DNA Test Confirms Twins With Different Fathers In Vietnam

DNA test answers confirmed recently that a Vietnamese woman had twin daughters by different fathers and a lot of explaining to do. Local reports from a town in the northern Hòa Bình province of Vietnam say the family of the…

Vietnam Visit from Google CEO Gives Hope to Local Startups

Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s visit to Vietnam gives hope to people in the local startup community that they could succeed globally. Speaking to about 200 people in a cafe in central Hanoi on Tuesday, Pichai [pictured] said he did not…

Larry David Acted Crazy To Get Out of Vietnam

Larry David, the man who made neurosis and seemingly unremarkable problems into a career, recently spoke with Howard Stern about how he managed to get out of going to Vietnam in the 1960s. Part of Larry David’s plan initially involved…

Nguyen Duc Kien Jailed for 30 Years Due to Fraud

On Monday, a Vietnamese court sentenced Nguyen Duc Kien to 30 years in a state prison for his role in a series of financial scams which robbed people and corporations of more than $1.1 billion – an act which was…

Typhoon Haiyan: Death Toll May Reach 10,000

The estimated death toll from Typhoon Haiyan has reached staggering proportions. The super typhoon ravaged the Philippines on Friday, leaving devastation in its wake. Officials are projecting that the death toll may reach or even exceed 10,000. Leyte and Samar…

Tropical Storm Wutip Hits Vietnam, 75 People Missing

Tropical Storm Wutip slammed Vietnam on Monday and has so far been responsible for at least two fishing boats sinking near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea; a third is unaccounted for and so far 75 people–crew members…

Stanley Karnow Dies: Vietnam Reporter Was 87

Stanley Karnow, a journalist most famous for covering the entirety of the Vietnam War, has died at the age of 87. According to an Associated Press report, Karnow died in his sleep on January 27 at his home in Potomac,…

Vietnam Has The Highest Windows 8 Adoption Rate

Windows 8 launched on October 26, and four million people upgraded to the new OS during the opening weekend. Since then, Microsoft has been mum on how well Windows 8 has been spreading through the market. Soluto, a PC optimization…

Agent Orange Cleanup Begins in Vietnam

37 years after the fall of Saigon, the U.S. is beginning a project to help reverse some of the devastation caused by the Vietnam War. The U.S. has begun a joint project with Vietnam to clean up toxic chemicals left…

Vietnam WWF: Country Ranks the Worst for Rhino Poaching

Vietnam, according to the WWF, ranks among the worst countries in Asia when it comes to protecting endangered species. The World Wildlife Federation, which is based out of Switzerland, has found that the country is a hot-spot destination for those…