Vietnam improves position on global hunger index

Vietnam has made significant improvement in global hunger score to rank 62nd out of 117 economies in a global hunger ranking, ahead of several Southeast Asian peers.

Coworking spaces become increasingly popular in downtown Saigon

Coworking spaces are expanding in Saigon’s central districts since the limited traditional office space there is unable to meet the growing demand.

Inside the realms of Cham ethnics in An Giang

The Mas Jid Khay Ri Yah mosque in An Giang Province, which shares the border with Cambodia, is where the Cham Muslims come to practice their religious beliefs.

Two Vietnamese marine turtle species have 'disappeared,' says IUCN

Two marine turtles have "disappeared" in northern and central Vietnam, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said.

Former cop jailed for blackmailing Vietnamese banker

A former police officer will spend three and a half years in jail for blackmailing a bank branch director for VND3 billion ($129,000).

Chinese cars sold in Vietnam with fraudulent nine-dash line map

A Vietnamese distributor has been selling Chinese cars installed with the infamous nine-dash line in the vehicles' default navigation app.

Vietnam lawmakers to discuss changes to labor laws

The National Assembly is set to consider amendments to the Labor Code and discuss the feasibility study done for Long Thanh airport.

Vietnam plans another increment in civil servants' base salary

The government has proposed that monthly base wages for civil servants be increased by 7 percent to VND1.6 million ($69) in 2020.

Bad debt threat looms as doubtful debt to state-owned firms doubles

Doubtful debt to Vietnam’s state-owned companies surged 2.3 times from 2017 to VND16.54 trillion ($712 million) last year, a government report says.

Vietnam to borrow $21 bln next year to cover expenses

Vietnam is set to borrow VND495 trillion ($21.54 billion) next year to repay existing debts and cover budget deficits, a government report said Monday.

Vietnam aims to repeat 6.8 pct GDP growth in 2020

Vietnam forecasts its GDP to grow by 6.8 percent this year and plans to sustain it next year by increasing exports and controlling inflation.

Hanoi office rents reach 6-year high in Q3

Hanoi office rent in Q3 rose to highest in six years as occupancy remained high due to limited supply, a report says.

Five compelling reasons to visit Vietnam in October

October is here and many of Vietnam’s most popular tourism destinations are at their absolute best.

The golden glow of northern Vietnam's ripening rice terraces

Freelance photographer Pham Hoang Cuong journeyed across the highest rice terraces in Ha Giang Province, and captured how they blend with the clouds.

Five compelling reasons to visit Vietnam in October

October is here and many of Vietnam’s most popular tourism destinations are at their absolute best.

In central Vietnam village, fresh seafood is sold by the basin

In Mui Ne fishing village, Binh Thuan Province, catch from the sea is sold not by weight but by the aluminum basin.

Surfing in clouds at Bach Ma mountain peak

Following a 20-km road leading to the summit of central Vietnam's Bach Ma (white horse) mountain, at 1,450 meters, visitors might feel like they are surfing in the clouds.

Exhibition unmasks the dramatic art of Tuong

Behind the Mask aims to heighten local awareness and appreciation of Tuong, a unique Vietnamese art form, and introduce it to foreign visitors.

American dedicates youth to caring for Vietnamese kids with disabilities

After vacationing in Vietnam, a young American woman decided to stay back, leaving her family, to take care of disabled children.

It all began with a dead baby in a bag

The phone rang at 5 a.m. An infant had just died of heart disease and the parents couldn’t afford a coffin ride home.

Two Vietnamese among world's 100 most influential women

Founder of a vocational training center for disabled people, Van Thi Nguyen, and conservationist Trang Nguyen are in the BBC 100 women 2019 list.

HCMC team signs high ranked Vietnamese-American tennis player

Vietnamese-American Thai-Son Kwiatkowski, ranked 193 in the world, will play for the Hung Thinh - Ho Chi Minh City team.

Two years on: Coach Park Hang-seo revitalizes Vietnamese football

Park Hang-seo has ushered in a new era in Vietnamese men's football with its U23 and national teams recording singular achievements.

HCMC team signs high ranked Vietnamese-American tennis player

Vietnamese-American Thai-Son Kwiatkowski, ranked 193 in the world, will play for the Hung Thinh - Ho Chi Minh City team.

Vietnam's Little Mermaid nets silver at Military World Games

Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien bagged a silver medal at the International Military Sports Council World Games 2019 in China Sunday.

Hoang first Vietnamese to win WBA Asia East boxing title

Truong Dinh Hoang won the World Boxing Association Asia East Super Middleweight title beating South Korea’s Lee Gyu Hyun in Hanoi on Saturday.

Vietnamese e-sport player featured in League of Legends mural art

Le Quang Duy, a pro League of Legends player with the nick name SofM, appeared in a mural to mark the game's 10th birthday.
 
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