Live AFC Cup interzone semifinal: Hanoi FC 0-1 Altyn Asyr

From a counter attack, Turkmen Altyn Asyr scored in the fourth minute in the first leg of the AFC Cup interzone semifinals against Hanoi FC.

Flood-proof housing abandoned in flooding-starved Mekong Delta

Houses built to shelter locals from annual flooding in the Mekong Delta have been left untouched for years.

US tops H1 chicken exports to Vietnam

The U.S. was the largest exporter of chicken to Vietnam in H1 2019, at around 62,400 tons valued over $48.6 million.

Defender trouble plagues Hanoi FC ahead of AFC Cup interzone semis

Ahead of their AFC Cup interzone semifinal clash with Turkmen side Altyn Asyr, Hanoi FC is running through defenders at an alarming rate.

Dam-building race threatens Mekong River

An ongoing drought and dozens of hydroelectric power plants are lowering water levels and damaging a fragile ecosystem.

South Korean brokers advertise Vietnamese women as commodities on YouTube

Sexist, misogynist and patriarchal views dominate many YouTube videos where brokers offer foreign wives to South Korean men.

Hanoi int'l kindergarten teachers fired for locking child in closet

Canadian-owned kindergarten Maple Bear Westlake Point in Hanoi has fired three teachers for locking a three-year-old boy in a closet this month.

Chinese steelmaker plans to put up $2-billion plant in Vietnam

Mintal Group wants to build a $2-billion plant in the central province of Thanh Hoa producing carbon ferrochrome, stainless steel and non-ferrous metals.

Jailed senior banker faces another criminal probe

A former Vietnamese bank executive serving a 30-year jail term for embezzlement will be investigated for appropriating property.

Currency printer reports H1 loss

The National Banknote Printing Press has reported a VND11 billion ($475,000) H1 loss, down from VND60 billion ($2.6 million) in H1 2018 profit.

Lottery company profit plummets in H1

Private lottery firm Vietlott saw its net profits plunge 70 percent to VND64 billion ($2.8 million) in the first half of this year.

Vietnam to auction new 4G spectrum as telecom speeds fall

Vietnam will auction a new high-frequency 4G spectrum since the existing one has been almost fully taken resulting in lower speeds.

A Saigon pagoda hosts three religions in Taoist harmony

The Khanh Van Nam Vien pagoda welcomes followers of Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism with Taoist rituals.

Secret tunnel in Saigon a symbol of monumental resistance

HCMC’s Phu Tho Hoa Tunnel is an enduring symbol of Vietnamese resilience and ingenuity that defeated the French colonialists.

A Saigon pagoda hosts three religions in Taoist harmony

The Khanh Van Nam Vien pagoda welcomes followers of Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism with Taoist rituals.

Vietjet Air plans first ever direct flights to New Delhi

Budget carrier Vietjet Air plans to launch direct flights from Hanoi and HCMC to New Delhi this December.

Surge of Thai visitors lifts Da Nang hopes for tourism market diversity

Da Nang, which wants to reduce its dependence on Chinese and South Korean tourists, is seeing a jump in the number of Thai visitors.

70-year-old Saigon eatery serves rice in stone pots

Chuyen Ky restaurant situated in the heart of Saigon has been serving rice to customers in stoneware pots since 1948.

Vietnam bags 35 gold medals at Asian taekwondo tournament

Vietnamese athletes won big at the Asian Open Taekwondo Championship, bagging 35 gold, 30 silver and 28 bronze medals.

Boxer wins championship belt in her first professional fight

Ha Thi Linh has become the first Vietnamese athlete to win a World Boxing Organization belt after beating China's Zhao Yuanyuan.

Vietnam bags 35 gold medals at Asian taekwondo tournament

Vietnamese athletes won big at the Asian Open Taekwondo Championship, bagging 35 gold, 30 silver and 28 bronze medals.

Key defender to miss AFC Cup semis, Thailand clash

Left-back Doan Van Hau will sit out five weeks with a knee injury and miss important games, as hectic workload on the country's footballers is taking its toll.

Vietnam in women’s AFF Cup semifinals early after big win over Indonesia

A 7-0 thrashing of Indonesia on Sunday saw Vietnam advance to the AFF Women's Championship semifinals with a game to spare.

U18 Vietnam football coach resigns after historic failure

Head coach of U18 Vietnam resigned Thursday after the team ended their AFF Cup run, earning the country's first ever loss against Cambodia.
 
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