Weekly roundup: Sleepless in Saigon, husband for rent, deadly heat, and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.

In Vietnam's coal kingdom, locals risk lives to turn dust into gold

For many in Quang Ninh Province, the dark waters that pass by their homes mean money.

11th time a charm: The Vietnamese who refuse to give up on high school dreams

Middle-aged test takers share inspiring stories of courage, persistence and their desire for ...
June 24, 2017 | 12:56 pm GMT+7

Rare monkeys left to disappear in central Vietnam

No efforts have been made to protect the critically endangered doucs in Quang Nam from poaching and ...
June 24, 2017 | 11:29 am GMT+7

Hanoi at risk of losing Japanese funding if roadworks don't start by end of July: mayor

Authorities are trying to justify why over 1,000 trees will be cut down for the sake of the ...
June 23, 2017 | 09:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s military says willing to free up land when needed

The deputy minister of national defense said the military will transfer land to Saigon for the ...
June 23, 2017 | 04:38 pm GMT+7

New York 'middleman' pleads guilty in bribery scheme tied to Hanoi skyscraper

The notorious case involves a brother of former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
June 23, 2017 | 03:44 pm 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

Smart devices in Vietnam targeted by cybercriminals: report

Kaspersky Lab has found that Vietnam is one of the worst-hit victims of malware with many infected ...
June 23, 2017 | 11:33 am GMT+7

Hundreds evacuated from Saigon port as midnight fire breaks out

It took firefighters three hours to put out the blaze at the port in District 4.
June 23, 2017 | 09:35 am GMT+7

3 arrested in Vietnam for 8 dialysis deaths

The patients died shortly after undergoing kidney dialysis treatment at a hospital in northern ...
June 23, 2017 | 09:13 am GMT+7

Prepare to sit the biggest exam in Vietnam

In just three days, the future of nearly one million teenagers will be shaped.
June 22, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Fire engulfs warehouse near Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi

A witness heard a blast before flames broke out.
June 22, 2017 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Vietnamese PM pledges loyalty to Cambodia during nostalgic visit

Cambodian PM Hun Sen's visit marks 40 years since the two countries joined forces against the Khmer ...
June 22, 2017 | 11:01 am GMT+7

Hanoi plans to send old motorbikes to the scrap yard from early 2018

Standards will need to be set to give the city legal grounds to start taking people's motorbikes ...
June 22, 2017 | 10:48 am GMT+7