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Stories with place: Hanoi
  • Asian fans only have eyes for European soccer 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 11:35 am
  • HANOI, Vietnam - There were so few people watching Vietnam play Hong Kong in a recent Asian Cup qualifier that turnstile staff hardly bothered checking tickets on the damp, cold Hanoi evening.

  • Vietnam releases dissidents amid foreign pressure 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 10:26 am
  • HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam has granted early release to two high-profile dissidents, bringing the number of democracy activists freed this month to three in what the government Monday called a "policy of leniency."

  • Asian fans only have eyes for European football 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:20 am
  • HANOI, Vietnam - There were so few people watching Vietnam take on Hong Kong in a recent Asian Cup qualifier that turnstile staff hardly bothered checking tickets on the damp, cold Hanoi evening.

  • Vietnam dissident released, arrives in US 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 6:29 pm
  • WASHINGTON - A prominent Vietnamese dissident whose father was an associate of the nation's founding president Ho Chi Minh arrived in the U.S. Monday after being released from prison by Vietnam, the State Department said.

  • Vietnam state-run paper fined for critical article 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 5:25 am
  • HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam's government has fined a state-run newspaper 40 million dong ($1,900) for an article that said four of history's most famous communist leaders were also among the "most notorious dictators," state media said Friday.