This national dish is eaten from dawn until dusk but its contents depend on where you are. Michael Booth travelled the length of the country in search of noodle nirvana
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has had an effect on tourism for the rest of the continent, bringing prices down on travel to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania
Stockdale's husband survived seven years of abuse as the highest-ranking US Navy officer to be held captive in Vietnam
My guilty pleasure is Krispy Kreme doughnuts
Customs officials in Thailand and Singapore seized £3.5m worth of rhino horn en route to Vietnam
Reward targets Vixay Keosavang in new escalation of fight against this ‘lucrative’ crime
The UN has called on western governments to offer 30,000 resettlement places
A few low notes but the Boss has still got it covered
It was the arrival of the cannon in the 19th century that finally heralded the end of elephants being used as an instrument of war. Until that time, from as early as 1000BC, they trampled across battlefields around the globe, through wars in places as far flung as Yemen and Sri Lanka.
It is cultural norms in communities that orient children towards education
Half a million 15-year-olds were tested in 65 countries - and we were 26th in maths and 23rd in reading
What it was like to be six years old on that day in November 1963
Fireworks and plumes of smoke could be seen for miles outside the factory, which employs 300 people
150,000 people lined up to pay respects to the so-called 'Red Napoleon'
Journalist who reported from the Far East for the BBC across three decades
The celebrated Vietnamese general who oversaw key victories against France and America and effectively ended French colonial rule in the region has died aged 102.