Vietnam beats most neighbors in best place ranking for business expats

Vietnam seems to have done a fair job of persuading global business expatriates that it is a good place to live and work.

Amazon has no specific time frame for Vietnam website

A senior Amazon official says the firm sees Vietnam's potential, but has not decided on a time to launch services for Vietnamese buyers.

Two of three suspects arrested for contaminating Hanoi’s freshwater source

Two men have been arrested as police probe the dumping of used oil into a creek, contaminating water supply to a million Hanoians.

Vietnamese baguette gets a makeover with salted egg yolk

Banh mi, the Vietnamese baguette, comes with a brand-new addition in Saigon: minced pork meatballs and salted egg yolk.

Hanoi water supplier denies responsibility, claims it's the 'biggest victim'

The water supplier at the heart of the oil contamination crisis is playing innocent and evading its responsibility for dubious actions and statements.

Hong Kong shoe factory closes after suspected mass gas poisoning

A Hong Kong-owned shoe factory in Nam Dinh Province has suspended operations after 125 workers suffered suspected gas poisoning this week.

Vietnam, EU bolster defense ties with crisis management framework pact

Taking their defense and security cooperation up a notch, Vietnam and the EU signed a crisis management framework pact Thursday.

Starbucks closes seven Hanoi stores over contaminated water

Coffee shop giant Starbucks has temporarily closed seven stores in Hanoi’s southwestern districts over the ongoing oil contamination crisis.

Uniqlo to open first Vietnam store in Saigon

Japanese casual wear retailer Uniqlo plans to open a 3,000-square-meter store in downtown HCMC at the end of this year.

Foreign investors cry foul, key Saigon wastewater treatment plant stalled

A tripartite meeting next week will try to sort out a bidding controversy that has delayed a key wastewater treatment project in Saigon.

Hanoi water supplier’s soaring profits

Hanoi’s main water supplier, recently in trouble for contaminated tap water, has been reporting rising profits for years on surging demand.

Moody's assigns B1 rating to SeABank

Moody's has given SeABank a B1 long-term rating for the first time, reflecting the lender’s good financial capacity and development potential.

Vietnam among 20 most favorite countries: Condé Nast Traveler

Vietnam has jumped three places this year to 10th in a list of the world’s 20 favorite countries compiled by British magazine Condé Nast Traveler. 

US magazine picks Vietnamese island among best places with ‘bluest water’

Travel + Leisure included Con Son Island in southern Vietnam among 13 places where travelers will be amazed by the 'bluest water.'

Vietnam among 20 most favorite countries: Condé Nast Traveler

Vietnam has jumped three places this year to 10th in a list of the world’s 20 favorite countries compiled by British magazine Condé Nast Traveler. 

Vietnam’s unique street food delicacy: duck embryo, fish noodle soup

Duck embryo with fish noodle soup might sound like a strange food combo to some, but it is a speciality of An Giang Province.

Hue follows Hoi An in launching bike tourism service

Vietnam’s former imperial capital Hue plans to pilot a public bicycle service that will provide hundreds of tourists with an option to ride bikes on its downtown streets.

Khmer people's grey sedge handicraft village in the Mekong Delta

Khmer people in Kien Giang Province have capitalized on the wild grey sedge as material to produce handmade items for centuries.

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.

Dang Van Lam among best goalkeepers in Asian World Cup qualifiers

Having conceded only one goal in three matches, Vietnam’s Dang Van Lam has made it into the top 10 best goalkeepers of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Asia.

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.

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.

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.
 
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