Trinh Xuan Thanh disappeared in Berlin, where he was seeking refuge, and turned up back in Vietnam; Germany demanded his return and has expelled a Vietnamese intelligence officer
A businesswoman and an academic are leading efforts spurred by social media outcry that government is failing Doan Thi Huong
Arrival of top Hanoi official in Beijing coincides with launch of Sino-Russian naval drills, which include simulated 'seizure, control' of disputed islands, shoals
Vietnamese nationals lambaste Hanoi for neglecting to showcase local brands
Laos used to be politically and culturally influenced by Vietnam, but some analysts say it has now come within the Chinese sphere of influence
Indian leader's arrival comes amid high-level arms negotiations between the countries
Foreign Ministry spokesman says opinions on South China Sea issue, apparently posted by Vietnamese writers, 'do not reflect Vietnam’s stance'
Recent police fatalities highlight what some observers call Southeast Asian country's ‘loose control of guns for official use'
Some Vietnamese see Donald Trump as being able to 'rein in Beijing,' but one researcher says general feeling is 'tilting toward Hillary Clinton'
In parliamentary speech, Nguyen Xuan Phuc also vows to defend sovereignty in disputed South China Sea
Online image shows government worker, colleague, with legendary stone figure; local official says alcohol consumption was involved
Move comes after footage surfaced online of Chinese travelers harassing a banana hawker in Da Nang
Celebrities, government officials support landmark ruling that favored Philippines over Beijing's maritime claims
US Ambassador to Vietnam says overtures made in late April were declined without explanation
Nearly 140,000 Vietnamese nationals have signed petition urging Obama administration to launch independent investigation into ‘environmental disaster’
Republican's unexpected Southeast Asian fan base reckons his anti-China rhetoric would somehow stop 'Beijing expansionism' in South China Sea
US admiral has proposed navies of US, Japan, Australia and India unite to preserve freedom of navigation in area of recent Chinese expansion
Fishing is crew members’ only livelihood, captain says after man on his ship was shot dead last month by eight unidentified assailants
Open letter targets China’s island-building spree in the South China Sea as ‘expansionism plot’ in contested waters
State media quote local officials as saying influx of illegal Chinese workers is 'causing complications to social management'