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Vietnam: Country in Southeast Asia
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is a country in Southeast Asia and the easternmost country on the Indochinese Peninsula. With an estimated 96.2 million inhabitants as of 2019, it is the 15th most populous country in the world. Vietnam shares its land borders with China to the north, and Laos and Cambodia to the west. It shares its maritime borders with Thailand through the Gulf of Thailand, and the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia through the South China Sea. Its capital city is Hanoi, while its most populous city and commercial hub is Ho Chi Minh City, also known by its former name of Saigon.

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ASEAN summit: Post-pandemic economic recovery dominates talks [Video]

ASEAN summit: Post-pandemic economic recovery dominates talks

Like many events around the world, coronavirus changed the summit, hosted by Vietnam, into a virtual event.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:34Published
Farmers force to work at night amid heatwave [Video]

Farmers force to work at night amid heatwave

Farmers at a village on the outskirts of Hanoi, Vietnam are now resorting to planting rice at night in order to avoid increasingly hot temperatures during the day.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:28Published
Zimbabwean firm rolls into global cigar market [Video]

Zimbabwean firm rolls into global cigar market

A recently launched business is hoping to capitalize on Zimbabwe's famed tobacco to take on established players in the global cigar market. David Doyle reports.

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Vietnamese girl drawing a brighter future [Video]

Vietnamese girl drawing a brighter future

When Hanoi went into a three month lockdown, 10-year-old Nguyen Doi Chung Anh decided to pick up her colored pencils and express her feelings about what she was seeing.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:49Published
North Korea says little reason to maintain Trump ties [Video]

North Korea says little reason to maintain Trump ties

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sees little use in maintaining a personal relationship with U.S. President Donald Trump if Washington sticks to hostile policies, state media reported on Friday. Libby..

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