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The COVID-19 death toll in countries in East Asia, including Vietnam and Singapore, has been low compared to western nations. This could be why.
Increasing daytime temperatures in Vietnam have forced rice farmers to work at night. Vietnam experienced its highest temperature on record last year.
Vietnam became one of the first countries to report a COVID-19 infection outside of China, but no one has died from the disease. This is how the country responded.
Asia-Pacific countries have been praised for their containment strategies, and many are now cautiously announcing plans to reopen their schools and get people back to work.
Today's top stories include WHO's guidelines for countries easing lockdown restrictions and a free rice "ATM" to feed Viet Nam's poorest during the crisis.
An entrepreneur in Ho Chi Minh City has invented a 'rice ATM' to help those unable to work during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Author Matt McCarthy tells our World Vs Virus podcast about NYC's battle against COVID-19. Also: to test or not to test; and a submariner's lockdown tips.
Despite more limited resources, Viet Nam has defied expectations and is tackling the spread of coronavirus. Here’s how.
The COVID-19 outbreak has shaken an Asian electronics supply chain still smarting from the U.S.-China trade war.
A new project in Viet Nam hopes to develop scalable local solutions to the country's plastic waste problem. Here's how it will work.
In 2017, its trade as a percentage of GDP rose above 200% - the highest level for any country of over 50 million people, according to World Bank data.
Once one of the world's poorest countries, today Viet Nam is a booming economy, with a growing middle class and a rate of growth to rival China. How did it get here?
The World Economic Forum on ASEAN will gather the region’s political, business, academic, civil society leaders, along with a group of 75 handpicked start-ups.
The region's youth are reaching working age faster than their countries can create jobs for them – threatening the strong growth of the recent past.
People in Viet Nam are being encouraged to swap their wood-burning stoves for biogas - made from pig waste.