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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 personal achievements.

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 deforestation.
11:29 am GMT+7

The global booze trip: How the world drinks

Alcohol consumption is reportedly fizzling in many parts of the world as health concerns mount. But for now, the party goes on.
11:05 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 capital's development.
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 city’s economic development.
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 IoT devices.
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 Vietnam in late May.
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

Vietnam-Korea Friendship Piano Concert

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and South Korea.
June 22, 2017 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Art exhibition: Then I Can Turn The World Upside Down

A group exhibition by five Vietnam-based contemporary artists.
June 22, 2017 | 05:48 pm GMT+7

Saigon cab firm lodges formal complaint after losing out to Uber, Grab

The plight of traditional taxis has received little sympathy from members of the public, who say they are fed up with unreliable services.
June 22, 2017 | 05:39 pm GMT+7