Today in HistoryDecember 19, 2021 GMT
Today in History
Today is Sunday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2021. There are 12 days left in the year.
Vietnam to end virus lockdown in largest city after 3 monthsSeptember 30, 2021 GMT
VUNG TAU, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam will lift the lockdown in its largest city on Friday, ending nearly three months of restrictions on movement to curb a coronavirus surge.
People in Ho Chi Minh City, a metropolis of 10 million, will be able to leave their homes, restaurants can serve take-away meals and other essential businesses can open, the city said on its website Thursday.
Asia Today: Vietnam to test high-risk groups in largest cityJune 4, 2021 GMT
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam plans to test high-risk groups in its largest city for the coronavirus and imposed more restrictions Monday to deal with a growing COVID-19 outbreak.
People in Ho Chi Minh City are only allowed to leave home for necessary activities and public gatherings of more than 10 people are banned for the next two weeks, the government announced.
Today in HistoryDecember 19, 2020 GMT
Today in History
Today is Saturday, Dec. 19, the 354th day of 2020. There are 12 days left in the year...
Vietnamese police to investigate condom recycling factorySeptember 24, 2020 GMT
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese police said they will investigate a factory that was found recycling about 320,000 used condoms for resale, local media reported Thursday...
North Korea’s Kim leaves Vietnam after summit breakdownMarch 2, 2019 GMT
DONG DANG, Vietnam (AP) — Smiling and holding up his clasped hands in a victorious pose, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday boarded his private train at the Vietnam-China border for a 60-plus-hour ride home, ending a trip to Vietnam that saw a LOS ANGELES (AP) — "This Is Us" star Milo Ventimiglia was between scenes on the set in Vietnam, the setting for a critical flashback story about his character Jack's wartime tragedy...
‘This Is Us’ season will answer war mysteries, creator saysNovember 12, 2018 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "This Is Us" star Milo Ventimiglia was between scenes on the set in Vietnam, the setting for a critical flashback story about his character Jack's wartime tragedy...
Vietnamese court sentences US citizens to 14 years in jailAugust 22, 2018 GMT
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A court in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City sentenced two Americans of Vietnamese descent to 14 years in jail on Wednesday after finding them guilty of attempting to overthrow the government, state media reported.
Police: $10K reward offered in Las Vegas hotel killingsJune 6, 2018 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the killer of a 38-year-old tour operator from Vietnam and one of her employees who were found stabbed to death at a Las Vegas Strip hotel...
Crewman credited with saving lives as fishing boat sankApril 6, 2018 GMT
HONOLULU (AP) — Khanh Huynh has been a commercial fisherman since he was 12 years old. For the past six years, he's been living on a fishing boat in Hawaii, catching premium ahi tuna for some of the world's most discerning consumers...