American woman spends her youth caring for disabled Vietnamese kids

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

Bogus Chinese map prompts closer scrutiny of promotional travel brochures

All HCMC travel firms have been asked to review foreign promotional materials after one was found using brochures with China's infamous nine-dash line.

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.

Apartment prices rising faster than rents in Saigon

The selling price of apartments in HCMC increased 11.8 percent on average in Q3, while rents rose 5.4 percent. 

Da Nang police arrest two Chinese thieves

Two Chinese men have been arrested in the central city of Da Nang Friday for allegedly burgling several factories in June and July.

Da Nang violated land regulations on key peninsula: inspectors

Da Nang made a series of land management violations on the Son Tra Peninsula, a nature reserve and key defense location, inspectors say.

Two men caught with 12,000 ecstasy pills in northern Vietnam

Police in the northern Lang Son Province have arrested two men for allegedly possessing 12,000 ecstasy pills.

Dragon fruits stuck at border as China implements tighter import regulations

Hundreds of dragon fruit containers are stuck at the border in northern Lang Son Province with Chinese customs taking longer to clear them.

FPT profit up 28 percent in 9 months

Vietnamese IT giant FPT Corporation posted a 28 percent increase in pretax profit in the first 9 months of the year, mainly contributed by its technology sector.

Southeast Asia's mobile payments face shakeout as market booms

Just next to Ho Chi Minh City’s financial district, two dozen street vendors’ stalls display colorful adverts for e-wallets.

Secondhand iPhone market heats up as iPhone 11 arrives

Listings of older iPhone models have increased in Vietnam after Apple released its latest iPhone 11 last month, with buyers expecting lower prices.

Japanese firms to build Vietnam’s weather satellite

Vietnam will partner with Japanese conglomerate Sumitomo and tech firm NEC to build a satellite to forecast weather and survey damage caused by disasters.

Central Highlands staircase fields from a bird’s eye view

Shining green rice terraces created by Jrai ethnic people depict the scenic charm of Chu Se District, Gia Lai Province.

Water caltrop harvested in Mekong Delta flooding season

During the flooding season, Luong Van Tran hires a large number of workers to harvest 500 kilograms of water caltrops daily in marshes of Dong Thap Province. 

Central Highlands staircase fields from a bird’s eye view

Shining green rice terraces created by Jrai ethnic people depict the scenic charm of Chu Se District, Gia Lai Province.

Tourism projects near military base cancelled in central Vietnam

Khanh Hoa Province has revoked the investment certificates of two tourism projects on Mui Hoi Island, citing national security considerations.

Saigon firm fined for using travel brochures with infamous nine-dash line

Saigontourist was fined VND50 million ($2,200) Friday for using brochures carrying China’s infamous nine-dash line which violates Vietnam's waters sovereignty.

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.

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.

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.

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.
 
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