Melanie Verwoerd: The one thing we know for sure about the coronavirus

2020-03-04 06:00

So as if the coronavirus isn’t enough it now turns out that lion bones from South Africa might be poisoning or infecting the Chinese with TB, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

From China to Vietnam: Highlighting how the coronavirus spreads from person to person

2020-01-30 18:45

A 65-year-old man from Wuhan with existing chronic illnesses transmitted the coronavirus to his son living in Vietnam, after visiting and sharing an air-conditioned room for three days, highlighting how the respiratory illness can spread person-to-person - even a healthy one.

Dirco names South African killed in a housefire in Vietnam

2019-12-31 15:25

The Department of International Relations has confirmed that a South African woman died over the weekend after a rented home she was staying in on Phu Quoc Island off the southern Vietnamese province of Kien Giang caught fire.

WATCH | First bodies of UK truck victims arrive in Vietnam for funerals

2019-11-27 21:22

The first remains of the 39 people found dead in a truck in Britain last month have arrived in Vietnam where they were met by huge crowds of sobbing relatives who have been waiting weeks for their return.

Vietnam jails teacher for 11 years over Facebook posts

2019-11-15 14:54

Nguyen Nang Tinh has denied the charges, saying the Facebook account posting 'anti-state' material belonged to someone else.

Hymns and prayers for Vietnamese feared dead in UK truck tragedy

2019-10-27 14:44

A Catholic mass was held on Sunday for Vietnamese feared among 39 people found dead in a truck in Britain, as families desperately awaited news about missing relatives who have not been heard from in days.

Mom flying to Vietnam 'to trace footsteps' of SA son who disappeared 4 months ago

2019-09-23 06:00

Four months after her son, John Bothma, disappeared without a trace in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Coleen Bothma has finally managed to secure a flight from South Africa to Vietnam to get answers.

MONKEY BUSINESS: Vietnam macaque island bringing tourists and critique

2019-09-06 13:59

Menacing macaques snatch bags of crisps, water bottles, cookies and crackers from uneasy tourists on Vietnam's Monkey Island, a popular attraction decried as cruel by activists calling for an end to animal tourism in Southeast Asia.

Vietnam organ-trading fears: Missing SA teacher's mom feeling 'hopeless'

2019-08-20 08:03

The mother of John Bothma, one of two South Africans who went missing in Vietnam, says she is feeling "hopeless" since the possibility was raised that they may have been victims of an organ harvesting syndicate.

SA teacher still missing in Vietnam after 11 weeks

2019-08-06 13:12

John Bothma’s American girlfriend, Jody Kurash, and his family remain positive he’ll be found.


Vietnam GP gets go-ahead despite virus fears says F1 organisers

2020-02-18 13:40

Vietnam's inaugural Formula 1 Grand Prix will take place in Hanoi in April as planned, organisers told AFP Tuesday, avoiding the fate of the Chinese Grand Prix which was postponed over the deadly coronavirus.

Family trying to repatriate body of South African killed in house fire in Vietnam - report

2020-01-02 19:46

Alana Lens, 33, was killed over the weekend on Phu Quoc Island off the southern Vietnamese province of Kien Giang.

Michelle Obama, Julia Roberts urge Vietnam girls to stay in school

2019-12-09 20:02

Former US first lady Michelle Obama and Hollywood A-lister Julia Roberts have toured a high school in rural Vietnam, urging a classroom of teenage girls to stay focused on their education to transform their lives.

Trump cracks impeachment jokes | UK truck victims arrive in Vietnam: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-11-27 07:50

Trump cracks impeachment jokes at turkey pardoning | First remains of UK truck victims arrive in Vietnam; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

All 39 victims found dead in UK truck confirmed as Vietnamese

2019-11-07 18:25

All 39 bodies found in a refrigerated truck outside London last month have now been identified as citizens of Vietnam, officials say.

Mom of missing SA teacher hands out posters at police stations in Vietnam

2019-10-04 05:30

Coleen Bothma traipsed from one police station to another in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) this week to let them know about her missing son.

London mayor claims Labour racism | US seeking Iran diplomacy: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-09-23 05:53

Sadiq Khan: Hierarchy of racism exists within the Labour Party | Pompeo: US seeking diplomatic resolution to Iran tensions; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

'I am not giving up on my son' - mother of missing SA teacher in Vietnam

2019-08-21 12:56

Faheema Abrahams has been in Vietnam since July 10 looking for her son, Mushfiq Daniels, who was last seen in Ho Chi Min City on July 5.

It could be organ harvesting – Gift of the Givers on missing SA men in Vietnam

2019-08-18 20:41

Similarities in the cases of two missing South Africans living and working in Vietnam have revealed a pattern that indicates a possibility that organ harvesting was involved, according to Gift of the Givers founded Imtiaz Sooliman.

Nearly 400 detained in record Vietnam gambling bust

2019-07-28 21:29

More than 380 Chinese nationals were detained during a raid on a gambling ring in Vietnam, state media reported Sunday, in what police claim is the biggest-ever betting operation run by foreigners.

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