Teacher walks across Vietnam to spread environment message

Nguyen Thanh Tuan Anh returned to Saigon a few days ago after traversing the country on foot to propagate his message of environmental protection.

Saigon urges people to stop eating dog meat

The Food Safety Management Board of HCMC has urged people to stop consuming dog meat, citing severe health risks and appealing to sentiment.

Car imports from China crash

Automobile imports from China have plummeted since the beginning of last year after tariffs on imports from ASEAN member countries were scrapped.

New Saigon railway bridge hosts first test run

Saigon’s new Binh Loi Bridge, constructed to replace its 117-year old namesake, underwent its first train test run.

Ministry wants health warnings on liquor ads

Liquor advertisements should carry dire health warnings, under a decree that instructs implementation of the Law on Preventing Acohol's Harmful Effects.

No mercury poisoning detected in Hanoi warehouse fire yet

Around 1,000 health checks done in the vicinity of Hanoi’s blaze-gutted Rang Dong warehouse have not turned up a single mercury poisoning case.

Army collects five tons of mercury waste at Hanoi warehouse fire site

The military collected five tons of waste containing mercury from the Rang Dong warehouse on the first day of its cleanup on Thursday.

Complete Hanoi, HCMC airport runway repairs by November: government

The government has directed that runways and taxiways at the Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports be completed by November.

Vietravel Airlines plans 2020 launch in fast-growing market

Vietravel Airlines plans to launch its first flight next year, joining a rising number of entrants in one of the world’s fast-growing aviation markets.

ODA projects repeatedly delayed by slow capital disbursement

Some ODA projects suffer stoppages every few months of construction, waiting for disbursement of counterpart funds, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung says.

Vietnamese produce struggle to enter China

Agriculture exports to China dropped 9.2 percent year-on-year in January-July as exporters failed to meet tightened quality standards.

Luxury cellphone Vertu returns to Vietnam

After a two-year hiatus, British luxury phone maker Vertu has announced resumption of sales at its Ho Chi Minh City store next month.

Yen Tu mountain, more than just a trek

A trip to Yen Tu Mountain in Quang Ninh Province offers temples to pilgrims, traditional experiences for culture aficionados and scenic views from the top.

Explore Ha Long, the land of 'descending dragons'

Tour guide Pham Huy Trung's photographs offer a glimpse of the unique charm of Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO natural heritage site in northern Vietnam.

Yen Tu mountain, more than just a trek

A trip to Yen Tu Mountain in Quang Ninh Province offers temples to pilgrims, traditional experiences for culture aficionados and scenic views from the top.

Hanoi's old quarter overrun by vacation crowds for Mid-Autumn Festival

With the Mid-Autumn Festival peaking, people have been flooding into Hanoi’s Old Quarter to shop, take photos and enjoy the festive ambience.

Vietnam named among world’s fastest growing travel destinations

Vietnam is the only Southeast Asian country among 10 world's fastest growing travel destinations, according to a United Nations report.

Where to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival like a local in Hanoi and Saigon

There are only two days to go for the Mid-Autumn Festival. Have you made plans for the full moon night yet?

Ex-addicts team up to save lives of drug overdose victims

Tan suffered drug addiction for 20 plus years. Today, he leads a team of former addicts, saving the lives of those who overdose.

US fashion magazines laud Cong Tri collection

Vietnamese designer Cong Tri's new dew-inspired collection has been described as one of the most creative ones at the New York Fashion Week.

American soldier, Vietnamese girl find lost love after 50 years

“I am excited and nervous,” said Lan, 67 years young. She was about to meet someone she’d loved 50 years ago.

World Cup qualifiers: Vietnam - Indonesia match broadcasting rights cost record price

The broadcasting rights for the World Cup qualifier between Vietnam and Indonesia will cost $400,000, the highest ever for a match featuring Vietnam.

Hanoi police probe flare-up at V. League match

Police in Hanoi's Dong Da District are investigating a flare firing incident that injured one person during a football match Wednesday.

World Cup qualifiers: Vietnam - Indonesia match broadcasting rights cost record price

The broadcasting rights for the World Cup qualifier between Vietnam and Indonesia will cost $400,000, the highest ever for a match featuring Vietnam.

Vietnamese player is world rapid chess youth champion

Nguyen Thien Ngan has won the rapid chess category U14 at the World Youth Rapid and Blitz Chess 2019 held in Spain.

Penalty for poor security: Hanoi to play behind closed doors for flare incident

Hanoi FC will have to play the rest of their home matches this season behind closed doors after the flare firing incident Wednesday.

Vietnamese chess ace Khoi becomes GM

17-year-old Nguyen Anh Khoi has become the 11th Vietnamese chess grandmaster (GM).
 
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