Thirty million medical face masks have been transported from Vietnam to North America, where oronavirus continues to rampage. Industry insiders say the U.S. needs three billion face masks and is eyeing Vietnam as a supplier.
For these people who are suddenly without income, businessmen and donors have set up machines that dispense free rice at several cities across Vietnam.
The Global Wind Energy Council expects Vietnam will install 1 GW of new wind capacity by 2021 in a move it believes could solidify the country as a regional wind power leader.
The Indochina Peninsula was colonised by the French in the mid-19th century. Modern Vietnam was born upon the Declaration of Independence from France in 1945.
The Pagoda is a historic temple in the city of Huế in Vietnam. Its iconic seven-story pagoda is regarded as the unofficial symbol of the city, and the temple has often been the subject of folk rhymes and ca dao about Huế
The Lý dynasty was a Vietnamese dynasty that began in 1009 when emperor Lý Thái Tổ overthrew the Early Lê dynasty and ended in 1225
The Hồng Bàng dynasty was a legendary, semimythical period in Vietnamese history spanning from the political union in 2879 BC of many tribes of the northern Red River Valley to the conquest by An Dương Vương in 258 BC.