"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
US Secretary of State John Kerry has praised the warming of relations with Vietnam twenty years after ties were established while also urging the
Parades are held in Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate 40 years since the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War.
US war veterans visit the area that divided north and south Vietnam as the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War approaches. The group
Millions of children around the world have no family and will never know family life. Millions of couples in Europe want to adopt children. Why is it
Vietnamese police in Ho Chi Minh City broke up an anti-China rally on Sunday, May 17, making several arrests.
Beijing is sending five ships to
At least 20 workers have been killed as anti-China protests continue near Ho Chi Minh City in the most serious outbreak of public disorder in
Anti-China protests in the south of Vietnam have turned violent. Protesters are angry about a Chinese oil rig drilling in waters claimed by
“Vietnam became a market economy in the early 1990s and has gone through an economic ‘boom’ over the last two decades. But amid the global financial
Around 200 people gathered in the city of Hanoi to practice laughing yoga. They circled a Christmas tree and began stretching and dancing, before a
Vietnam will hand out fines of 100 million dong ($4,740) to anyone criticising the government on social media, under a new law announced this week
Typhoon Haiyan was downgraded to a Category One as it approached the coast of north Vietnam where it made landfall early on Monday morning
Vietnam is bracing itself for the arrival of Typhoon Haiyan.
Having caused devastation in the Philippines, it is now heading towards the north of
There’s hope that the transmission of dengue fever to humans could be reduced by infecting mosquitoes that carry the disease with a specific kind of
Tens of thousands of people bid a final farewell to General Vo Nguyen Giap in his home town in central Vietnam on Sunday afternoon.
It was a final send-off fit for one of the 20th century’s most important military commanders.
Appropriately, soldiers accompanied Vietnam’s
In Vietnam, a state funeral was being held on Saturday for a national hero – General Giap, the independence icon who masterminded military victories
Ahead of a state funeral this weekend, Vietnam has entered an official mourning period for its independence hero General Giap.
Flags are flying at
Vietnamese people mourned the death of legendary General Vo Nguyen Giap, who died on Friday aged 102.
A national hero, self-taught Giap enjoyed a
A Vietnamese general famous for masterminding victories against France and the US, has died at the age of 102.
Vo Nguyen Giap defeated French
The architect of Vietnam’s military victories over the United States and France has died, aged 102, family members said.
General Vo Nguyen Giap