Don't consume Da River water, authorities warn Hanoi residents

Just a day after a company insisted its Da River sourced tap water supply was safe, Hanoi authorities have warned against its consumption.

Hanoi's horse racing complex to go into operation in 2020

Hanoi granted the investment license on Monday for the construction of a $500-million racetrack complex that would be operational next year.

Italian travel site names Hanoi among seven best Asian places for solo travelers

Vietnam's capital has plenty to offer globetrotters as Italy-based Big7Travel suggested Hanoi one of most ideal places for solo travel.

Vanguard Bank an extension of Vietnam's land mass, beyond dispute: experts

Experts say there are geological, geographical and legal grounds to prove the Tu Chinh (Vanguard) Bank is indisputably Vietnamese territory.

GrabBike drivers brake early, fearing for their lives

Despite it being peak earnings time, many GrabBike drivers are refusing to pick up or drop night-time passengers in deserted areas.

Chinese fugitive caught at Da Nang airport

Xu Fa Gen, a fugitive from China's Jiangxi Province, was caught on arrival at Da Nang International Airport in central Vietnam last Thursday.

For optimal investments in Vietnam, timing is everything

Vietnam has emerged as an attractive investment destination for multinational enterprises which automatically leads to greater interest in its real estate sector.

Transnational expressway investor selection to take until August 2020

Switching from an international to a domestic tendering process for the North-South Expressway means it will take at least until August 2020 to complete.

Businesses support overtime cap increase for workers

Export businesses have backed a government proposal to increase the annual overtime cap for workers, saying it would help during the peak production season.

Grab tests new bus booking service in Vietnam

A new service, now available on Grab’s app, allows customers to look at schedules and book tickets from the ride-hailing giant’s partner bus operators.

VinaCapital led consortium invests $21.4 mln in leading packaging firm

An investors’ consortium led by Vietnam-based VinaCapital fund has agreed to invest $21.4 million in packaging firm Ngoc Nghia.

Aircraft abandoned in Hanoi airport worth over $73,000

A valuer has determined that the Boeing-727 abandoned for 12 years at the Noi Bai airport is worth VND1.7 billion ($73,000).

5 Vietnam pagodas that have catapulted to global fame

Like neighbors Thailand and Myanmar, Vietnam is a predominantly Buddhist nation, and some of its pagodas are drawing international attention.

A 124-year-old Mekong Delta house bespeaks opulence and romance

An old house in Dong Thap allows a peek into the opulence and romance that inspired The Lover, a novel by Marguerite Duras.

5 Vietnam pagodas that have catapulted to global fame

Like neighbors Thailand and Myanmar, Vietnam is a predominantly Buddhist nation, and some of its pagodas are drawing international attention.

Vietnam named Asia’s leading culinary destination for the first time

The latest World Travel Awards has chosen Vietnam as “Asia’s Leading Culinary Destination” reaffirming the growing international reputation of Vietnamese cuisine.

Heart of Saigon transforms its style with new charms

Iconic structures in District 1, the heart of Saigon’s downtown area, have been brushed up with the 21st century modernity and still retain their unique flair from the previous century.

Chau Doc Town's 6 distinctive dishes

If you want to eat like a local when visiting Chau Doc, a Mekong Delta town bordering Cambodia, you can't go wrong with these foods

Vietnamese murder flick to release in Southeast Asia

"Kumanthong", the Vietnamese movie involving a series of murders, will be released in Malaysia, Cambodia and three other Southeast Asian countries.

Vietnamese movie shares top prize at Busan International Film Festival

Vietnam's "Rom" and an Iraq-Qatar co-production "Haifa Street" shared the top prize in the New Currents category at the Busan International Film Festival.

Use abandoned aircraft to give seniors an experience: nursing center

A Hanoi nursing center has suggested that an abandoned aircraft be used to allow seniors experience what it's like being on a plane.

Vietnamese coach wary of Indonesia's immigrant strength

In Vietnam's next World Cup qualifier match, coach Park Hang-seo said Indonesia's immigrant attackers were to be watched closely.

Vietnam grouped with champions Thailand at SEA Games men's football

A draw on Tuesday put Vietnamese men's football team in the same group with strong rivals Thailand and Indonesia for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.

Vietnamese coach wary of Indonesia's immigrant strength

In Vietnam's next World Cup qualifier match, coach Park Hang-seo said Indonesia's immigrant attackers were to be watched closely.

VnExpress Marathon sets June 2020 return

VnExpress Marathon will return to the beach town of Quy Nhon in Binh Dinh Province on June 7 next year for the second edition.

Vietnamese boxer wins bronze at international tournament in Russia

Female boxer Nguyen Thi Huong bagged a bronze medal at the 2019 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships held in Ulan-Ude, Russia.

Vietnamese players prepare for 3rd World Cup qualifier against Indonesia

Vietnamese men’s national team practiced at Gelora Samudra Stadium in Bali Sunday for their upcoming match against the home team.
 
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