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How has Vietnam been so successful at containing COVID-19?
It's had just 268 confirmed infections and zero deaths reported.
Vietnam cracks down on fake "Made in Vietnam" labels
The Vietnamese government has promised a crackdown on fake labels and certificates of origin.
Trump talks America First at APEC Conference
President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping both spoke today at an Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam. The Chinese president talked of economic openness and international cooperation … President Trump pledged to put America first and to pursue bilateral trade agreements instead of multilateral ones. In other words, the U.S. should […]
U.S. pullout doesn’t deter aspiring TPP members
The remaining members of what would have been the Trans-Pacific Partnership will meet this weekend in Hanoi. Several countries attending the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference in the Vietnamese capital will hold discussions about reviving the regional trade agreement. The U.S. may have pulled out of the deal, but there is still a strong desire to […]
Social media censorship from around the world
Here are the governments really that don’t “like” social media.
The changing economic relationship between the US and Vietnam
Trade between the U.S. and Vietnam now adds up to $45 billion a year.
How the TPP will drive domestic reform in Asia
Leaders in Japan and Vietnam now have cover for unpopular economic overhauls.
In Vietnam, a cemetery kicks out the living
Hundreds of people live in a Ho Chi Minh City graveyard taken 0ver by the city
As waters rise, Mekong rice farmers switch to shrimp
Salinization of the Mekong Delta is pushing a move toward a new crop: shrimp.