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Floating market struggles to stay above water in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

'Without tourism this floating market would disappear.'

Vietnamese official clutches at East vs. West argument to justify ban on jeans in public offices

The official behind the ban says jeans are for cowboys, not civil servants.

Vietnamese city says no to jeans in public offices

The official behind the ban in Can Tho says his idea had received zero opposition.
September 05, 2017 | 06:54 pm GMT+7

Flashback: Life on the water 20 years ago in southern Vietnam

The simple yet unique daily life in Can Tho was beautifully captured by Belgian photographer Harry Gruyaert.
August 23, 2017 | 02:59 pm GMT+7

Man turns rooftop into dance floor in southern Vietnam

The man, believed to be under the influence of drugs, spent nearly 10 hours singing and dancing on a rooftop.
August 12, 2017 | 10:04 am GMT+7

Suspense as Vietnam's Delta city seeks to transform farming islet into Disneyland for adults

Farmers have already developed community-based tourism, but Can Tho authorities seem to think the bigger the better.
August 02, 2017 | 11:56 am GMT+7

Retired Vietnamese general under fire for lashing out at traffic cop

He was filmed insulting a traffic officer after his car was stopped for speeding.
July 18, 2017 | 10:37 am GMT+7

Revived rail link to hook up Saigon and the Mekong Delta

Saigon to Can Tho in just 45 minutes, for $3.6 billion.
July 06, 2017 | 08:35 am GMT+7

A paddle along Can Tho's canals

VnExpress International hops on a canoe tour around Can Tho – the heart of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta.
June 01, 2017 | 08:19 pm GMT+7

Taiwanese garment firm to get $18 mln compensation after fire at Vietnam factory

The incident engulfed the company's main factory and a major amount of machinery and materials.
May 17, 2017 | 11:05 am GMT+7

Electrical fault to blame for Taiwanese factory inferno in southern Vietnam - Police

The fire is estimated to have cost the garment firm at least $13 million so far.
March 28, 2017 | 04:36 pm GMT+7

Taiwanese garment firm faces $6 mln loss in Vietnam's fire-ravaged plant

A look inside the five-storey building of Kwong Lung - Meko Company in Can Tho City, where a massive fire broke out Thursday and raged for 24 hours straight and consumed ...
March 24, 2017 | 07:06 pm GMT+7

200 evacuated as huge blaze spreads in Taiwanese factory in southern Vietnam

'When I went inside, everything was ruined,' the garment factory executive said.
March 23, 2017 | 11:26 pm GMT+7

Huge fire engulfs Taiwanese garment factory in southern Vietnam

No casualties were reported, but the fire was still blazing four hours after it broke out.
March 23, 2017 | 03:19 pm GMT+7

Vietnam rescues 3 missing Indonesians from runaway barge

The barge broke loose from the tugboat that was pulling it from Cambodia to Thailand.
March 05, 2017 | 10:43 am GMT+7