Vietnam

As waters rise, Mekong rice farmers switch to shrimp

Aug 21, 2014
Salinization of the Mekong Delta is pushing a move toward a new crop: shrimp.
Posted In: crops, shrimp, drought, Vietnam

'Flappy Bird' flaps away

Feb 10, 2014
Millions downloaded this mobile game that flew too close to the sun.
Posted In: flappy bird, Vietnam

6 places where buying a Coke hasn't always been easy

Sep 27, 2013
Coke's spread has been far and wide. But some countries have been tougher endeavors for the soda giant.
Posted In: Coca-cola, Vietnam, India, Myanmar, Russia, East Germany, China, North Korea, cuba

Vietnam getting a boost from its coffee

Sep 2, 2013
But some worry that with commodity prices falling, relying so heavily on agriculture is a risk.
Posted In: Vietnam, coffee

Internet freedom depends on where you live

Aug 7, 2013
A vague new law in Vietnam aims to censor what people post online.
Posted In: internet censorship, Vietnam

A whole new place to eat McDonald's: Vietnam

Jul 16, 2013
International expansion is part of the fast-food chain’s business strategy. In fact, Vietnam will be the 38th Asian country McDonald’s is entering.
Posted In: McDonald's, Vietnam, asia, fast food

Homeless vets face challenges in filing disability claims

Nov 12, 2012
The Veteran's Administration has made homeless vets a priority, but delays in getting benefits persist
Posted In: veterans, homeless, military, disability, Vietnam, Iraq, afghanistan

Arizona board grants emergency funds to needy vets

Nov 9, 2012
Vets often face long delays in resolving disability claims, and need assistance to tide them over.
Posted In: veterans, disability, Iran, afghanistan, Vietnam

Banker's arrest sends Vietnamese markets spiraling

Aug 27, 2012
Vietnam has been on a roller coaster ride for a week. The turmoil was caused by one banker arrested for financial crimes.
Posted In: Vietnam, Banks

Vietnam expands fish farms, not without risk

Jul 23, 2012
Soon most seafood consumed worldwide will be farmed, not wild. Vietnamese farmers are raising pangasius -- sold in U.S. and European markets as "catfish" -- on an industrial scale, while researchers and environmentalists seek to make fish farming both efficient and environmentally safe.
Posted In: fish farm, Vietnam, aquaculture, asia, Food for 9 Billion