Vietnam arrests MobiFone execs for illegal TV acquisition

Police on Wednesday arrested former head and a deputy head of state-owned telecom giant MobiFone for violations in a television acquisition.

Japan, South Korea most lucrative for Vietnamese workers

With average monthly earnings of $1,200, Japan and South Korea have become the most attractive labor markets for Vietnamese workers.

Daredevil daughter rides dirt bike around with dad

Meet Thanh Thanh of Saigon who rides a dirt bike, quad bike and other vehicles at the age of five.

300 years old Thong Tay Hoi the oldest communal house in Saigon

The Thong Tay Hoi, a typical communal house of southern Vietnam, has its 19th century designs well preserved. 

Vietnamese Australian woman faces trial for running cannabis syndicate

An Australian woman of Vietnamese descent accused of running a cannabis syndicate in Australia could face trial next ...

Plans ready for acquiring land for Vietnam’s brand new airport

Dong Nai Province unveiled plans Monday to acquire the land required for the proposed Long Thanh International Airport, ...

Saigon’s Chinatown market back in business

Saigon’s iconic Binh Tay Market will reopen on Thursday after a two-year hiatus when it closed for repairs.

Fly-by-night foreign companies remain a problem for Vietnam

Vietnam continues to be plagued by foreign company chiefs fleeing the country without paying off debts or workers’ salaries.

Transport giant to withdraw capital from leading HCMC taxi firm

In an apparent u-turn, transport giant Tracodi has approved divestment of its 30 percent stake in Vinataxi.

Fears of financial overreach rise over Vietnam’s first high speed railway

Experts feel Vietnam can’t carry the financial burden of the high speed railway project, given significant ...

Hackers up the ante, threatening major Vietnamese firms

After hitting Vietnam's top mobile phone retailer and baby products chain, hackers offer to sell information on ...

Vietnamese banks report Jan-Sept rise in bad debts

Thirteen of 17 listed banks have seen their bad debts rise in the first 9 months of this year, according to banks' ...

Vietnam highland towns get ‘real’ getaway recommendations

Contrasting major Southeast Asian destinations with relatively lesser traveled ones, a leading travel news site of ...

Crippled youth goes the extra mile to help an old man

Finding an old man wallowing in his own filth, a young man with an amputated leg stepped in to help.

Vietnam highland towns get ‘real’ getaway recommendations

Contrasting major Southeast Asian destinations with relatively lesser traveled ones, a leading travel news site of ...

Nature-friendly Vietnamese community uses one coffin for 100 plus years

For more than a century, every deceased resident of Long Son Island has been buried in the same coffin.

We are not gold diggers - Vietnamese wife in Taiwan breaks stereotypes

A young woman is showing up popular perception of Vietnamese wives in Taiwan for what it is: irrational prejudice. 

Transformers: Two Vietnamese brothers turn old car into a ‘Lamborghini’

Two brothers have turned a 1998 Daewoo Cielo into a ‘Lamborghini’ to make the elder one’s wedding day special.
 
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