Live World Cup qualifiers: Vietnam 0-0 UAE

Vietnam play UAE in My Dinh Stadium, Hanoi, from 8 p.m. Thursday.

Vietnam’s God Lake

Bung Binh Thien (God Lake) in An Giang Province, blessed with beautiful idyllic landscapes, is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the Mekong Delta.

Foul deed: Hanoi lays waste to a majestic river

Dumping trash and untreated wastewater with abandon has turned a revitalizing river in Hanoi into a foul creek of black water and sludge.

Vietnamese national named honorary citizen of Seoul

Le Nguyen Minh Phuong is the first Vietnamese citizen to receive Seoul’s Honorary Citizenship for her contributions to the South Korean capital.

Vietnam sentences five to death for drug trafficking

Five Vietnamese and Lao nationals have been sentenced to death, and eight other Vietnamese have received life and other prison terms for drug trafficking.

Double whammy: Coastal erosion, land sinkage plague Mekong Delta

Co Thanh Binh's family has lost two houses and 200 square meters of land in Tien Giang Province to subsidence in the last decade.

Southeast Asian countries need tougher plastic policies to curb pollution: UN

Southeast Asian countries, among the world’s worst ocean polluters, need tougher regulations for plastic packaging to curb leakage, a United Nations report said.

Oil-fired electricity production to triple as dams go dry

Vietnam's oil-fired power generation is set to triple next year as a water shortage threatens production amid rising demand.

E-commerce sites reap bumper harvests on Singles’ Day

Vietnam’s e-commerce platforms say both traffic and sales surged multiple times on Singles’ Day, a major promotional event, which fell on November 11.

Coal, crude oil imports see upsurge

Vietnam’s coal and crude oil imports increased in the first ten months this year as energy demand rose alongside economic expansion.

Government approves northern highlands airport in Sa Pa

The Ministry of Transport has approved a plan to construct Sa Pa Airport with a capacity of 3 million passengers a year.

Saigon cuts first metro line costs by $147 million

The HCMC administration has cut unnecessary expenses to lower its Metro Line 1 costs by VND3.4 trillion ($146.53 million).

Hoi An to outlaw single-use plastic

Ancient town Hoi An is restricting the use of single-use plastic items and plastic bags as it looks to boost sustainable tourism development.

Vietnam Airlines to fly non-stop from Hanoi to Macau

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will launch direct flights from Hanoi to Macau on December 15, catering to growing demand.

Hoi An to outlaw single-use plastic

Ancient town Hoi An is restricting the use of single-use plastic items and plastic bags as it looks to boost sustainable tourism development.

Wild sunflowers dye Central Highlands golden

With the blossoming of wild sunflowers in November Chu Dang Ya Commune in the Central Highlands is now covered in a carpet of yellow.

Two resorts at Lang Co among Asia's best

Readers of British magazine Conde Nast Travellers have voted Banyan Tree Lăng Cô and Angsana Lăng Cô among Asia’s top 20 resorts.

Hanoi Old Quarter to host Cultural Heritage Day festivities

Hanoi will celebrate the National Cultural Heritage Day with a series of activities from November 22 to December 15 in its iconic Old Quarter.

Nude art explores identity of Vietnamese women

In the nude, they are anxious, pensive, happy, vulnerable, strong and beautiful. Pham Luc’s paintings capture different facets of the Vietnamese woman’s identity.  

Virtual reality: Sex, gender and the bane of cyber bullying

She was 15 when she decided to end her life. She had been fighting with her 22-year-old boyfriend and trying to break up with him.

Hot scenes push Vietnamese romance off HBO screens

Phan Dang Di’s “He Serves Fish, She Eats Flower” could not premiere on HBO as scheduled because of some uncut footage.

Vietnam bags six gold medals at world bodybuilding championships

Vietnamese bodybuilders have won six gold and three bronze medals at the 11th World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships in South Korea.

Vietnam will be on guard against UAE, says coach

Vietnam will pay due heed to UAE's tactics in Thursday's 2022 World Cup qualification match, says coach Park Hang-seo.

Vietnam bags six gold medals at world bodybuilding championships

Vietnamese bodybuilders have won six gold and three bronze medals at the 11th World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships in South Korea.

Vietnam e-sports team in PUBG world tournament semis

Vietnamese team Sting Devine Esports (SDV) is among eight teams heading to semifinal rounds of the ongoing PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUGB) Global Championship.

Early bird registration opens for VnExpress Marathon 2020

Runners can now become a Super Early Bird at the VnExpress Marathon 2020 (VM 2020), which returns to Quy Nhon next June.

Belgian ends Vietnamese hopes in Carom Billiards 3-Cushion World Cup

Vietnam’s Tran Quyet Chien and Nguyen Quoc Nguyen have crashed out of the Guri Carom Billiards 3-Cushion World Cup in South Korea.
 
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