Activists have exerted pressure on regional governments to offer a climate action plan but those governments say they are doing their best, as developing countries that did not create the problem
Some question whether humans can actually be productive for -- and tolerate -- a true eight hour day
Vietnam is encouraging banks to lend to small businesses, like this furniture store in Ho Chi Minh City
Trend comes even as health-conscious Vietnamese try to seek out wholesome foods but end up with products that are anything but that
The delegation visited Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to send the message that while the US values Vietnam trade, the market is not open enough
The Australian government has given more than 1.6 million Australian dollars to the three winners of a competition it co hosted with the Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam
Vietnam’s economic growth of close to 7 percent a year is about twice the rate of growth of the worldwide economy
Southeast Asia Leads the World in Mobile Internet Use
Possible changes to Vietnam’s Labor Code, due to be considered by the National Assembly, are expected to strengthen worker rights in key ways
Cooperation raises questions about the line between personal privacy and public safety, as well as about appropriate role for private company or private individual in terms of policing efforts
Vietnamese advocates of solar power have begun a project to spread its use in the country instead of coal and other fossil fuels
Vietnam’s growth is bringing urban sprawl, especially in the two biggest cities -- the political capital of Hanoi in the north and the business hub of Ho Chi Minh City in the south
World Bank report analyzed eight solutions that Vietnam could test to decrease transportation's greenhouse gas emissions, from use of public transit, to an increase in biofuels
Some in the private sector are lobbying Vietnamese officials with a wish list with visions ranging from more renewable energy to buildings that collect rain water for use.
Instead of changing themselves to fit office culture, women are changing the culture to include them.
Vietnam has 54 ethnic groups that are recognized officially by the government.
Deal is significant not only because it facilitates exports, but also as it lays out commitments on human rights, labor unions, and environmental protection.
Next month, US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink and his team will bring a business delegation from the Southeast Asian country to Washington.
Vietnam ranked No. 1 in an analysis of six countries in Asia where manufacturers could move as they leave China, according to a report in December from Natixis, an investment bank.