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Britain finalizes free trade pact with...

Britain finalizes free trade pact with...

Europe

Fri, Dec 11 2020

The ministers expect the deal will further boost bilateral trade

Vietnam threatens to shut down Facebook...

Vietnam threatens to shut down...

World

Fri, Nov 20 2020

Facebook has faced mounting pressure from governments over its content policies, including threats of...

13 killed, dozens missing after typhoon...

13 killed as typhoon lashes

World

Thu, Oct 29 2020

Twenty-six fishermen remain missing after their boats sank when trying to return to shore

Vietnam ready to evacuate 1.3m people...

Vietnam ready to evacuate 1.3m people...

World

Mon, Oct 26 2020

There were no reports of casualties, but 12 fishermen at sea failed to return to Catanduanes province...

Floods kill 111 in Vietnam

Floods kill 111 in Vietnam

Asia Pacific

Wed, Oct 21 2020

More rain is forecast to hit the area over the weekend as Storm Saudel blows in from the South China...

Death toll from floods, landslides in...

Death toll from floods in Vietnam up...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 20 2020

More than 691,100 cattle and poultry animals have been killed or swept away

Japan, Vietnam boost defence ties as...

Japan, Vietnam boost defence ties as...

Southeast Asia

Mon, Oct 19 2020

The resource-rich South China Sea is claimed in its entirety by Beijing but is also contested by Vietnam,...

Landslide hits barracks in Vietnam,...

Landslide hits barracks in Vietnam,...

Southeast Asia

Sun, Oct 18 2020

The government said later that 14 bodies had been recovered and eight others remained missing

Natural disasters leave 62 dead in...

Natural disasters leave 62 dead in...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Oct 17 2020

Typhoon Nangka, which hit Vietnam's northern and north-central regions on Wednesday, had killed two...

With eye on China, Japan's Suga seeks...

Suga seeks tighter ties with Vietnam,...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Oct 16 2020

Suga’s trip follows last week’s Tokyo meeting of the ‘Quad,’ an informal grouping...

Nine rescuers dead after Vietnam landslide;...

Nine rescuers dead after Vietnam...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Oct 15 2020

An official government website said 17 workers at a hydro station had gone missing following a...

The Vietnam conundrum

The Vietnam conundrum

Bangladesh

Tue, Oct 13 2020

About 1,700 Bangladeshi migrants are now working in Vietnam, even though Bangladesh has no manpower export...

Floods, rough seas kill 18 in Vietnam...

Floods, rough seas kill 18 in...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Oct 12 2020

The country is bracing for another storm rolling in from the South China Sea, with heavy rain again...

Case filed against 3 for trafficking...

Case filed against 3 for trafficking...

Bangladesh

Fri, Sep 4 2020

CID is expected to investigate the case

Modern slavery risk surges for Bangladesh,...

Modern slavery risk surges for RMG workers...

South Asia

Fri, Sep 4 2020

About 60 million people work in Asia's garment industry and falling sales have put many jobs at...

Civil society members demand release...

'Release detained migrant workers'

Bangladesh

Thu, Sep 3 2020

83 migrant workers from Vietnam and Qatar were sent to jail on September 1

Police arrest 83 migrant workers back...

Police arrest 83 workers back from Vietnam,...

Bangladesh

Tue, Sep 1 2020

Just a few months ago police similarly arrested and jailed 219 migrants after they returned from Middle...

Covid-19 despair forces girls across...

Covid-19 despair forces girls across...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 1 2020

UN estimates 12 million girls, worldwide, are wed every year before the age of 18

113 Bangladeshis return home from...

113 Bangladeshis return home from...

Bangladesh

Tue, Aug 18 2020

A special flight of US-Bangla Airlines brought them back from Hanoi, Vietnam, and landed at the Hazrat...

Vietnam to buy Russian Covid-19...

Vietnam to buy Russian Covid-19...

World

Fri, Aug 14 2020

Russia said on Wednesday that it would roll out the world's first Covid-19 vaccine within two weeks,...

Vietnam PM says risk of widespread Covid-19...

Vietnam PM says risk of widespread Covid-19...

World

Sat, Aug 8 2020

Vietnam reported 37 new coronavirus infections on Friday, raising the number of cases in the country...