Intel opens biggest ever chip plant in Vietnam
US-based chip maker Intel on Friday opened a billion-dollar plant in Vietnam, the company's biggest in the world, expected to create thousands of skilled jobs as the nation moves from low to hi-tech.
Diabetes now tops Vietnam vets' claims
(AP) -- By his own reckoning, a Navy electrician spent just eight hours in Vietnam, during a layover on his flight back to the U.S. in 1966. He bought some cigarettes and snapped a few photos.
Agent Orange exposure linked to Graves' disease in Vietnam veterans, study finds
Vietnam War-era veterans exposed to Agent Orange appear to have significantly more Graves' disease, a thyroid disorder, than veterans with no exposure, a new study by endocrinologists at the University at Buffalo has shown.
$300 mln to cope with Agent Orange in Vietnam
(AP) -- Thirty-five years after the Vietnam War, a $300 million price tag has been placed on the most contentious legacy still tainting U.S.-Vietnam relations: Agent Orange.
Vienna zoo breeds endangered batagur turtle
The Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna said on Tuesday it has successfully bred one of the most endangered species of turtle, the Batagur baska, for the first time in captivity.
Google: Critics of Vietnam mine face online attack
(AP) -- Google Inc. says malicious software has been used to spy on Vietnamese computer users opposed to a controversial bauxite mine in the Southeast Asian country. Computer security firm McAfee said the perpetrators may ...
Drug-resistant swine flu cluster on Vietnam train
(PhysOrg.com) -- A cluster of seven people infected with a Tamiflu-resistant strain of pandemic H1N1 influenza has been identified in Vietnam by a team including Oxford researchers.
Vietnam Internet users fear Facebook blackout
(AP) -- Vietnam's growing legions of Facebook users fear that the country's communist government might be blocking the popular social networking Web site, which has become difficult to access over the past few weeks.
Tropical Storm Parma headed to Vietnam
Tropical Storm Parma crossed over the Hainan Island, China over the weekend and is now poised for a final landfall in Vietnam around 8 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
Survey: Dioxin levels high in Vietnam near US base
(AP) -- New environmental tests confirm extremely high levels of dioxin, the toxic ingredient of Agent Orange, in people, fish and soil near a former U.S. air base where American troops stored the herbicide ...
Limited data suggest possible association between Agent Orange exposure
A new report from the Institute of Medicine finds suggestive but limited evidence that exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides used during the Vietnam War is associated with an increased chance of developing ischemic ...
Vietnamese boy, 3, dies from bird flu: doctor
A three-year-old Vietnamese boy died Thursday from bird flu, a doctor in the southern city of Ho Chi Minh said.