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Hanoi's first sky train set for September test departure

After prolonged delays, the Cat Linh-Ha Dong route will finally steam into action.
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Vietnam seeks to verify information on suspect in killing of N.Korean leader's half brother

Says it has not been granted consular access to the suspect.
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When Adele and Sam Smith break into the cool world of Saigon typography

They say art is everywhere. This artist/fanboy has proved it.
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5 times Vietnamese proved taking a bride home in a limo is over-rated

These weddings prove you can feel more than uplifted on your special day.
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What tourists really think of Saigon's iconic Ben Thanh Market

The must-see attraction in downtown Ho Chi Minh City has become very crowded and touristy. Is it still worth a visit?

Oxfam report highlights gender bias in Vietnamese media

A gap still exists between what journalists believe about equality and how they actually portray women.

Think you’ve got it bad in Vietnam? Here’re the 5 countries with the worst traffic

The new ‘global’ study by INRIX somehow does not gather data from Vietnam, where congestion is worsening.

Vietnam off the beaten path: 5 charming small towns that are not Hoi An

It's time to leave the guidebook behind and get on an adventure for overlooked treasures.

Ho Chi Minh City seeks to tax sales on Facebook

Small and home-based online business owners may soon see smaller profits as authorities step up efforts to increase tax revenues.

World’s largest container ship docks in southern Vietnam

The 'milestone' arrival is hoped to make Cai Mep Port better known worldwide.

First Japanese apartments in Phu My Hung launched

The Grande apartments at Phu My Hung Midtown complex in Ho Chi Minh City will be up for sale on February 25.

7-Eleven starts hiring ahead of Vietnam debut

Vietnam’s largest economic hub Ho Chi Minh City has been chosen for the launch.

Vietnam’s Dung Quat refinery sees 2017 gross profit down on lower oil prices

The refinery's shorter production period due to routine maintenance will also contribute to falling revenues.

London Symphony Orchestra to make Vietnam debut with open-air concert

Live classical music will be echoing through the heart of Hanoi's Old Quarter.

London Symphony Orchestra to make Vietnam debut with open-air concert

Live classical music will be echoing through the heart of Hanoi's Old Quarter.

Saigon to bid farewell to 100-year-old flower market

The city plans to relocate its biggest flower market to the outskirts to reduce pressure on congested streets.

Lesbian stories revealed at Hanoi art exhibition

Personal stories of pride and love, of prejudice and violence are on show for the first time.

When Adele and Sam Smith break into the cool world of Saigon typography

They say art is everywhere. This artist/fanboy has proved it.
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