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Stories with place: Hanoi
  • Return to Vietnam 
    Updated: May-29-16 3:02 am

    PENDLETON, Oregon - In his mind, Skip Nichols often returned to Vietnam.

  • Vietnam votes for rubber-stamp assembly before Obama visit story has photos
    Updated: May-22-16 11:05 am

    HANOI, Vietnam - Just hours before President Barack Obama's first visit to Vietnam, the country voted Sunday in once-every-five-year elections for a rubber-stamp parliament whose membership has already been largely determined by the Communist Party.

  • Vietnam frees jailed dissident priest ahead of Obama's visit story has photos
    Updated: May-21-16 10:59 am

    BANGKOK - Vietnam granted early release from prison to a Catholic priest who is one of its most prominent dissidents, a move widely seen as a goodwill gesture before President Barack Obama arrives on an official visit late Sunday night.

  • Ahead of Obama Vietnam visit, wife of prisoner seeks US help 
    Updated: May-10-16 5:32 pm

    WASHINGTON - The wife of a prominent Vietnamese human rights lawyer who was badly beaten by thugs and then detained by authorities appealed Tuesday for President Barack Obama to seek her husband's freedom when he visits Vietnam this month.