Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dies aged 61 – state radio

Published time: 21 Sep, 2018 05:06 Edited time: 21 Sep, 2018 05:27 Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has died in the hospital from a “serious illness despite efforts by domestic and international doctors and professors,” state media reports. Tran Dai Quang passed away in a Hanoi military hospital at 10:05am local time (3:05am GMT) on […]

The Vietnamese street food family that won’t give up their secrets

Corinne Redfern August 2, 2018 Share this article Tucked down Doan Van Bo alley in the heart of District Four is one of Ho Chi Minh City’s oldest food stalls has been going for 37 years. Now a finalist in Urban Adventures’ first ever global street food awards, Corrine Redfern tracks down the family behind […]

The baseball team redefining what it means to be young and Vietnamese

Travis Hodges June 12, 2018 Share this article Baseball isn’t something you readily associate with Vietnam. But a new generation of young, Hanoi-based baseball fanatics has set up the region’s very first team. Their head coach? YouTube. Photographer Travis Hodges heads to the game. It’s game day for the Hanoi Fishanu baseball team. I venture […]

US, Vietnamese navies kick off joint exercises in S. China Sea amid tensions with China

Published time: 6 Jul, 2017 16:09 Edited time: 6 Jul, 2017 16:09 The Vietnamese and American navies have begun their eighth annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) in the coastal Khanh Hoa Province, days after a US vessel sailed past a disputed island in the South China Sea. Read more The NEA officially began on Wednesday […]

Google Translate starts using neural machine translation for Hindi, Russian, Vietnamese

Google today is announcing that it’s switching to a modern approach called neural machine translation for translations of text in Hindi, Russian, and Vietnamese in its Google Translate app. The shift away from Google’s phrase-based machine translation system will result in more natural, higher-quality translations. Google adopted this method to translate from English into Chinese […]