Breaking News apps
Find out first with the Breaking News app
Download our free app for Android, Windows Phone, and more


Australia secretly held group of 46 Vietnamese asylum seekers on warship at sea for almost a month then returned them to Vietnam, officials say - @AP

23 WHOA!

South China Sea dispute

Vietnam opposes Chinese fishing ban in disputed sea, says it us a 'worthless decision' - @Reuters

End of alert
19 WHOA!

United States

US wants Vietnam to release some prisoners of conscience in coming weeks, US rights official says - @Reuters

End of alert
20 WHOA!

Vietnam War

Photo: The remains of a US soldier killed in Vietnam is returned at Washington's National Airport - @carolynryan

35 WHOA!

South Korea

Vietnam and South Korea sign free trade agreement, statement confirms - @Reuters

End of alert
27 WHOA!

South Korea

South Korea and Vietnam sign bilateral free trade agreement, Seoul government says, with countries seeking to implement the deal before the year's end - @YonhapNews

19 WHOA!


2 Su-22 fighter jets collide in Vietnam, pilots eject but are still missing - @XHNews

22 WHOA!


Hundreds of villagers in central Vietnam block traffic in Hanoi to protest pollution from coal-fired thermo power plant - @AP

49 WHOA!

Ha Tinh, Ha Tinh, VN

At least 14 people killed, 28 injured when scaffolding collapses at construction site in central Vietnam, police say - @AP

31 WHOA!

Ha Tinh, Ha Tinh, VN

State media: At least 12 dead in Vietnam industrial zone accident - @Reuters

16 WHOA!


US asked Vietnam to stop helping Russian bomber flights, State Department official says - @Reuters

34 WHOA!


Editor's note: The hacking charges announced earlier by the Department of Justice against 3 people (2 Vietnamese citizens, 1 Canadian) involved the theft of 1 billion email addresses. The DOJ released a statement that said, in part, 'the scope of the intrusion is unnerving.' - Tom

End of note
30 WHOA!


3 people are charged over roles in hacking US email providers, says Department of Justice - @Reuters

23 WHOA!

Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh, VN

4 people killed when Vietnamese military helicopter crashes after takeoff from southern Ho Chi Minh City, army officials says - @AFP

33 WHOA!


8 Vietnamese drug traffickers sentenced to death for trafficking more than 200kg of heroin - @ChannelNewsAsia

24 WHOA!

Hoa Binh, Hoa Binh, VN

Vietnam court sentences 8 people to death for heroin trafficking, state-controlled media reports - @AP

17 WHOA!


Chinese police shoot dead 2 Uighurs trying to illegally cross into Vietnam, state media says - @BBCNewsAsia

25 WHOA!

Guangxi, CN

State media: Chinese police shoot dead 2 Uighurs at Vietnam border - @Reuters

17 WHOA!

Georgia, US

US Supreme Court denies request for clemency from Vietnam veteran scheduled for execution Tuesday night in Georgia - @11AliveNews

End of alert
28 WHOA!


Vietnam detains lawmaker for alleged fraud over housing project, local media reports - @AP

11 WHOA!