Stories Tagged 'Vietnam'
A nation that was once economically struggling with a poverty rate of over 58 percent in the 1990s is now one of the hottest economies in the world. Today, their unemployment rate is below 2.5 percent and poverty has fallen below 10 percent. This is the story of Vietnam.
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The death toll rose to at least 27 on Sunday from the typhoon that pummeled central and southern Vietnam just days before the region is due to host the APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders, Reuters reported.
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Vietnam demanded on Monday that China stop sending cruise ships to the South China Sea in a response to one of Beijing's latest steps to bolster its claims in the strategic waterway.
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Vietnam's Communist Party delegates are meeting in Hanoi to begin the process of choosing a new set of leaders.
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The disappearance of a Malaysian jetliner is an "unprecedented aviation mystery", a senior official said on Monday, with a massive air and sea search now in its third day.
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