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

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.

RADIO P!: Efterforskerne: Røg, panik og Vero Moda. I februar måned brød en brand ud på en fabrik i Cambodia, der syr Vero Moda-tøj for modegiganten Bestseller. Det endte med at 40 personer faldt bevidstløse om og måtte indlægges.

17. July: Trocial storm Talas wrecks havoc in north-central Vietnam - At least one person has been killed, 13 boat crew are missing and thousands of homes have been damaged after typhoon Talas made landfall in north-central.

July 2017: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen counts on China as he cracks down in Cambodia – has he miscalculated? Hun Sen faces a slow erosion of support. Opposition parties are building a stronger base ahead of general elections next year.

The Little Rose Warm Shelter in Ho Chi Minh City is one of few organisations in the country that works to rescue young girls from these situations. It runs on donations of time and money, providing safety, housing, care and an education for its girls.

Vietnam roads claim over 4,000 lives in first-half 2017 - In the Jan-Jun period, 9,593 traffic accidents took place countrywide, killing 4,134 people and injuring 7,395 others, the National Committee for Traffic Safety reported 

Farmers lose yields and income - With its long coastline and low topography, the Mekong Delta has been facing some of the worst impacts of climate change. Seawater intrusion has been expanding  threatening its hugely productive rice fields and fruit and vegetable gardens.

Vietnam does not lack money in its state budget, but bureaucracy is preventing money from being disbursed in a timely manner for public investment, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue told lawmakers on Thursday 15/6.

Man has died of apparent heatstroke while he was walking his motorbike, which had a flat tire, under the scorching sun in the northern province of Hai Duong on Tuesday. An elderly woman in Hanoi has died from heatstroke, The heatwawe ended Tuesday 6/6 when rain came crashing down in Hanoi at around 3:30 p.m..