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US veteran brightens up Hanoi's dilapidated walls with a little help from his friends

English lessons are expensive, but for this former paratrooper's class, they only cost a hard day's work painting the city's crumbling facades.

American man dies during surgery at Saigon beauty clinic

Officers suspect that he died of a heart attack during surgery to remove loose skin.

Foreigner beaten by five men after minor road accident in popular Vietnam resort town

The latest in a string of incidents of foreigners being attacked in Vietnam.
July 10, 2017 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man detained for killing American tourist in Saigon

The suspect said his victim had accused him of selling fake drugs.
July 04, 2017 | 01:57 pm GMT+7

Vietnam named among world’s fastest growing travel destinations

The country is the place to be for young and old alike, if you can take on the challenge.
June 30, 2017 | 04:10 pm GMT+7

Saigon restaurant manager arrested for charging Australian tourist $30,000 for dinner

He has been accused of asking his staff to swipe the tourist’s credit cards several times.
June 30, 2017 | 10:18 am GMT+7

American tourist stabbed to death on Saigon backpacker street

Police have launched a manhunt for a Vietnamese suspect.
June 23, 2017 | 03:14 pm GMT+7

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 difficulty.
June 13, 2017 | 09:23 am GMT+7

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