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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.

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.

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

Ha Long golf resort project lands in the rough over environmental concerns

The media has blamed construction for a number of mudslides in the area.
March 30, 2017 | 07:55 pm GMT+7

Cruise ship operator suspended following Ha Long Bay boat blaze

Authorities are looking into the latest fire to break out in one of Vietnam's top tourist destinations.
February 15, 2017 | 09:18 am GMT+7

Vietnam, one of the cheapest destinations in 2017

A street meal and a beer in Vietnam can cost the same as a coffee from Starbucks, travel writers say.
February 02, 2017 | 03:06 pm GMT+7

Ha Long Bay tourists pay extra $1 for new cruise terminal

The new wharf offers free Wi-Fi and space for 3,000 passengers.
October 27, 2016 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Typhoon hotline for tourists set up in Vietnam province as Sarika bears down

Vietnam can be a scary place for foreign tourists when big storms hit.
October 19, 2016 | 02:16 pm GMT+7

Cruise ships on Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay fined for safety violations

340 ships on the bay have been fined this year for safety and scamming incidents.
September 19, 2016 | 11:46 am GMT+7

Vietnam fines 'Chinese' store for dealing in yuan and dollars

The store reportedly discriminated against Vietnamese locals and tourists.
August 02, 2016 | 06:34 pm GMT+7