North-South Expressay: Vietnam lowers criteria for local investors

The Transport Ministry has opened a new evaluation round for local investors for the North-South Expressway after lowering the experience and capital criteria.

Twins die after Hepatitis B vaccination

A pair of newborn twins died after getting Hepatitis B vaccination in the central Nghe An Province last Friday.

Blackish, pungent water still flowing into Hanoi utility company

A week after used oil was dumped into the Tram Stream, a Hanoi utility still receives contaminated water, but clean-up efforts are having some impact.

Young entrepreneurs take a step towards making coffee shoes in Vietnam

Rens, a startup by a Vietnamese duo in Finland making the world’s first shoes from coffee grounds, wants to shift to Vietnam soon.

New Vietnam decree graphically defines child molestation

A new decree on molestation of minors issued by the supreme court lays out what acts constitute child molestation.

Man sentenced to death for killing epileptic woman during rape attempt

A man has been sentenced to death for the murder and attempted rape of an epileptic woman by the Quang Nam Province People's Court.

Vietnam beach town suspends sea-encroaching tourism project

Authorities in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province have suspended the construction of a sea-encroaching aquarium complex on Vung Tau beach.

Jan-Sep rice exports plummet

Vietnam’s rice exports value fell 9.8 percent year-on-year to $2.24 billion in the first 9 months as demand from China and other major markets dwindled.

District 1 house prices top Saigon real estate chart

District 1 in downtown Saigon recorded the highest real estate listing prices in Q3 due to limited supply, a new report says.

Transnational expressway investor selection to take until August 2020

Switching from an international to a domestic tendering process for the North-South Expressway means the investor selection will take at least until August 2020 to complete.

Businesses support overtime cap increase for workers

Export businesses have backed a government proposal to increase the annual overtime cap for workers, saying it would help during the peak production season.

Grab tests new bus booking service in Vietnam

A new service, now available on Grab’s app, allows customers to look at schedules and book tickets from the ride-hailing giant’s partner bus operators.

Da Nang prohibits scooters on peninsula following spate of accidents

Da Nang has banned scooters on the Son Tra Peninsula, a popular tourist attraction, following a number of deadly accidents involving scooters.

Vietnam among top 10 Asia-Pacific tourist destinations

Vietnam is one of ten top Asia-Pacific tourist destinations and fourth in Southeast Asia after Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.

Da Nang prohibits scooters on peninsula following spate of accidents

Da Nang has banned scooters on the Son Tra Peninsula, a popular tourist attraction, following a number of deadly accidents involving scooters.

Sun Group enjoys rakes in the honors at two international award ceremonies

Vietnam's Sun Group won as many as 21 prizes at the World Travel Awards Asia & Oceania and the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2019.

Vietnam boutique resort wins national, Asian awards

Salinda Resort on Phu Quoc Island was pronounced Asia’s and Vietnam’s leading boutique resort at the World Travel Awards Asia-Oceania 2019 ceremony Saturday.

Sun World Fansipan Legend wins award for Vietnam’s top tourist attraction

Sun World Fansipan Legend in Sa Pa was honored as Vietnam’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the 2019 World Travel Awards Asia-Oceania on Saturday.

Vietnam earn second victory at World Cup qualifiers

Vietnam took a well-deserved 3-1 win away from home against Indonesia on Tuesday.

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.

Hanoi's horse racing complex to go into operation in 2020

Hanoi granted the investment license on Monday for the construction of a $500-million racetrack complex that would be operational next year.

Vietnam grouped with champions Thailand at SEA Games men's football

A draw on Tuesday put Vietnamese men's football team in the same group with strong rivals Thailand and Indonesia for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.

Vietnamese coach wary of Indonesia's immigrant strength

In Vietnam's next World Cup qualifier match, coach Park Hang-seo said Indonesia's immigrant attackers were to be watched closely.
 
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