Israel and ASEAN Relations: Opportunities and Obstacles

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

Despite a lack of publicity, for several years Israel has silently and cautiously cultivated deep-running political and economic cooperation with ASEA...

Sailing By: Trouble in The South China Sea

Alistair Burnett | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK Politics
Alistair Burnett

Most eyes may still be on Syria as the epicentre of global tension, but the temperature just rose in South China Sea too where several countries, including China, lay claim to the same waters.

Rhino Poaching Documentary Shows The True Extent Of The Illegal Wildlife Trade

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK

A surge in demand for rhinoceros horn and pangolin scales across East Asia has led to an "epidemic" level of poaching in South Africa. As the numb...

Japan-Korea: Making A History Out of History

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

While Germany and Japan are advised to inquire into their souls, Korea is suggested to really consider the ramifications of robbing the country of its honor and its countrymen, should it try to not forget the past and live in the present.

UK Firms To Reveal Whether They Have Taken Action To Avoid Using Slave Labour

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK

Thousands of Britain's biggest firms will be forced to reveal whether they have taken action to ensure they do not use child or slave labour under pla...

Vietnamese Chicken Pho

Beth Thomas | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Thomas

Proper pho (noodle soup) incorporates all the delicious flavours of Vietnamese cuisine: sweet, sour, spicy, bitter and salty. The beauty of this broth is that all of the accompaniments are mixed in once the dish has been served, keeping the flavours fresh and the vegetables crunchy.

Vietnam for Beginners-Part Two

Nola Chesworth | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Nola Chesworth

I had read some horror stories regarding the overnight trains; a quick internet search and you'll find them too, but both of the journeys we made were nothing but pleasant. Yeah, the train was a little bumpy and for a 'sleeper' train the sleeping was minimal, but the most important thing I found was that we felt safe.

Vietnam for Beginners - Part One

Nola Chesworth | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Nola Chesworth

If you're heading to Vietnam for the first time you'll have probably done some internet research in order to prepare for the adventure. You'll have heard that each time you cross the road in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City you take your life into your own hands.

Vietnam by Christian G. Appy | Book Review

Robert Bradley | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK
Robert Bradley

This book is testament to humanity's duo of absolute cruelty and contrasting beauty, when faced with the evil that is human perspective.

Can You Solve This Fiendishly Difficult Maths Puzzle For 8-Year-Olds?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Parents

You've probably had your fair share of puzzling maths questions that your child has presented to you. We get it, taking your brain back to your sc...

Donal's Vietnamese Adventure: Hanoi Street Food!

Donal Skehan | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Donal Skehan

My new series Follow Donal started on Food Network UK this week! Here's a behind the scenes vlog from when we filmed the series- a street food tour with my Vietnamese buddy TT!

Motorcycling in Vietnam - A Road Trip You'll Never Forget

James Woolven | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Woolven

Motorcycling in Vietnam is a growing trend with backpackers in the region. Many just rent bikes for short periods of time, but some, like us, buy them for extended trips and sell them at the end.

Photographer Captures Incredible Drone Footage Of The World's Largest Cave

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

A photographer has released stunning drone footage of the world's largest cave, located in Vietnam. Ryan Deboodt shot the video in Hang Son Doong c...

Vietnam's Communism Rapped at 85

Hung Nguyen | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK
Hung Nguyen

The Communist Party celebrates its 85th birthday with a legitimacy crisis at least among sections of the youth and intellectuals.

Nine Overwater Bungalows to Escape Your Winter Blues

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

January and February are notorious for being the most depressing months of the calendar. In order to escape your winter blues, why not lust over a holiday in an exotic location? These luxurious overwater bungalow resorts offer privacy, luxury and unbeatable views.

Fusion Maia, Da Nang,Vietnam

The Spa Spy | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

The passionate chefs, in the open kitchen (whom you will meet if you take a cooking class) are masters in - yep you guessed it... fusing flavours of Asia. Try rice paper noodle rolls, fresh seafood platters, grilled snapper and handmade noodles.

Five Tips for Women in Business (Who Happen to Be Mums)

Laura Tenison MBE | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK
Laura Tenison MBE

Life here is pretty tough with very few real jobs so most people seem to be in business. I wonder if my advice would be at all relevant? Probably not, in a subsistence economy there is no need to remind people to...

What Can a Backpacker Learn From a Duck in a Bar?

Megan Brownrigg | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Megan Brownrigg

The duck who joined the Northern Irish boys on their motorcycle tour of Vietnam hit national headlines a few weeks ago. I was lucky enough to be in the Phong Nha bar the night that Matthew McInnes, Dan McAllen and their mates turfed up with The Captain, mid-tour.

Eight Amazing Places in Asia You Have to Visit

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Asia offers an astounding variety of travel destinations. There are so many, in fact, that it can be difficult to decide where to go first and which to miss because of time constraints. The reality is that it's impossible to cover them all in one trip unless you're lucky enough to have plenty of time and money to spare.

Struggling to be Heard - Unreported World Expose Vietnam's Dog Snatchers

Julia de Cadenet | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK
Julia de Cadenet

20 years ago an amazing woman, and mentor to our cause, South Korean-born activist Kyenan Kum succeeded in getting mainstream airtime on the Korean dog meat trade. But after this programme was broadcast she found that doors were closed rather than opened.

Work for the American Government? Listen In

Alastair Sloan | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK
Alastair Sloan

Call me a whistleblowing geek - but I keep a poster of Daniel Ellsberg on the board above my desk. I'm an independent freelance journalist, and in t...

Why the Scots Would Be Mad to Vote for Independence (Not That I Care)

Hugh Salmon | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

So, next week the Scots will decide if they want to be independent. Let me start by declaring a lack of interest in this issue. A complete lack of interest. I think may be one-eighth Scottish but I really don't care if I have Scottish blood coursing through my veins. It hasn't affected my life either way.

Welcome - Please Scan Your First Item...

Nick Compton | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Nick Compton

Through small simple acts of kindness such as a smile, people will naturally further that kindness to others. I have observed on several occasions people buying gifts for one another for no other reason than as an act of friendship and kindness. Surely we must be an inherently good species?

Rift Between Communist 'Brothers'

Hung Nguyen | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK
Hung Nguyen

Nguyen Ngoc, a strong looking 82-year-old man, is famous in Vietnam for his novels depicting the country's brave people in the wars against the French and the American in Central Highlands. He is now leading the fight in a new front, a tireless campaign to stop a project in which Chinese companies are heavily involved in Central Highland, known as Tay Nguyen in Vietnam.

GRAPHIC: Horrifying Moment Elderly Woman Burns Herself Alive To Protest China's Oil Rig

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES BELOW This is the horrifying moment a 67-year-old Vietnamese woman died after setting herself on fire in downtown Ho Chi Min...