A Russian-financed search engine seeking to challenge Google’s dominance in Vietnam is redirecting queries for some politically sensitive terms to the American company’s search engine.
The unexpected spike in asylum seekers draws fresh scrutiny of Hanoi’s deteriorating human rights record.
The farmers have become folk heroes in this nation of autocratic rule, limited land rights and steep inequities.
Fears about the safety of Chinese food products are often well founded, but in Vietnam they are tangled up with anti-Chinese sentiment.
A Vietnamese journalist at a state-run newspaper is sacked after criticizing remarks made by the general secretary of the Communist Party on his blog.
An American pro-democracy activist is released and deported from Vietnam, while Vietnamese activists from the same US-based dissident group continue to serve long sentences.
Indonesia’s economy is booming, but to sustain and deepen its growth, it badly needs new roads, bridges, power stations and ports.
The internet becomes the principal forum for Vietnamese dissent with its communist rulers trying to clamp down with laws, arrests, intimidation and longer prison sentences.
Vietnam’s government vows to crack down on three dissident blogs yet record numbers visit the sites to keep up their struggle for free expression.
An avalanche that buried more than 120 soldiers in a Himalayan region close to India highlights what critics say is one of the world’s most pointless conflicts.