, Vietnam
Getting to grips with . . .

How Southeast Asia successfully suppressed Covid-19

Region has reported low infection and death rates following speedy responses to pandemic
8 Feb 2021
Essex lorry deaths: who has been arrested?
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In Depth

Essex lorry deaths: who has been arrested?

Eight more people detained as postmortem examinations of the 39 victims continue
4 Nov 2019
Trump and Kim eyeing up Nobel Peace Prize?
Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump
In Depth

Trump and Kim eyeing up Nobel Peace Prize?

Is desire for coveted award behind US and North Korean leaders’ negotiations?
27 Feb 2019
Trump-Kim Vietnam summit: what to expect from round two
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In Depth

Trump-Kim Vietnam summit: what to expect from round two

US and North Korean leaders preparing for meeting in Vietnam - but will it bring denuclearisation?
21 Feb 2019
F1 Vietnam GP confirmed: street circuit race set for Hanoi
An artist’s impression of what the F1 Vietnam Grand Prix street circuit will look like
In Brief

F1 Vietnam GP confirmed: street circuit race set for Hanoi

Track design is inspired by Germany’s Nurburgring and Japan’s Suzuka
7 Nov 2018
Vietnam’s capital Hanoi urges people to stop eating dog meat
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In Depth

Vietnam’s capital Hanoi urges people to stop eating dog meat

Officials say the popular dish is tarnishing the city’s image and risks spreading rabies
12 Sep 2018

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How the Pentagon Papers exposed America’s role in Vietnam
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How the Pentagon Papers exposed America’s role in Vietnam

New Steven Spielberg film The Post tells story behind the 1971 intelligence leak that exposed governments’ lies
15 Dec 2017
Panda wrestles intruder at Chinese zoo - video
But more than a third of the panda’s bamboo habitat is set to disappear by the end of the century due to climate change
In Brief

Panda wrestles intruder at Chinese zoo - video

Man escaped with torn trousers after reportedly trying to impress female friends - and other tall tales
31 Oct 2016
Osborne filmed 'going Rambo' with machine gun in Vietnam
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Osborne filmed 'going Rambo' with machine gun in Vietnam

Former chancellor fires weapons during holiday excursion to former Viet Cong headquarters near Ho Chi Minh city
19 Aug 2016
US lifts decades-long Vietnam arms embargo
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In Brief

US lifts decades-long Vietnam arms embargo

Barack Obama 'fully lifts' ban on sales of military equipment to former enemy
23 May 2016
NO SEX PLEASE: Vietnam cuts the sex from Fifty Shades
Fifty Shades of Grey
In Brief

NO SEX PLEASE: Vietnam cuts the sex from Fifty Shades

Vietnamese officials cut all the sex scenes from Fifty Shades, resulting in a film that's 20 minutes shorter
10 Mar 2015
Mystery surrounds fate of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370
Relative of Malaysia Airlines passenger cries in Beijing
In Brief

Mystery surrounds fate of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

Boeing 777 carrying 227 passengers disappeared off coast of Vietnam
8 Mar 2014
BUSINESS: McDonald's moves into Vietnam
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BUSINESS: McDonald's moves into Vietnam

38 years after the Americans were kicked out of South Vietnam, McDonald's is ready for business
16 Jul 2013
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