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Viet Nam News is one of the country's top English language daily newspapers, providing coverage of the latest domestic and international developments in a range of areas.

News, Politics

Suu Kyi pleased with Myanmar’s progress

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi says the situation in Rakhine State could have been handled better.

Curiosity, News

Asean military spending not really about China: expert

Southeast Asian countries spent more than US$39 billion on defence in 2017.

News

ASEAN unity key to deal with US-China trade tensions

ASEAN members say unity and economic integration important to tide over trade tensions between the US and China.

News

Long term gain on the horizon: WEF chairman

ASEAN countries have a good future but there’s strong competition, particularly from the United States and China.

Politics

US Senator John McCain: Obituary from Vietnam

US Senator McCain – who helped lay a foundation for Vietnam-US relations – passes away.

Economics

Former head of Vietnamese state bank sentenced to 30 years

Phạm Công Danh, former chairman of the board of Vietnam Construction Bank was sentenced yesterday to 30 years in prison for corruption.

Analysis, Curiosity

Greater Mekong region tries to stop devastation

The Greater Mekong region has lost a third of its natural forest and will lose another third by 2030 unless action is taken immediately.

Analysis, Diplomacy

Joint effort needed to combat climate change

ASEM calls for joint efforts by Asia, Europe to combat climate change.

Curiosity, Politics

Vietnam debates internet security laws

Amid worldwide efforts to improve internet security, Vietnam’s government considers the debate for increased surveillance and internet safety protocols.

Analysis, Economics

Why the smart money is staying on Vietnamese growth

Vietnam’s competitiveness on wages, high labour productivity and a young population noted for a “can-do” attitude means it has proven particularly attractive as an “offshored” manufacturing hub.