Vietnamese lottery player strikes it rich with record $5 mln jackpot

It's the biggest win for an individual since the American style lottery was launched in July last year. 

Japanese mega-drill ready to grind out Saigon's first metro line

The 70m beast will be boring through the city's rocky depths at around 12m per day.

HCMC looks to Japanese fund for extension to first metro line

The city needs around $100 million to connect the still unfinished line to outlying industrial ...
03:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's public hospitals waste $16 mln on unused, broken equipment - audit

Many devices were damaged before or soon after being put into use.
03:04 pm GMT+7

Nigerian meth dealer gets jail term shortened after Vietnam court appeal

The former English teacher was busted while selling drugs in Saigon's backpacker area.
02:40 pm GMT+7

Vietnam condemns attack in Manchester as global leaders call it ‘inhumane’

The bombing at the end of a pop concert was the U.K.’s deadliest attack in nearly 12 years.
09:05 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s premier to visit White House as US losing hearts in Southeast Asia

‘Key tenets of their strategy for dealing with China, the TPP, or continued U.S. engagement, are ...
02:40 am GMT+7

Indonesia, Vietnam to probe reported skirmish in disputed waters

An Indonesian sea patrol intercepted the Vietnamese fishing boats with 55 crew on Sunday after they ...
May 23, 2017 | 07:49 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man demands $880,000 for decade on death row under wrongful murder conviction

‘I was sentenced to death so every day in prison was like my last, and I could never get a good ...
May 23, 2017 | 03:06 pm GMT+7

Hanoi reports first death from faster-spreading dengue fever in 2017

A total of 700 cases have been reported in the Vietnamese capital, twice the number from the same ...
May 23, 2017 | 02:32 pm GMT+7

Traffic offenders abandon 10,000 motorbikes at Saigon's impound lots

And they are likely to be sold as scrap metal to free up the space.
May 23, 2017 | 02:07 pm GMT+7

Saigon holds its breath as delays loom for $440 million anti-flood project

The ambitious project hits a roadblock: land clearance.
May 23, 2017 | 10:57 am GMT+7

FIFA says Vietnam ‘fully deserving’ of first ever U-20 World Cup point

'One of our aims in coming here was to gain respect,' the Vietnam coach said after his team's ...
May 23, 2017 | 10:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam's Coast Guard receives six US patrol boats

The boats will help Vietnam in intercoastal patrols and law enforcement.
May 23, 2017 | 09:51 am GMT+7

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.
May 23, 2017 | 09:23 am GMT+7