July: Eight working teams of the Central Steering Committee on Anti-corruption are overseeing the investigation and prosecution of serious corruption cases in 20 localities and agencies.

24. July Vietnam halts drilling after 'China threats'  - Vietnam has reportedly terminated a gas-drilling expedition in a disputed area of the South China Sea, following strong threats from China.

Vietnam is jailing female activists over their Facebook posts - Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, a blogger and single mother, known as “Mother Mushroom,” was sentenced to 10 years behind bars, She was jailed for distributing propaganda against the state.

Southern Vietnam is one of the most at-risk regions in the world in terms of the potential impacts of climate change. Both the Mekong Delta and Saigon face growing challenges from sea level rise, flooding, and other water-related issues

4/8: Sơn La Province: More than 30 people are dead or missing after tragically damaging rains and floods hit northern mountainous provinces over the past three days.

Hollow growth leaves Cambodians wanting more - Corruption, lagging development foster discontent ahead of election season. Cambodian 'democracy' is on its last legs - The facade of freedom is fading as Hun Sen puts civil society in his crosshairs.

Like it or not, globalization is 'inevitable,' Vietnamese PM sayd on 5. July - Nguyen Xuan Phuc stresses commitment to free trade, including TPP.

Lesung mit Gitarre zum Nationalepos Vietnams Versroman „Truyên Kiêu“ 12:08 - Finissage 19.08: Tam biêt! Auf Wiedersehen, Vietnam! Die Ausstellung "Schätze der Archäologie Vietnams" endet. Termin Samstag 19.08., 18.00 – 23.00 Uhr

Saigon Sidewalk-Clearing Campaign Costs Too Much for Modest Gains -. Recently released statistics show that more money was spent on executing the crackdown than was generated through fines collected from violations.

7/7 Rebel Hanoians facing punishment for 'seizing' military land -  22/4 The mayor of Hanoi met with representatives from village and secured the release of 19 policemen and officials who had been held hostage by villagers for 1 week.