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GrabBike drivers slam on the brakes in Hanoi to strike against pay cut

Some drivers are trying to stall the ride-hailing app by making false bookings.

Former shipping firm execs to appeal death sentences in $12 million Vietnam fraud case

Hanoi's appeals court will be reopening the infamous Vinashinlines scandal this week.

Bend and stretch: Sweating it out at a Vietnamese dance college

Contortionists are grinding from dawn until midnight to prepare tough circus acts for the international arena.
August 14, 2017 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Walking zones send land prices skyrocketing in Saigon, Hanoi

Areas around these zones are now some of the most expensive in the country’s two biggest cities.
August 13, 2017 | 12:32 pm GMT+7

#TGIF: Go out and unsuck your life this weekend

Time to unwind your imagination with exhibitions, artist talks and an interactive museum. 
August 11, 2017 | 10:44 am GMT+7

Hanoi officials jailed for stealing land from local people

The case goes back more than two decades with 14 officials charged with siphoning off the land meant for local farmers.
August 09, 2017 | 07:25 pm GMT+7

Dengue outbreak reaches crisis point with patients wedging into Hanoi hospitals

The hallways at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases have been turned into wards to cope with 1,000 new cases every day.
August 08, 2017 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

Hanoi to open new pedestrian zone by city's largest lake

The capital's third walking zone is aimed at attracting tourists to the West Lake.
August 08, 2017 | 01:04 pm GMT+7

Lao Cai-Hanoi train derails entering station

The line remains open, but police are investigating the incident.
August 06, 2017 | 04:20 pm GMT+7

#TGIF: Go out and unsuck your life this weekend

Fire up with a garage sale in Hanoi and a lot of live music shows in Saigon. 
August 04, 2017 | 10:08 am GMT+7

Mosquito warrior fights dengue fever through the night in Hanoi

The mosquito-borne disease has killed five people in the capital so far this year.
August 03, 2017 | 11:15 am GMT+7

Police detain welder following Hanoi factory fire that kills 8

He is blamed for setting fire to a styrofoam ceiling while he was welding.
July 31, 2017 | 04:33 pm GMT+7

Dengue fever sweeping across Hanoi

The outbreak is showing no signs of letting up, and many people have lost faith in health authorities.
July 30, 2017 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

Take a look inside the Lotus, Hanoi's largest theater

This stage is ready to blossom in 2018.
July 30, 2017 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Fire kills 8 at confectionery facility outside Hanoi

Two are in a coma after a big blast followed by a fire burned a confectionery facility to the ground.
July 29, 2017 | 04:50 pm GMT+7