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# vietnam - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Thousands flee as Typhoon Vamco nears Vietnam

Thousands of people have fled their homes ahead of the typhoon making landfall.

# vietnam - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Two people arrested by UK police over Essex lorry deaths

One of the men arrested is from Northern Ireland.

# vietnam - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Families of Essex lorry victims to borrow from government to repatriate remains to Vietnam

Vietnam’s foreign ministry said it would help but that families would have to foot the bill.

# vietnam - Monday 11 November, 2019

Miniature fanged ‘deer’ not seen for 30 years rediscovered tiptoeing through Vietnam

The animal was last recorded in 1990.

# vietnam - Friday 8 November, 2019

Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy

Two 15-year-old boys are among the dead.

# vietnam - Monday 4 November, 2019

Eight arrested in Vietnam over deaths of 39 migrants in truck near London

It follows a number of arrests in the UK over the incident last month.

# vietnam - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Vietnam 'strongly condemns' human trafficking after confirmation all Essex lorry victims were Vietnamese

Eight women and 31 men were found dead in a refrigerated container in Essex last week.

# vietnam - Friday 1 November, 2019

Two people arrested in Vietnam in connection with Essex lorry deaths

The move comes after British police arrested four people over the tragedy.

# vietnam - Monday 28 October, 2019

Family of woman feared to be among Essex lorry victims ‘begged her not to go’

More details about the victims are emerging as the lorry driver, Maurice Robinson, is due to appear in court today.

# vietnam - Friday 20 September, 2019

From bikes to roast duck: The Irish businesses jumping at an incoming EU-Vietnam trade deal

Some see the agreement as a beacon of hope amid Brexit and the US-China trade war.

# vietnam - Saturday 24 August, 2019

'She'll be all lit up': A Vietnam War helicopter is making its way to Tralee for restoration

Once restored, Pádraig Nolan plans to display the Huey in public and tour it around Ireland.

# vietnam - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia

In some parts of south-east Asia, up to 80% of malaria parasites are drug-resistant.

# vietnam - Friday 1 March, 2019

North Korea offers to hold more nuclear talks with US despite this week's summit breakdown

A meeting between the two countries this week ended unexpectedly early.

# vietnam - Thursday 28 February, 2019

'We had to walk': Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un summit ends with 'no agreement reached'

Trump and Kim were meeting in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi for talks.

# vietnam - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

After 4,000km trip that included a smoke break in China, Kim Jong Un arrives in Vietnam by train Epic Journey This post contains videos

After 4,000km trip that included a smoke break in China, Kim Jong Un arrives in Vietnam by train

Donald Trump took a more traditional route, travelling on Air Force One.

# vietnam - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet for the second time this week: here's what to expect

The two leaders will hold talks in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi on 27 and 28 February.

# vietnam - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Vietnam criticised for new law cracking down on anti-State content online

Tech giants such as Facebook and Google will also have to hand over user data if asked by the government.

# vietnam - Friday 21 September, 2018

Vietnamese president dies after contracting 'rare virus'

The 61-year-old’s death is not likely to dramatically alter politics in the country.

# vietnam - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Progress was slow on my new bike startup – so I moved to Asia'

Here’s why I couldn’t have founded my company back home in Ireland.

# vietnam - Monday 17 September, 2018

Seven die and five in coma after taking drugs at music festival in Hanoi

The victims tested positive for an unspecified drug.

# vietnam - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Two Vietnamese men smuggled into Ireland to work in cannabis growhouse jailed

One of the men travelled to Ireland in a shipping container.

# vietnam - Monday 13 November, 2017

Re-United! Giggs takes academy role in Vietnam with Paul Scholes set to follow

The Old Trafford legend is set to sign a two-year contract with the famous academy.

# vietnam - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

These iconic sights could be ending as Vietnam's capital vows to ban motorbikes

Councilors voted to implement the ban by 2030 but opponents have called it ‘totally insane’.

# vietnam - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Man kills wedding guest after being booed off stage during karaoke performance

44-year-old Nguyen Ngoc Diep went on a stabbing spree at the wedding party after another guest mocked his singing and stole the microphone.

# vietnam - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Bodies of five tigers with missing organs found in Vietnamese man's freezer

Tiger bones are commonly boiled down and mixed with rice wine in Vietnam, a mixture believed to treat arthritis and promote strength.

# vietnam - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Woman accused of Kim Jong-Nam killing 'thought it was a prank'

The woman thought she was taking part in the prank for a comedy video, Vietnam said today.

# vietnam - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Vietnamese man has scissors removed from his body after 18 years

It was found near his colon.

# vietnam - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher

The Ballyhaunis man kept his service with the US Marines a secret until he won a top honour.

# vietnam - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Children in Vietnam are mad about GAA thanks to our inspiring expats

GAA is one of the fastest growing sports for women in Asia.

# vietnam - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Drug addicts clash with police at Vietnam rehab centre

“It was a big mess,” a police officer said after the clashes which followed protests at the centre.

# vietnam - Sunday 23 October, 2016

The US is helping to clean up Agent Orange residue, 50 years since the Vietnam War

The US is helping with a dioxin clean-up in Danang, where millions of litres of Agent Orange were stored during the war.

# vietnam - Monday 11 July, 2016

Stairway to Heaven: Central Vietnam on a motorbike

This week’s best road trip sees Thomas Fanning break up a six-day odyssey with pitstops for pagodas, diving and incredible mountain views.

# vietnam - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Body of British backpacker found six days after he called his girlfriend saying he injured himself

22-year-old Aiden Webb went missing in Vietnam while hiking a mountain solo.

# vietnam - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Tests show twins have different fathers after husband became suspicious one looked different

One of the twins has thick, wavy hair while the other has thin, straight hair.

# vietnam - Saturday 27 February, 2016

The Vietnamese town where the dead live more comfortably than the living

In the so-called City of Ghosts, an influx of foreign cash has triggered something of a competitive tomb building spree.

British tourists killed in Vietnam were 'sucked down by waterfall'

Aid workers recovered the bodies of the three tourists yesterday.

# vietnam - Friday 26 February, 2016

Three British tourists found dead after climbing waterfalls in Vietnam

It is not yet known how they died.

# vietnam - Monday 16 November, 2015

Irish Water have been sending a Wexford couple's bills... to Vietnam

Could it be the fault of the new postcodes?

# vietnam - Saturday 19 September, 2015

An Irishman went around Vietnam 40 years after the war - and took some incredible photographs

Ian Thuillier spent three months travelling around the country earlier this year.

# vietnam - Monday 7 September, 2015

From Vietnam to Mountjoy: Shackled by debt, trafficked and trapped in an Irish growhouse

Q’s story is terrifying and heartbreaking, as well as a look at the failure of global laws.

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