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British tourist found dead aboard during a tour near Vietnam's Ha Long Bay

The young man was found hanged aboard a cruiser anchored near the popular tourism destination.

Unnatural wonder: Public backlash over $9 mln archway into Vietnam's Ha Long Bay

The work was inspired by the marvelous bay, but many people have cringed at it.

Tourists can go kayaking again in Ha Long Bay this May

Local authorities have asked that kayak services be added to the list of tourism products featured in eight registered attractions.
April 27, 2017 | 05:10 pm GMT+7

Vietnam province back-paddles Ha Long Bay kayaking ban in wake of backlash

Quang Ninh authorities have lifted the ban after only a week following opposition from travel firms.
April 07, 2017 | 02:22 pm GMT+7

Tourism firms see red as new ban sinks kayaking in Vietnam's Ha Long Bay

Operators lament that the ban takes effect almost immediately, leaving them scrambling to make changes to their scheduled tours. 
April 04, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese tour operators bump prices ahead of peak season

Tourists will now have to pay more for flights and tours to popular sites such as Ha Long Bay and Da Nang.
April 02, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam's popular resort town shuts down Chinese scam stores

These stores are only open to Chinese customers and discriminate against Vietnamese locals and tourists.
March 31, 2017 | 09:22 pm GMT+7

Ha Long Bay to suspend all kayaking services amid rip-off allegations

Officials say some service providers overcharged tourists and put the reputation of the favorite travel destination at stake.
March 30, 2017 | 11:35 am GMT+7

Vietnam's PM orders investigation into latest Chinese tour scams

'$0 tours' have revealed the shady business behind commission-based, Chinese-only stores.
March 29, 2017 | 08:21 pm GMT+7

Action/Cut: Vietnam seizes two boats in Ha Long Bay after turf-war fight video goes viral

It's like a scene from a cheap action flick. While the internet has found it funny, local authorities say such an act must be punished.
March 28, 2017 | 11:12 am GMT+7

Free wi-fi and security cameras to cover Ha Long Bay

Wireless internet will soon be accessible from 17 caves and islands around the bay.
March 26, 2017 | 11:43 am GMT+7

Trash mars beauty of Vietnam's Ha Long Bay

Descending Dragon or Descending Waste?
March 07, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Fire erupts again on cruise ship in Vietnam's Ha Long Bay

The fire extends a series of similar incidents in the bay in the past year.
March 06, 2017 | 04:58 pm GMT+7

Cruise ship leaks in Vietnam's Ha Long Bay, 47 tourists rescued

As many as 45 foreigners are among the passengers facing the interrupted trip.
February 24, 2017 | 12:21 pm GMT+7

Another cruise ship catches fire in Vietnam's Ha Long Bay

No injuries were reported in the incident, which happened just more than a month after a similar fire.
February 14, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7