Joysticks transform US warfare in Afghanistan
In battle they take out Taliban fighters with joystick-controlled weapons, while back at base American soldiers hook up their Xboxes and kill their way through video games.
'Penis-head' fish discovered in Vietnam
A new species of fish with a penis on its head has been identified in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam, researchers said on Wednesday.
More Americans want government to stay out of international affairs
The number of Americans wanting their government to stay out of international affairs is higher than it has been since the Vietnam War, according to a new analysis.
DARPA issues robot challenge to clothing imports
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 ...
Researchers find German-made spyware across globe (Update 2)
The discovery of a group of servers linked to an elusive espionage campaign is providing new details about a high-tech piece of spy software that some fear may be targeting dissidents living under oppressive regimes.
Photo in Vietnam shows mammal unseen for 15 years
A camera trap in a forest in central Vietnam has managed to snap a photo of one of earth's rarest mammals, the saola, which hadn't been seen in 15 years.
Thai police seize nearly 200 pangolins
Thai police Tuesday said they had seized almost 200 live protected pangolins, which are prized in China and Vietnam as an exotic meal and for use in traditional medicine.
Extinction looms for gibbons in Vietnam, scientists say
The first comprehensive study of gibbons in Vietnam in over a decade has found that three of the six species (the cao vit and western black crested gibbons and the northern white-cheeked gibbon) are perilously ...
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 ...
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.
Tonkin snub-nosed monkey sighting in Vietnam
As one of the most endangered primate species in the world, sightings of the elusive Tonkin snub-nosed monkey are rare. Its no wonder a recent sighting of a group in Vietnam has proved cause for celebration.
Workers building Samsung factory riot in Vietnam
Workers building a massive Samsung factory in northern Vietnam battled police and torched motorbikes on Thursday, in a rare outbreak of labor violence in the tightly controlled country.
Five tiger cubs seized in Thai police wildlife haul
Thai police said Thursday they have seized five wild tiger cubs along with hundreds of other animals being smuggled to neighbouring Laos, for apparent onward sale in Vietnam or China as delicacies.