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Kham Nguyen

From Viet Cong to Team USA: Hanoi garment factory's Olympic transformation

09 Aug 2019

HANOI When Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen started work at the No. 40 Garment Factory, it was still producing boots and uniforms for the Vietnamese army, just as it had done during the Southeast Asian country's long war with the United States. | Video

Ex-chairman of Vietnam's BIDV bank dies in detention

18 Jul 2019

HANOI A former head of Vietnam's second largest listed bank, the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), died in detention on Thursday, state media and three sources with direct knowledge of the situation said.

Ex-chairman of Vietnam's BIDV bank dies in detention

18 Jul 2019

HANOI, July 18 A former head of Vietnam's second largest listed bank, the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), died in detention on Thursday, state media and three sources with direct knowledge of the situation said.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam prices rise 2.1% on week as farmers hold off selling

13 Jun 2019

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, June 13 Vietnam's domestic coffee prices rose about 2.1% on Thursday from a week earlier, mainly on exchange rate fluctuations which prompted some farmers to refrain from selling.

Vietnam relishes role as peace maker as it seeks to balance ties

24 Feb 2019

HANOI While the leaders of North Korea and the United States debate banishing nuclear bombs from the Korean peninsula, the host of their summit this week, Vietnam, long almost synonymous with war, is relishing its role as a promoter of peace.

Tyrant tees: Vietnam T-shirt designer earns bread from Trump-Kim mania

22 Feb 2019

HANOI A T-shirt bearing the face of one of the world's most infamous dictators would normally be a tough sell, one would think.

Vietnam tightens security at border station ahead of Kim Jong Un visit

21 Feb 2019

DONG DANG, Vietnam Vietnamese police have stepped up security at a remote rail station on the Chinese border where North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is expected to enter the country by train next week ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Vietnam tightens security at border station ahead of Kim Jong Un visit

21 Feb 2019

DONG DANG, Vietnam Vietnamese police have stepped up security at a remote rail station on the Chinese border where North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is expected to enter the country by train next week ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Vietnam tightens security at border station ahead of Kim Jong Un visit

21 Feb 2019

DONG DANG, Vietnam, Feb 21 Vietnamese police have stepped up security at a remote rail station on the Chinese border where North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is expected to enter the country by train next week ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

From comrades to assassins, North Korea and Vietnam eye new chapter with Trump-Kim summit

15 Feb 2019

HANOI/SEOUL In 1966, Ahn Hak-soo was one of more than 300,000 South Korean soldiers fighting alongside U.S. forces during the Vietnam War when he was captured by the North Vietnamese army and handed over to Hanoi's key ally, North Korea.

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