Vietnam stock market hits 3-month low

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index closed at 1,002.91 points Monday afternoon, down 7.12 points, or 0.7 percent, its steepest drop since August 26.

Five Vietnamese bridges that have become global attractions

Many of Vietnam’s bridges have not only boosted transportation but also become world-famous, helping raise the country’s profile on the tourism map.

South Korean man arrested for murdering Vietnamese wife

Yangju City police arrested a Korean man Sunday for allegedly murdering his Vietnamese wife and burying her body.

Second VnExpress Marathon of 2020 opens registrations

Super early bird tickets are available now through December 2 for VnExpress Marathon Hue 2020, set to take place next April.

Saigon social support employee arrested for abusing teenage inmates

An employee of a social support center in Saigon was arrested on Sunday for allegedly molesting at least six teenage girls at the center.

China targets one of Asia's biggest meth cartel: deputy drug tsar

Chinese drug police are working with Mekong countries to strike at the heart of a mega-rich meth syndicate, a senior Beijing drugs tsar said.

Expressways that burn up the road between Hanoi and northern provinces

Nine major expressways that cost VND128 trillion ($5.5 billion) have considerably sped up connections between Hanoi and northern localities.

Vietnam loosens regulations on new airlines

Vietnam has lowered the minimum capital requirement and increased the foreign ownership cap for the establishment of new carriers.

How Long Thanh airport will be built

Long Thanh International Airport in the southern Dong Nai Province will have an annual capacity of 25 million passengers when built in 2025.

Human resources quality remains big challenge for Vietnam

Vietnam is 11th out of 12 Asian countries in a World Bank ranking of quality of human resources with 3.79 points out of 10.

Electronics, jewelry chains locked in wrist watch sales race

Electronics seller Mobile World and Phu Nhuan Jewelry are competing for a bigger share of Vietnam’s wrist watch market.

Get private sector into debt trade, Vietnam advised

Vietnam’s debt-trading market is limited to two state-owned asset management companies and banks, but needs private players to increase liquidity, experts say.

Once wartime shelter, Quang Ngai’s nipa palm forest turns tourist attraction

A nipa palm forest dubbed the ‘green lung’ of central Quang Ngai Province is set to become an ecotourism hotspot.

Saigon tourism authority to organize Tet festival

HCMC's tourism department will host a Lunar New Year festival on January 3-5 at the Le Van Tam Park in District 1, 20 days before the country's official Tet holiday.

Once wartime shelter, Quang Ngai’s nipa palm forest turns tourist attraction

A nipa palm forest dubbed the ‘green lung’ of central Quang Ngai Province is set to become an ecotourism hotspot.

Chinese snacks get a Saigon makeover

Some of Saigon’s favorite snacks originated in China but have acquired a local twist.

‘Rat’s wedding’ to inspire Saigon flower street for Tet

Saigon’s Flower Street for the Lunar New Year festival in January will be inspired by the famous Dong Ho folk painting called Rat’s wedding.

Hue to seek UNESCO recognition for folk singing

Thua Thien-Hue Province authorities are preparing to seek UNESCO recognition as a world intangible cultural heritage for Hue folk singing.

Paws for thought: cat meat still top of the menu

Despite authorities trying to dissuade people from eating cat meat, many Vietnamese are not persuaded.

A-listers’ endorsement means Cong Tri rises in fashion pecking order

After Vietnamese designer Cong Tri’s participation in the New York Fashion Week, some celebrities have chosen to wear his clothes.

Three-member Hanoi family calls 4 sq.m room home

A Hanoi couple and their teenage daughter live in a tiny room without a bathroom, and the woman is now expecting a second child.

Vietnamese boxer gets a shot at WBC Australasian title

Vietnam's Tran Van Thao and Australia's Billy Dib will fight in Australia on December 20 for the World Boxing Council Australasian title.

Hanoi man fined for setting off flare after Vietnam-UAE match

The Hanoi police have fined a fan VND1.5 million ($65) for lighting flares during Vietnam's World Cup qualifier against the UAE.

Vietnamese boxer gets a shot at WBC Australasian title

Vietnam's Tran Van Thao and Australia's Billy Dib will fight in Australia on December 20 for the World Boxing Council Australasian title.

Vietnam reach 16-year peak in FIFA rankings

Beating UAE Thursday night in a World Cup qualifier has pushed Vietnam's men football to 93rd in the latest FIFA rankings.

Defender Van Hau nominated for AFC youth player award

Vietnamese national team defender Doan Van Hau has been shortlisted for the Asia Football Confederation’s 2019 Youth Player of the Year award.

'Vietnam football' among top internet searches in Thailand, South Korea

"Vietnam football" was among the most-trending search terms in South Korea and Thailand after Vietnam beat the UAE Thursday night.
 
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