The Vietnam summit on Feb. 27 and 28 is expected to yield key moves regarding denuclearization, international sanctions against Pyongyang and a possible declaration ending the Korean War. Yet, many South Koreans seem apathetic at best.
The White House says Trump-Kim summit 2.0 is being planned for late February. No official venue has been announced yet. But Vietnam, a communist state that fought America and won, is a choice that both North Korea and the US could agree on.
US troops dropped Agent Orange during the Vietnam War to clear thick jungle. But it contributed to severe health problems that, according to the US Department of Veterans Affairs, can include Parkinson's Disease, prostate cancer and Chronic B-cell Leukemia.
Host Lisa Mullins speaks with adoption advocate Linh Song about Vietnam's announcement today that it will not renew its adoption agreement with the United States; the decision follows U.S. accusations of corruption in Vietnam's adoption system.
Nguyen Qui Duc reports on how rising food costs are affecting people in Vietnam: the country is a major producer of rice and the government has halted exports to try and keep prices down at home, but even so, many Vietnamese are struggling to cope.
The end of Hillary Clinton's campaign for the presidency comes as a disappointment to her supporters all over the world, as Reporter Nguyen Qui Duc reports from the 2008 Global Summit of Women in Ha Noi, Vietnam.
The answer to our Geo Quiz is Nha Trang, the Vietnamese coastal resort that hosted this year's Miss Universe Pageant.
And for today's Global Hit we'll hear the title track from a CD called Fragile Beauty. It's a new album by Vietnamese duo.
Anchor Katy Clark speaks with author Jon Bowermaster about his 800-mile sea kayak expedition along the coast of Vietnam. His trek began at Ha Long Bay, near the border with China. And Ha Long Bay is the answer to today's Geo Quiz.