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Technical touch: Vietnamese coffee house employs robot waiter

This café in Hanoi is following an emerging global trend in which more and more humans are being replaced by robots.

Hanoi exhibition remembers Christmas bombings of 1972

Photos and artifacts are on display to tell the story of some of the capital’s darkest days during the Vietnam War.

Duck tales: The tastiest way to survive winter in Hanoi

Cold wind, check. Sweater, check. Money, check. It's time for your meals to get 'quacky.'
December 13, 2017 | 04:41 pm GMT+7

What's On This Week: December 11-17

Christmas is just around the corner. Get ready for some mulled wine, stand-up comedies and jazz nights.
December 12, 2017 | 02:58 pm GMT+7

Chinese contractor asks to further delay Hanoi's first sky train

Unresolved loan disbursement issues from the Chinese government continue to hold back construction.
December 10, 2017 | 10:24 pm GMT+7

Hanoi turns to two-wheel option to extinguish fires in the city

When fire trucks cannot fit down the city's narrow streets and alleys, what's the alternative?
December 10, 2017 | 04:33 pm GMT+7

Bomb disposal experts destroy 4-meter US missile found in Hanoi river

Officers think the missile was dropped in 1972, and its detonator was still intact.
December 08, 2017 | 10:55 am GMT+7

What's On This Week: December 4 - 10

From Christmas markets to weekend exhibitions, you don't want to miss this week's events!
December 05, 2017 | 02:53 pm GMT+7

Hanoi man could face attempted murder charges for knifing teenage shoplifter

The alleged assailant said he was unable to control his temper when he cornered the boy in his grocery store.
December 05, 2017 | 11:31 am GMT+7

Notorious Vietnamese oil exec to stand trial in January: court

The Hanoi's People's Court will hold separate hearings regarding Trinh Xuan Thanh’s alleged violations at  PetroVietnam.
December 04, 2017 | 02:48 pm GMT+7

Hanoi to reopen Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum after prolonged maintenance work

The work took a month longer than usual because several urgent tasks needed to be addressed.
December 04, 2017 | 02:36 pm GMT+7

Former Hanoi official could face death for embezzlement

The agriculture official is accused of pocketing over $660,000 from a state-owned firm he headed years ago.
December 03, 2017 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

A peek inside the hermit kingdom: Dining at Pyongyang, a North Korean restaurant in Vietnam

We tuck into a seriously surreal meal, accompanied by captivating music, interrupted chats and strict surveillance. 
December 03, 2017 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Hanoi set to replace wartime loudspeakers with smart devices

The capital's residents find the loudspeakers obsolete in the digital age and, well, too loud.
December 02, 2017 | 05:21 pm GMT+7

Hanoi gets its first McDonald's as influx of western fast food chains continues

The fast food industry in Vietnam has seen double-digit growth annually for the past five years.
December 02, 2017 | 03:46 pm GMT+7