The average income of women in the Southeast Asian country is $224 (5.2 million Vietnam dong) a month.
Supporters of a no-go area for motorbikes say restrictions are needed to cut pollution and congestion.
Vietnam is willing to work toward international standards, setting it apart from neighboring countries.
Filmmakers are finding Vietnam is more than a scenic locale for war movies, and audiences are, too.
The bank predicts a current account surplus of 3.7 percent of GDP for 2018, meaning Vietnam takes in more money through trade and investment than it sends abroad
The country ranks among the top five countries in the world that send plastic trash into the ocean.
Vietnam's small businesses do not realize how big a threat they face from hackers.
In 2016 cocaine seizures tripled across the continent of Asia in the span of just a year.
Previous legislation dealing with sexual crimes and human trafficking made explicit reference to female victims only.
As part of the 50th anniversary commemorations of the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, Americans who opposed the war, including military veterans, have met with those who fought on the other side.
Citizens who have nothing to do with the issue have been drawn to the revolt at Cai Lay, a provincial district 60 miles southwest of Ho Chi Minh City where drivers feel they have been charged an unfair toll.
The focus now is on getting entrepreneurs to deliver on their pitches and meet concrete benchmarks.
Focus now on getting entrepreneurs to deliver on their pitches and meet concrete benchmarks.
Hoang Van Cuong says he can raise tens of millions of dollars by selling everything from royal beds to 2,500-year-old bronze drums, has promised to donate the proceeds to the state so it can support fishermen out in the South China Sea.
Trinh Xuan Thanh disappeared in Berlin, where he was seeking refuge, and turned up back in Vietnam; Germany demanded his return and has expelled a Vietnamese intelligence officer.
Hanoi is trying to figure out how to supply all of its surging energy needs without destroying its environment.
Idea to establish code of conduct for shipping, fishing and exploring for oil is to avoid conflict in disputed, and potentially lucrative, waterway, but some regional experts say such a code may be pointless.