Hanoi's development hoax upturns 200,000 lives

Ten years ago, land tilled by thousands of farming families was reclaimed for "development" projects that never took off.

A Da Nang café panders to nostalgia for ‘tough times’

Here, customers can step away from modern bustle to a time when things were rationed and life was simple.

Probe ordered into handover of Hmong royal palace to gov't department

Vietnam authorities have agreed to “look into” how the former Hmong royal family’s palace was handed over for use to a local culture department.

What value Vietnam’s heritage? An economist ponders

Typically very narrow minded in judging the value of intangible assets, an economist makes a value judgment.

Malaysia seizes record $12 mln rhino horn bound for Vietnam

Malaysia has made a record seizure of 50 rhino horns worth an estimated $12 million at Kuala Lumpur airport.

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.

Vietnam stuns China in men’s volleyball at Asian Games 2018

In a major Asiad upset, Vietnamese men’s volleyball team pulled off an amazing victory against China on Monday.

PAN to sell over 14.86 million shares to Japan’s Sojitz

Vietnam’s agriculture company PAN Group has sought shareholder approval to offer 14.86 million shares to Sojitz Group.

Firms grow along with Vietnam's tradition of burning votive paper for dead

With burning paper copies of money as votive offerings to ancestors being a popular tradition, the few companies ...

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 ...

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.

For early 2019, Saigon high up on the itinerary

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

Hanoi family crafts a dying tradition with hope

A steadily shrinking market has not stopped a Hanoi family from crafting wooden mooncake molds for the last 35 ...

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 ...

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.
 
go to top