Long distance runs are off and running in Vietnam

From a novelty just a few years ago, long distance running has come a long way in Vietnam, and enthusiasts are spoilt for choice.

How can Vietnamese people manage a water supply monopoly?

It's easy to criticize a water monopoly at times of crisis. But, if there are systemic shortcomings in holding it accountable, our hands are tied.

Vietnam women finish fourth in World Beach Games

The Vietnam women's beach handball team made history by reaching the semi-finals of the 2019 ANOC World Beach Games in Qatar.

250,000 Hanoi families get tap water again, safety announcement pending

Apparently ignoring a provincial order, water supply to southwestern Hanoi was restored Wednesday night by the Vinaconex Water Supply Joint Stock Company (Viwasupco).

Hanoi hospital pioneers switch from radiographic film to digital

A Hanoi hospital has become the country's first to do away with radiographic films and switch to storing the data digitally.

Employers, educators lament Vietnamese students' poor soft skills

Vietnamese recruiters and educators have expressed concern about the poor soft skills of students, saying it might prevent them from finding international jobs.

Water company cuts supply to parts of Hanoi after oil contamination

After initially asserting that its water supply was safe, Viwasupco cut service to parts of Hanoi on Tuesday, affecting more than 250,000 families in the capital city.

Hanoi tap water warning opens flood gates for bottled water sales

Sales of bottled water of all quantities has soared after Hanoi authorities announced tap water was contaminated with oil.

South Korean firm seeks majority stake in Vietnam’s Mercedes-Benz dealer

A South Korean firm is seeking to acquire a 51 percent stake in Haxaco, a leading Mercedes-Benz car dealer in Vietnam.

North-South Expressay: Vietnam lowers criteria for local investors

The Transport Ministry has opened a new evaluation round for local investors for the North-South Expressway after lowering the experience and capital criteria.

Jan-Sep rice exports plummet

Vietnam’s rice exports value fell 9.8 percent year-on-year to $2.24 billion in the first 9 months as demand from China and other major markets dwindled.

District 1 house prices top Saigon real estate chart

District 1 in downtown Saigon recorded the highest real estate listing prices in Q3 due to limited supply, a new report says.

Vietnam among top 10 Asia-Pacific tourist destinations

Vietnam is one of ten top Asia-Pacific tourist destinations and fourth in Southeast Asia after Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.

8 Vietnamese dishes to be introduced in France

The “Vietnamese Cuisine Day in France” in Perpignan City will feature Vietnamese foods, such as fresh summer rolls and crispy mini-pancakes.

Vietnam among top 10 Asia-Pacific tourist destinations

Vietnam is one of ten top Asia-Pacific tourist destinations and fourth in Southeast Asia after Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.

Da Nang prohibits scooters on peninsula following spate of accidents

Da Nang has banned scooters on the Son Tra Peninsula, a popular tourist attraction, following a number of deadly accidents involving scooters.

Sun Group enjoys rakes in the honors at two international award ceremonies

Vietnam's Sun Group won as many as 21 prizes at the World Travel Awards Asia & Oceania and the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2019.

Vietnam boutique resort wins national, Asian awards

Salinda Resort on Phu Quoc Island was pronounced Asia’s and Vietnam’s leading boutique resort at the World Travel Awards Asia-Oceania 2019 ceremony Saturday.

Vietnam earn second victory at World Cup qualifiers

Vietnam took a well-deserved 3-1 win away from home against Indonesia on Tuesday.

Coach Park dedicates win over Indonesia to players

With Vietnam earning another three points in 2022 World Cup qualifiers Tuesday, coach Park Hang-seo said the victory was hard earned by his team.

Vietnam earn second victory at World Cup qualifiers

Vietnam took a well-deserved 3-1 win away from home against Indonesia on Tuesday.

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.

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.
 
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