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Vietnam Airlines cancels Taiwan flights as Typhoon Bailu looms

Vietnam Airlines has canceled its weekend flights to Kaohsiung City as Typhoon Bailu is forecast to make landfall in Taiwan Saturday.

Australia shares Vietnam's concerns over East Sea tensions

Australian PM Scott Morrison and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc shared concerns over complicated developments in the South China Sea Friday.

Hanoi police bust surrogacy ring

Hanoi police are investigating a three-member ring that allegedly organized surrogacy for commercial purposes.
August 22, 2019 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

South Korean artist brings global exhibition to Hanoi

Ahn Jun Mo’s exhibition titled “Become a Butterfly” will be held at the Korean Cultural Center in Hanoi from August 21 to September 14.
August 22, 2019 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Delay in repairing Hanoi airport runways continues

Vietnam’s airport operator is still not allowed to invest in repairing runways at the Noi Bai International Airport.
August 21, 2019 | 08:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese woman jailed seven years for blackmailing South Korean man

A Vietnamese woman was sentenced to seven years in prison on Tuesday for blackmailing a South Korean man for having sex with 'a minor'.
August 21, 2019 | 06:25 pm GMT+7

Vietjet Air plans first ever direct flights to New Delhi

Budget carrier Vietjet Air plans to launch direct flights from Hanoi and HCMC to New Delhi this December.
August 19, 2019 | 08:59 pm GMT+7

In downtown Hanoi, some old apartments are ticking time bombs

An ancient apartment block in downtown Hanoi looks like it might collapse any time, but its occupants just live with the risk.
August 18, 2019 | 07:22 pm GMT+7

Buddhist faithful head for pagodas in Ghost Month

Many Vietnamese believe the deceased visit them during the seventh lunar month, the Month of the Ghost, and make ritual offerings.
August 15, 2019 | 03:46 pm GMT+7

Trying out Hanoi’s popular yellow sticky rice

A Hanoi roadside eatery has been making xoi xeo sticky rice for breakfast for more than 26 years.
August 14, 2019 | 05:50 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to reopen after annual repairs

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum will reopen to visitors August 15 after two months of annual maintenance work.
August 14, 2019 | 05:25 pm GMT+7

Hanoi busts $69 million online gambling ring

The Vietnamese police have busted a gang that allegedly helped gamblers bet VND1.6 trillion ($69 million) through b8ag.com and arrested 13 people.
August 13, 2019 | 12:06 pm GMT+7

Senior citizens travel a thousand miles to cook for cancer patients

Every month, a group of elderly people travel 1,600km to cook free vegetarian meals for cancer patients in Hanoi.
August 13, 2019 | 11:00 am GMT+7

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.
August 12, 2019 | 08:34 pm GMT+7

Workers risk lives every day to cross a highway

Every day, hundreds of workers of the Van Trung Industrial Park cross the Hanoi-Bac Giang Highway illegally, knowing it’s dangerous.
August 12, 2019 | 04:34 pm GMT+7
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