The confirmation of a female Swinhoe’s Softshell Turtle in a Hanoi lake has boosted confidence that the species can be brought back from the brink.
There was outrage when a man slapped a woman on the butt in an elevator. But a fine after the incident exposed systemic problems.
Countries ravaged by coronavirus may see a vaccine as a silver bullet, but Vietnam’s containment of the pandemic means it doesn’t need to hurry.
The 2019 tragedy in Essex and the pandemic haven't stopped demand for illegal Vietnamese migration. But costs and strategies have changed.