Vietnam is one of the poorest nations in Asia, yet it has had remarkably few Covid-19 cases. In part, the country's limited resources led to a cautious, proactive approach.
Intensive screening, testing, quarantine and public communication have helped keep numbers of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam very low.
China has 24 million more men than women of marriageable age, putting some bachelors in a tough spot. Some are now looking abroad for wives – and many have their hearts set on Vietnam.
Land reform has always been closely tied to shifts in the wider political economy of countries.
This diminutive deer isn't the only fantastical life form discovered in Vietnam. But hunting and habitat destruction threaten many with extinction.
Two major initiatives will be on the agenda at the weekend's summit: a mega trade deal and a regional security framework.
It's feared many of the 39 people found dead in a lorry in southeast England were Vietnamese. What else could be done to prevent another such tragedy from happening again?
Reducing air travel may have a positive effect on climate change but it will inevitably damage developing countries that rely on tourism for their chances of prosperity.
The Vietnam War ended in 1975. But it's still harming the health of Vietnamese people born after the conflict ended.
In the face of climate change, the poorest are suffering from the excess emissions of CO₂ linked to the lifestyle of the richest. It is time to act, in the name of climate and social justice.
A year after China stopped accepting most scrap material exports, other Asian countries are following Beijing's lead, forcing wealthy nations to find domestic solutions for managing their wastes.
Political fallout from the Vietnam War gave Congress more power to control foreign affairs, but they have been reluctant to use it.
Segregation is not just a problem in London – it's happening in cities all over the world.
Our findings suggest that the demand for rhino horn is unlikely to fall because people's beliefs are firmly entrenched.
Many major luxury goods firms have long made place a key part of their identity, and a visit to a traditional silk-weaving centre in Vietnam shows that the approach could work for small firms too.
New research shows that the treatment of drug resistant-TB can be reduced from the current duration of 20 to 24 months to less than a year.
Devotees from many parts of the world are visiting the ailing 92-year-old monk, who has retired to a Buddhist temple. He taught how the practice of mindfulness could be combined with daily actions.
Without its communist Soviet-style economy, North Korea would just be South Korea.
North Korea and the US have again failed to reach an agreement – and South Korea is being left on the sidelines.
A small country surrounded by giants such as China, Russia and the United States, Vietnam long ago learned to work with its neighbours and assert its independence.