Vietnam

Trump and Kim will meet again, but why in Vietnam?

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.

Conflict

US to begin massive Agent Orange cleanup in Vietnam

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.

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Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Reporter Nguyen Qui Duc reflects on Barak Obama's election victory and the ending of the Vietnam era. And we close our program with a new arrangement of a traditional song from Vietnam. It's performed by jazz guitarist Nguyen Le and singer Huong Thanh.

Global Politics

Vietnam motorcyclists must measure up

Authorities in the Vietnamese city of Hanoi want to curb the notorious traffic problems. And their plan is to measure the chest sizes of motorcyclists to keep the small, weak drivers off the roads. Reporter Nguyen Duc in Hanoi has details.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for six countries involved in territorial disputes in the South China Sea. The answers are: Brunei, China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we went to Vietnam in search of the world's largest cave. Its name is the Hang Son Doong (Mountain River Cave), located in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park - the answer to our Geo Quiz. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Adam Spillane, a member of a British-Vietnamese caving expedition that just returned from exploring the cave.

Conflict & Justice

The legacy of Robert McNamara

Anchor Lisa Mullins speak with documentary filmmaker Errol Morris about the life of Robert McNamara. Morris made the Academy-award winning documentary ?The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara.?

Global Politics

Getting wildlife off the menu

Vietnamese have a taste for wildlife. Hanoi restaurants serve such delicacies as snake and monkey. Now environmental groups are hoping to change attitudes and discourage Vietnamese diners from indulging. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Hanoi.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a town in northern Vietnam famous for its hill tribes. The answer is Sapa. Motorcycle tour leader Helge Pedersen sent us an audio postcard.