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.
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.
'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.
DARPA issues robot challenge to clothing imports
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.
Samsung to build $1B display factory in Vietnam
The display manufacturing unit of Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it secured approval from Vietnam to build a $1 billion factory in the Southeast Asian country.
New species discoveries in the Greater Mekong
A giant flying squirrel, a skydiving gecko, a fish that mates head-to-head, and an eyeless cave-dwelling spider are among the 367 new species revealed by scientists in the Greater Mekong region in 2012-2013, ...
Vietnam says bitcoin transactions are illegal
(AP)—Vietnam's communist government said trading in bitcoin and other electronic currencies is illegal, and warned its citizens not to use or invest in them.
Rare reversal of decline in number of Tonkin snub-nosed monkeys
A survey conducted in Ha Giang Province in Vietnam between September and October this year has recorded the highest number of Critically Endangered Tonkin snub-nosed monkeys known to date.
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.
Rights group sues UK over exports of spying tech
A human rights group is suing the British government over the export of sophisticated surveillance technology that has been used to spy on dissidents in Bahrain and elsewhere.
Vietnam returns endangered turtle to Cambodia
(AP)—A critically endangered turtle that somehow made it to Vietnam decades ago has been returned to its original home: Cambodia.
Vietnam entrepreneurs find fertile ground online
Vietnam's young, tech-savvy population is turning to the Internet to break out of an economic system stifled by decades of communist rule, leading to a boom in e-commerce.
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 ...