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Why some places in Vietnam have become leading haunts

A brief look at six must visit places listed by recent Rough Guides video.

New Vietnam international airport to open in December

Located in one of the SEZ areas, Van Don is the first airport in the country built with locally mobilized capital.

Vietnamese cruise ship suspended after Australian tourist reports 'horrific' service

A woman recalled rat droppings, broken toilet, and wood borers as part of the experience for her group of friends.
May 22, 2018 | 11:47 am GMT+7

Vietnam's resort towns cash in over long holiday weekend

Locals made the most of the four-day break, pumping millions of dollars into the domestic tourism sector.
May 02, 2018 | 03:16 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese province proposes plan to build tunnel under Ha Long Bay

Stormy weather makes it dangerous to cross the existing bridge at the entrance to the bay.
February 01, 2018 | 04:49 pm GMT+7

Vietnam rolls up sleeves to finish new Ha Long Bay airport

Workers are toiling day and night for the grand opening this summer.
January 18, 2018 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

Seaplane revs up to give visitors a bird's-eye view of Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay and beyond

Visitors will have yet another option to tour the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
November 21, 2017 | 07:16 am GMT+7

New expressway to cut travel time from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay by half

Road trips from Vietnam’s capital to the famous bay will be slashed to one and a half hours.
November 07, 2017 | 10:49 am GMT+7

Casino finds itself in royal mess at Vietnam’s top resort town

The owners have reported multi-million dollar losses, blaming a drop in Chinese gamblers visiting Ha Long Bay.
October 25, 2017 | 10:57 am GMT+7

Rough Guides renames Vietnam one of the 20 most beautiful countries to visit

Natural beauty sites such as Ha Long Bay and Sa Pa remain a big draw for tourists.
September 06, 2017 | 01:52 pm GMT+7

Vietnam deports 7 Chinese men for illegal entry

They said they waded through a river to cross the border and visit Ha Long Bay.
August 25, 2017 | 05:06 pm GMT+7

Tankers spill 200 liters of oil into Vietnam's pollution-hit Ha Long Bay

Environment officials are still ascertaining the scale of the damage and a local shipping firm is likely to face punishment.
August 17, 2017 | 09:59 am GMT+7

Take a look at the future of Ha Long Bay's cruise ships

Tour operators have been given three designs to choose from to replace their old wooden junks with metal cruisers.
August 11, 2017 | 04:56 pm GMT+7

Tourists to Ha Long Bay will have to pay double for cruise terminal

Tuan Chau Wharf, where all boat trips begin, will raise the entrance fee later this month.
May 16, 2017 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Families cause a splash bathing in shadow of Ha Long's $1.8-mln clock tower

When the sweltering weather descends it can only mean one thing: Time for a swim.
May 03, 2017 | 05:32 pm GMT+7
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