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Hundreds of families evacuated as torrential rains inundate Phu Quoc

Several areas on Phu Quoc Island are flooded following three days of heavy rains since Friday, forcing hundreds of families to evacuate.

Fisherman held hostage by Islamic militants drowns in escape bid

An Indonesian fisherman held hostage for four months by Islamic militants in the Philippines has drowned, while two other captured men have been rescued.

Con Dao Islands resorts, hotels struggle to recruit staff

Con Dao Islands businesses are unable to hire staff despite flourishing tourism, with people preferring to work on the mainland.
February 18, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietjet to open Phu Quoc-Hong Kong route in April

Budget airline Vietjet said Saturday it will launch direct flights between Phu Quoc Island and Hong Kong in April.
February 02, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

2 days or more on Phu Quoc, the pearl island

Here is all you need to know to visit this popular place in southern Vietnam.
December 14, 2018 | 10:32 pm GMT+7

Beijing lashes out at US for South China Sea sail-by

China on Friday scolded the U.S. for sending naval vessels close to disputed islands in the South China Sea.
December 01, 2018 | 08:23 am GMT+7

Phu Quoc casino gets nod, Vietnamese can gamble there

A Vingroup-invested firm has been allowed to include a casino in a hotel-amusement complex on Vietnam's largest island Phu Quoc.
November 22, 2018 | 06:16 pm GMT+7

Death toll jumps to 384 after tsunami, quake in Indonesia

The death toll from the earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi jumped to 384 on Saturday, authorities said.
September 29, 2018 | 03:12 pm GMT+7

Another island in Vietnam comes out of the shadows

The Hon Xuong Island offers the same beauty as Maldives without the 5-star expense.
September 18, 2018 | 03:48 pm GMT+7

Explore Nha Trang in 36 hours

In 36 hours, you can go diving, visit islands and try the amazing local cuisines.
August 24, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 7.0 quake off Lombok island

Other witnesses said the quake got stronger over several seconds and rattled windows and doors in their frames.
August 05, 2018 | 10:24 pm GMT+7

Rough seas strand thousands on southern Vietnam island

Ships have been ordered not to set sail as the third storm of the year approaches Vietnam, leaving thousands stranded on picturesque Phu Quoc Island.
July 18, 2018 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Power cut prompts tourists to cancel Co To Island visit

Electricity company expects repairs to continue till the end of June, so visitors are rescheduling their vacations.
June 27, 2018 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Flights to Vietnam's Con Dao Island rescheduled for military training

Customers have to fly early in the morning or late at night.
May 29, 2018 | 02:39 pm GMT+7

Philippines closes Boracay to tourists under high security

600 policemen were deployed to perform drills in the witness of startled locals.
April 26, 2018 | 08:46 am GMT+7
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