New hydropower plants spell disaster for Vietnam's Mekong Delta

The future of over 20 million Mekong residents is at stake. 
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Two-wheeled swimming lessons in Vietnam

How to keep your motorbike alive on flooded streets during the wet season.
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Vietnam student wins prize at US science fair after controversial visa rejections

Pham Huy was denied twice and almost missed his trip to Los Angeles.
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Open visa policy could double foreign arrivals to Vietnam by 2020 – tourism group

Current visa exemptions for citizens of Western European countries will expire this June.
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Saigon holds its breath as delays loom for $440 million anti-flood project

The ambitious project aiming to end the chronic inundation problem in Ho Chi Minh hits a roadblock: land clearance.

Road injuries remain top killer of Vietnam's teenagers, WHO says

‘Every year in Vietnam lives of thousands of families are torn apart by the loss of a child to a road accident.'

Sleepless in Vietnam: Confessions of Hanoi’s night workers

With the city set to lift its midnight curfew, VnExpress catches up with the owls who already work through the night.

Former vice chairman of Hanoi faces mismanagement charges over ruptured water pipeline

Investigators reversed their decision not to charge seven execs following public outcry.

Vietnamese lawmaker worries growth obsession will foster mining-dependent economy

The government plans to maintain GDP growth this year by excavating more crude oil.

In Vietnam, China's favored trade deal in focus at Asian meeting

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership 'is the biggest trade agreement being negotiated at the moment.'

US and Pacific Rim countries at odds in heated trade meeting in Vietnam

One of the biggest challenges is keeping on board Vietnam and Malaysia, which promised to make major reforms.

Saigon housing market slows as insiders warn of crash

Sales in the first quarter fell 13 percent from late last year with a 47 percent drop in the apartment sector.

In Vietnam, US trade rep says no return to TPP deal and wants bilateral deals in Asia

'The U.S. pulled out of the TPP and it's not going to change that decision. That does not mean we will not engage ...

'Greatest Show on Earth' takes its final bow after 146 years

"It's the people, it's the spirit, the dedication, the perseverance of everyone that you'll see here tonight that ...

Vietnam's former tourism ambassador speaks up about Cannes billboard scandal

'I've kept my word and bought three billboards to promote Vietnamese tourism,' Ly Nha Ky addresses fame-seeking ...

'Greatest Show on Earth' takes its final bow after 146 years

"It's the people, it's the spirit, the dedication, the perseverance of everyone that you'll see here tonight that ...

How to love rainy season in Saigon

As long as you are in the right place, and in the right frame of mind, you can enjoy seeing the clouds roll into ...

Fireworks fest continues in central Vietnam with mesmerizing shows

Pyro teams from Japan and Switzerland competed as the Da Nang International Fireworks Festival resumed during the ...

Vietnam’s national park near Ha Long Bay listed as ASEAN heritage

The park lies in one of the most beautiful bays in northern Vietnam.
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