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Despite controversy, buffalo fighting festival resumes in northern Vietnam

The festival was temporarily suspended after a man was gored to death during a qualifying match in July.

Indian warships make port call in northern Vietnam

The visit aims to enhance relations, understanding and trust between the two countries' navies.

On the hunt for oysters on Vietnam’s northern coast

Once the tide goes out, it’s oyster time.
August 14, 2017 | 04:16 pm GMT+7

Vietnam and Singapore firms set up logistics joint venture

The new company is expected to improve logistics services at Vietnam’s northern port city of Hai Phong.
July 18, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam's police arrest 'drug queen', seize 12,000 ecstasy pills

The suspect often masks her contraband by putting them inside carefully wrapped coffee packages.
April 07, 2017 | 02:59 pm GMT+7

Vietnam Airlines to promote port city Hai Phong on flights

The airline and the city will advertise each others' products and services under a new deal.
March 21, 2017 | 11:08 am GMT+7

Vietnamese family allegedly poisoned after dog poop dispute with neighbor

The neighbor allegedly sprayed pesticide over the family's vegetables garden in what appeared to be a revenge plot.
March 11, 2017 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese port authority says terminal fees legitimate

The Hai Phong government said its sea port fees are still lower than those at other terminals.
February 22, 2017 | 08:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese island gears up for first solar bus

The green service started its trial run on Saturday on Cat Ba in the northern city of Hai Phong.
February 11, 2017 | 05:28 pm GMT+7

Judge throws book at porn pirates in northern Vietnam

A ring of Chinese, Vietnamese and Singaporean convicts copied music, film and porn for buyers in Guangzhou.
January 15, 2017 | 10:00 pm GMT+7

Slaying the dragon: Social media backlash slams New Year decor in northern Vietnam

The dragon model with artificial yellow flowers in Hai Phong City has gone viral on social media in recent days.
January 09, 2017 | 10:36 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s longest sea bridge to open to traffic this May

After three years of construction, the $530-million bridge in the port city of Hai Phong is almost ready to serve locals and tourists.
January 07, 2017 | 03:47 pm GMT+7

Living in fear in Hai Phong's old apartment blocks

Crumbling apartment blocks from a bygone era are a serious risk to residents.
December 14, 2016 | 10:37 am GMT+7

Not just a port town: Hai Phong reveals her hidden charms

Perhaps because no one considers Hai Phong a great place to visit, it is.
December 11, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Chinese Coast Guard ship makes landmark visit to Vietnam

The visit follows the first port call made by three Chinese warships to Vietnam’s strategic Cam Ranh Port.
November 11, 2016 | 09:02 am GMT+7