Second thoughts: Fans ponder cost of Vietnam beating Japan

A great win or strategic overkill? Vietnam’s victory over Japan at Asiad 2018 has sparked a debate.

For early 2019, Saigon high up on the itinerary

UK travel site Skyscanner lists Saigon among top six places to visit early next year.

Giant wood spider, a specialty food in forests of south central Vietnam

During the rainy season people go into the forest to turn these black spiders with yellow stripes into a delicious dish.

Vietnam, land of noodle soups, loves instant noodles

Vietnam was the world’s fifth largest instant noodles consumer in 2017, consuming 5.06 billion packs.

Vietnamese army ready to help disaster-hit countries

The Vietnamese army is capable of conducting relief operations abroad upon request, a senior military official said ...

Vietnam women’s football team beats Thailand, in Asiad quarters

Vietnamese women have advanced to the quarterfinals of the Asiad 2018 football competition with 3-2 victory over ...

Shooting, taekwondo help Vietnam bag first Asiad 2018 medals

Vietnam opened the medals account at Asiad on Sunday with two bronzes for men taekwondo and shooting.

PVN wants deposits unfrozen to fund delayed, cash-strapped power plant

PVN is seeking to withdraw $5.5 million worth of frozen deposits its subsidiaries have in OceanBank to finance its much-delayed Thai Binh 2 plant.

Hoang Anh Gia Lai to expand banana farming for China export

Hoang Anh Gia Lai Agriculture Jsc is set to invest in another 5,000 hectares of land in Cambodia to grow bananas ...

Businesses, banks responsible for credit crunch: VCCI

Both businesses and banks are to blame for the credit crunch facing the former, the VCCI says.

Vietnam gives clean chit to baby products importer

Vietnam’s largest baby products firm, Con Cung, has correctly followed all import laws, authorities said Friday.

Uber withdraws lawsuit against HCMC tax man

Ride-hailing firm Uber has withdrawn its lawsuit over HCMC’s demand for $2.3 million in back taxes and fines.

Giving ‘off the beaten track’ a whole new meaning

Topas Ecolodge is in Muong Hoa valley, which is archetypal of the exotic beauty of Vietnam’s northwest.

Discover a hidden bay in Vietnam before the hordes arrive

Thrillist lists Vietnam’s Lan Ha Bay among the lesser-known places to visit in Southeast Asia before they become ...

Giving ‘off the beaten track’ a whole new meaning

Topas Ecolodge is in Muong Hoa valley, which is archetypal of the exotic beauty of Vietnam’s northwest.

Motorbike rescuers hit Hanoi streets at all odd hours

Kindhearted volunteers form a rapid response team to help stranded motorcyclists in the capital city late into the ...

'Crazy Rich Asians' sparkles at North America box office

Highly anticipated rom-com "Crazy Rich Asians" dazzled the North American box office in its debut weekend.

One-day tour to Ninh Binh, aka Ha Long Bay on land

It is no exaggeration to describe Ninh Binh, 60 miles to the south of Hanoi, as “heaven on earth.”
 
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