Gay men facing prejudice in Vietnam organize an increasingly effective support network.
Vietnamese followers of a leading Zen Buddhist seek asylum in France amid an escalating standoff.
Sweden's ambassador to Vietnam calls on authorities to end curbs on free speech.
An international health agency urges Vietnam to do more for AIDS patients.
One of Vietnam’s leading dissidents is partially paralyzed.
Vietnamese authorities complain over reports from fishermen of Chinese abuse.
Hanoi takes new steps to quash dissent.
The lawyer for a Vietnamese democracy activist slams a conviction.
Followers of a Zen monk and peace activist are driven from a monastery in Vietnam following a standoff.
A noted Vietnamese blogger and government critic describes her detention.
A scholarly institute rejects new government orders covering what members can and cannot do.
A Vietnamese pro-democracy activist vows to keep fighting for reform after his release from prison.
The lawyer for five accused democracy activists in Vietnam defends their motives, as the government prepares to try them for anti-state activities.
Treatment and schooling are scarce for the estimated 60,000 HIV-positive children in Ho Chi Minh City.
Detained Vietnamese lawyer Le Cong Dinh's family waits for permission to contact him, four days after his arrest.
New warnings about the impact of dams along one of the world's longest rivers.
A young lawyer who defended dissidents and activists faces up to 20 years in jail.
A Vietnamese minister known for speaking out says police targeted his wife.
A Catholic leader in Vietnam has joined with critics of a controversial plan to mine for bauxite.
Vietnamese MPs are to debate a planned mine involving a Chinese firm, as controversy flares over a joint trade promotion Web site.
The Deputy editor of a Vietnamese tourism publication is fired from his job after the government accuses him of writing what they call ‘sensitive’ articles.
More than 140,000 Vietnamese boat people passed through Hong Kong over a quarter-century, and many are haunted by memories of life in the camps that housed them.
Vietnam’s most powerful ruling body approves a controversial mining plan amid increased concern over its potential environmental and social impacts.
Vietnam uses its tough media laws to close a newspaper for allegedly fanning nationalist flames over a territorial dispute with China.
A dissident Buddhist leader in Vietnam joins opposition to a planned bauxite mine.
Hanoi faces growing calls for a crackdown on the worst polluters and a mandatory switch to cleaner fuels.
Defendants sentenced in connection with church land protests vow more appeals.
A planned bauxite mine in Vietnam will provide jobs, but some experts fear its environmental impact.
A Vietnamese cyber-dissident is freed after serving 2-1/2 years in jail, and insists he did nothing wrong.