Nguyen Thi Tru in Ho Chi Minh City has been verified as the world's oldest woman, the World Records Association announced.
American food and beverage chains have been customizing their menus for the local market, with many surprises.
3,862 Vietnamese victims have been trafficked for forced labor, prostitution and organ trade since 2011, officials say.
Farmers in central Vietnam took to the street to protest sand extraction activities that have polluted a local bay.
In Ho Chi Minh City, nine million or more than 50 metric tons of plastic bags are being used every day.
As April 30 approaches, marking 40 years since the Vietnam War, many people still feel the lingering effects of Agent Orange.