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Hanoi taxi driver fined for cheating Dutch tourists

A Hanoi taxi driver has been fined VND9 million ($390) for charging a Dutch family 10 times the meter fees.

Saigon campaign against foreigners violating traffic laws underway

The Ho Chi Minh City police are set to crack down on violations of traffic laws by foreigners in a campaign starting August 16.

South Korean jailed for robbing taxi driver in central Vietnam

A South Korean man will spend 14 years in jail for robbing a Da Nang taxi driver at knifepoint last November.
July 23, 2019 | 07:49 am GMT+7

Woman jailed seven years for robbing Frenchman in Saigon

A HCMC court sentenced a local woman to seven years in prison on Tuesday for robbing a Frenchman last year.
July 09, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Cruise ships dock in Vietnam to explore popular destinations

This week has seen over 7,000 foreigners visit Vietnam’s tourist hotspots after arriving on two cruise ships.
July 05, 2019 | 03:31 pm GMT+7

Da Nang dealing with influx of foreign street beggars

Two Chinese nationals caught begging on Da Nang streets have been deported and police are hunting two other foreign female beggars.
July 02, 2019 | 10:46 am GMT+7

More foreign tourists visit HCMC than Hanoi

Saigon has received more foreign visitors than Hanoi in the first half of 2019, reaffirming its reputation as a popular global destination.
June 27, 2019 | 10:35 am GMT+7

Men jailed for snatching handbag from S Korean woman in Saigon

A court in HCMC sentenced two Vietnamese men to four years in jail each Wednesday for snatching a handbag from a South Korean woman last year.
June 20, 2019 | 07:59 am GMT+7

We are hospitable, but we can also be annoying

Being a nuisance to visitors is a silent threat facing Vietnam’s tourism industry, but not much is being done about it.
June 11, 2019 | 07:53 am GMT+7

Explosion hits tourist bus near Egypt's Giza pyramids - security sources

An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt on Sunday, two security sources said.
May 19, 2019 | 09:30 pm GMT+7

Five killed in Honduras plane crash, no survivors

Four Canadians and an American pilot died Saturday when their small plane plunged into the sea off the Honduran island of Roatan where they were vacationing, firefighters said.
May 19, 2019 | 06:53 pm GMT+7

Government urged to remove visa bottlenecks

Visa hassles continue to hold back Vietnam tourism, blunting its competitive edge against neighboring nations, experts say.
May 02, 2019 | 02:48 pm GMT+7

Foreign tourists spend no more than $113 a day in Hanoi: report

The average daily spending by foreign tourists in Hanoi is no more than $113, well below their spending in other global destinations.
April 09, 2019 | 08:30 pm GMT+7

Hanoi’s Train Street a source of endless fascination

Foreigners never fail to be amazed when spending time on Hanoi's Train Street because the experience is unique.
March 18, 2019 | 07:56 pm GMT+7

Da Nang jails three transgender women preying on foreign tourists

A Da Nang court sentenced three transgender women to varying prison terms on Thursday for stealing phones and cash from foreign tourists.
March 17, 2019 | 08:22 am GMT+7
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