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American tourist stabbed to death on Saigon backpacker street

Police have launched a manhunt for a Vietnamese suspect.

Australian tourist dies of heart attack during Vietnam trip

The 57-year-old man reportedly died an hour after being rushed to hospital with chest pain and breathing ...

Vietnam sends homeless man back to Russia after months of support

The 45-year-old Russian had wandered Nha Trang streets for years before a social welfare center took him in late last year.
May 31, 2017 | 10:28 am GMT+7

Hanoi, Saigon plan hotel expansions as foreign arrivals continue to rise

Vietnam's largest cities plan to add around 1,000 new rooms each.
May 28, 2017 | 02:16 pm GMT+7

Chinese man sentenced to death for fatally stabbing Vietnamese wife

He allegedly stabbed her over 50 times after she refused to move to China with him.
April 26, 2017 | 04:55 pm GMT+7

Travel bloggers share what they don’t like about Vietnam

From cutting in line to sweet coffee.
April 16, 2017 | 12:42 am GMT+7

Saigon firm to compensate foreign tourist $1,000 for bloody sidewalk fall

The compensation has no precedent, even though many have tripped over the hooks before.
April 11, 2017 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Foreign factory fires Taiwanese manager, vows to improve workers' rights after revolt

Pregnant workers were banned from bringing milk to the workplace and fired for a third violation.
April 03, 2017 | 08:26 pm GMT+7

Outrage in Hanoi as foreign tourists caught sunbathing in swimwear by iconic lake

Social media users say the act by legendary Hoan Kiem Lake is offensive.
April 03, 2017 | 05:42 pm GMT+7

Russian tourist killed in motorbike crash in central Vietnam

His wife, also from Russia, was seriously injured after they collided into a roundabout at around 2 a.m.
March 29, 2017 | 02:37 pm GMT+7

Norwegian woman files rape charges after drunken night at Vietnam resort town

She did not remember having sex, but the suspect said she gave her consent.
March 28, 2017 | 03:17 pm GMT+7

Chinese murderer gets life sentence for shooting business rival in Vietnam

The victim was shot dead in front of his three-year-old daughter.
March 24, 2017 | 04:44 pm GMT+7

Notorious German beggar is back in Saigon

He shared Facebook photos of him enjoying beers and Saigon nightlife.
March 23, 2017 | 08:55 pm GMT+7

Chinese passenger arrested for stealing on Vietnam flight, second in a week

A passenger alerted the flight crew.
March 03, 2017 | 09:33 am GMT+7

Vietnam plans to charge foreigners extra fee for hotel stays

The surcharge would only apply to foreigners, and would go to a tourism development fund.
March 01, 2017 | 11:34 am GMT+7