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A day in the life of Saigon's Muslim community

Despite the religion's strict traditions, the women are becoming more financially independent.

Take the tunnel under treacherous mountain pass in Vietnam

The $740 million project is expected to reduce travel times by 40 minutes.

School kids take on raging river to get to school in northern Vietnam

Try swapping the school bus for a bamboo raft in the northern province of Dien Bien.
04:31 pm GMT+7

Finding a new home for Saigon’s street vendors

The city is trying to rehome the food vendors who have been kicked off the streets of District 1.
04:29 pm GMT+7

Uber plans to raise fares in Saigon to 'support' drivers

The company says the current fares are still too low, despite a hike last year.
02:09 pm GMT+7

Chronicles of war: Collection provides ‘objective’ insight into Vietnam's conflicts with US, China

Why the US-backed government is no longer a ‘puppet regime’ and details of the seldom-mentioned Chinese invasion in 1979.
11:40 am GMT+7

State firm exec arrested for sending death threats to city leader in Vietnam: police

The reason for the threats has not been revealed, but the exec faces up to seven years behind bars.
10:44 am GMT+7

Take a deep breath with the mermaids in Nha Trang

'We have to work our tails off in the peak season.'
12:00 am GMT+7

Birds-eye video of stunning Ninh Binh is sure to take your breath away

Enjoy a slice of heaven in nothern Vietnam, where waterways, limestone karsts and paddy fields come together in harmony.
12:00 am GMT+7

From river markets to tropical orchards: Take a taste of Vietnam's Tien Giang

The Mekong province is around an hour away from Saigon, and has everything to provide the perfect getaway.
August 19, 2017 | 05:59 pm GMT+7

All aboard Vietnam's nostalgic North-South railway

Despite a decline in popularity, the railway still evokes memories of days gone by. 
August 19, 2017 | 02:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam upholds death sentences against shipping execs in major corruption case

But without a major overhaul of the country's public sector, stern sentencing may be only cosmetic, analysts say.
August 19, 2017 | 10:25 am GMT+7

Hanoi bans cabs and cars from traffic hotspots during rush hour

Drivers now have to look at the map more carefully and learn the ban by heart to avoid getting fines.
August 19, 2017 | 10:24 am GMT+7

Vietnam's transport ministry slammed for handpicking investors for projects that shortchange the public

Inspectors are questioning why there was only one bidder for each multi-million dollar job.
August 18, 2017 | 07:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam crude oil imports to hit record as refinery gets ready to start

August will mark the first month on record in which Vietnam is a net importer of crude oil.
August 18, 2017 | 04:25 pm GMT+7