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Vietnam metro projects costs overrun by $3.5 billion

Vietnam’s five metro projects have seen their costs balloon by VND81 trillion ($3.5 billion) following long delays.

Vietnam considers adding laughing gas to banned narcotic list

Vietnam could become the first country to designate laughing gas as an illegal narcotic.

Shower of cash lands Vietnamese media firm in hot water at book launch in Hue

The sight of money raining from the sky in the ancient city quickly sparked outrage on social media.
June 21, 2017 | 08:19 am GMT+7

Fly over Vietnam's coastal town in a hot air balloon

For the first time tourists can travel around Phan Thiet City in the province of Binh Thuan, high up in the air. But it's not cheap.
May 09, 2017 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Daredevils float in the clouds on sky-high swing

A giant swing between two hot air balloons at 1,500 metres gives skydiving daredevils celestial thrills.
October 03, 2016 | 03:46 pm GMT+7

Hydrogen balloon explosion injures 10 in central Vietnam

A witness said two young men were trying to burn through the ropes when the inferno erupted.
September 16, 2016 | 01:25 pm GMT+7

Fiery crash of hot air balloon kills 16 in central Texas

A hot air balloon burst into flames over central Texas, killing all 16 people aboard in one of the deadliest such accidents on record.
July 31, 2016 | 10:56 am GMT+7
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