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REFILE-'Grass' or 'VIP'? How rural Vietnamese make treacherous journey to Europe

23 Dec 2019

HANOI, Oct 27 For Vietnamese seeking to embark on the treacherous journey to a new life in Europe, a key question can be: "Grass" or "VIP"?

From a box to a coffin: The long and deadly road home for Vietnamese migrants

30 Nov 2019

HANOI They left Vietnam carrying dreams of small fortunes and the heavy burden of family expectations. | Video

U.S. to provide ship to Vietnam to boost South China Sea patrols

20 Nov 2019

HANOI The United States announced on Wednesday it will provide Vietnam with another coast guard cutter for its growing fleet of ships, boosting Hanoi's ability to patrol the South China Sea amid tensions with China.

Confusion, anguish in Vietnam as families await UK truck dead

13 Nov 2019

HANOI Tradition in Vietnam dictates that the dead should be buried within three days, but Nguyen Dinh Gia is still waiting for his son's body to come home.

Vietnam mulls legal action over South China Sea dispute

06 Nov 2019

HANOI Vietnam could explore legal action among various options in its territorial dispute with powerful neighbour China in the South China Sea, a senior government official said on Wednesday.

'Grass' or 'VIP'? How rural Vietnamese make treacherous journey to Europe

27 Oct 2019

HANOI For Vietnamese seeking to embark on the treacherous journey to a new life in Europe, a key question can be: "Grass" or "VIP"? | Video

From bubble tea to disaster: How one Vietnamese dreamer apparently met her fate

27 Oct 2019

HANOI In Berlin she posed outside a beer garden, a beaming smile upon her face. In Brussels she sipped sugary bubble tea and posed on the steps of the old stock exchange.

'Grass' or 'VIP'? How rural Vietnamese make treacherous journey to Europe

27 Oct 2019

HANOI For Vietnamese seeking to embark on the treacherous journey to a new life in Europe, a key question can be: "Grass" or "VIP"?

From bubble tea to disaster: How one Vietnamese dreamer apparently met her fate

26 Oct 2019

HANOI In Berlin she posed outside a beer garden, a beaming smile upon her face. In Brussels she sipped sugary bubble tea and posed on the steps of the old stock exchange.

Choke point: Vietnam skilled labor squeezed by Sino-U.S. trade war

11 Oct 2019

HO CHI MINH CITY/HANOI A new front has opened in the U.S.-China trade war as companies shifting manufacturing to Vietnam engage in a fierce battle for skilled labor, aggravating an existing shortage and prompting calls for education reforms to address the problem.

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