US to bolster maritime support for Vietnam, with possible warship visit this summer

The U.S. Navy is planning two major port calls in central Vietnam this year as it seeks to strengthen maritime relations, a U.S. admiral said.

Nha Trang among top regional beach spots for Chinese tourists

The coastal resort town Nha Trang ranked third among top five Southeast Asian beach destinations favored by Chinese tourists in 2018.

VN-Index plunges to lowest level in two months

At the end of Thursday’s session, the VN-Index closed at 962.3 points, the lowest since February 18, 2019.

A hot Saigon stew that’s not everyone’s cup of tea

A small shop in a market alley in Saigon serves a hot stew made of beef and pork entrails.

More kids, seniors visit Saigon hospitals as mercury soars

With temperatures soaring to 37 degrees Celsius, Saigon hospitals are seeing a rise in children and elderly patients.

Saigon heat wave takes UV index to dangerous levels

Amid a heat wave, the ultraviolet index in HCMC has risen to extreme levels, posing skin cancer threats to people ...

Cybersecurity official: international bookmakers operate out of Vietnam

There are over 30 international bookmakers with an online presence in Vietnam, a top cybersecurity official has said.

Former German vice chancellor: Coming to Vietnam a step forward in career

Dr. Philipp Roesler, former vice chancellor of Germany, said his experience has prepared him for his new role in Vietnam supporting startups.

AirAsia pulls plug on joint venture, but ‘remains interested’ in Vietnam

Malaysia’s AirAsia has called off plans for a joint venture in Vietnam but remains positive about launching its ...

Car imports skyrocket in first quarter

Vietnam imported 39,000 vehicles in the first quarter this year compared to only 4,000 in the same period in 2018. 

Vietnam carries potential to be a cybersecurity powerhouse: minister

Vietnam has one of the best human resources in this world to become a cybersecurity powerhouse, says information ...

Leading Vietnamese auto firm to buy stake in agriculture giant

Truong Hai Auto Corporation (Thaco) is planning to acquire a 7.86 percent stake in rubber and fruit producer ...

Da Lat palace of Vietnam’s last king laden with history

An opulent vestige in Da Lat, used by the last king of the Nguyen Dynasty, has an escape tunnel that leads ...

Ba Na Hills creates breakthrough for Da Nang tourism

Travel agent executives said Ba Na Hills has brought a new lease of life to the tourism sector of Da Nang.

Da Lat palace of Vietnam’s last king laden with history

An opulent vestige in Da Lat, used by the last king of the Nguyen Dynasty, has an escape tunnel that leads ...

Saigon sidewalk eatery’s popular stinky tofu

The famous Chinese dish with its notorious odor is very popular among foodies.

Vietnamese carrier to launch direct flight from Saigon to Bali

Vietjet Air will be the first Vietnamese carrier to fly directly to highly popular tourist destination Bali in ...

Modern-traditional complex celebrates Hung Kings in southern Vietnam

The complex, standing atop a hillock amidst a 400 hectare national park, hosts a major Hung Kings commemoration ...

Vietnamese villages hold fast to food traditions, and hold their own

Villages making the same dish the same way for decades show traditional Vietnamese food can stand the test of time.

Special response team of police put on astounding show of strength

They use ancient techniques to smash rocks on their body and prevent sharp objects from penetrating their body.

Hanoi streets jam-packed as people return after holidays

Thousands of vehicles were stuck on Hanoi streets Tuesday as offices and educational institutions reopened after the ...

Vietnamese footballers that gained overseas exposure

A rarity in the past, Vietnamese players are getting more overseas opportunities thanks to a higher regional ...

Hanoi FC roar back to beat Yangon United in AFC Cup

After conceding two goals in the first half, Hanoi FC managed to put five past Myanmar’s Yangon United in the AFC ...

Vietnamese footballers that gained overseas exposure

A rarity in the past, Vietnamese players are getting more overseas opportunities thanks to a higher regional ...

Vietnam club thrashes Myanmar opponent 6-0 at AFC Cup

Becamex Binh Duong beat Myanmar’s Shan United 6-0 Tuesday to keep its AFC Cup semifinal hopes alive.

Vietnam wins three gold medals at Aerobic World Cup

The Vietnamese aerobic contingent won three gold, silver and bronze medals each at an international meet in Japan.

Vietnam dominate Southeast Asian karate championship

Vietnam won 20 gold medals to emphasize their dominance at the recently concluded regional karate meet in Thailand.
 
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