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Conquering a wild mountain peak in northern Vietnam

Standing at 3,049 m, Putaleng is Vietnam's second highest peak after Fansipan.

Four sixth graders drown in northern Vietnam

Four sixth grade school girls drowned in Lao Cai Province Saturday after going swimming in a local stream.

Vietnamese student wins third prize at US science competition

A 12th grade student has won third prize at the world’s largest pre-college science contest in the U.S.
May 21, 2019 | 07:43 am GMT+7

Vietnam plans new northern railroad route to China

Vietnam is considering building a railroad route connecting Hanoi with a Chinese border county.
March 14, 2019 | 10:13 am GMT+7

After 16 years of tears, woman gets back daughter trafficked to China

During Tet, the Lunar New Year holiday, the makeshift home of Khoi in Hai Phong City, 121 km east of Hanoi, is overflowing with joy.
February 10, 2019 | 09:35 am GMT+7

Moon bear freed after 15 years of captivity in northern Vietnam

A bile farm owner in Lao Cai Province has voluntarily handed over a moon bear he had caged for 15 years.
September 27, 2018 | 04:58 pm GMT+7

Vietnam Mountain Marathon runs through stunning landscapes

Around 3,400 runners from over 50 countries and territories were treated to breathtaking vistas in Sa Pa last weekend.
September 24, 2018 | 10:11 am GMT+7

Traffic mishap closes 38km stretch of expressway in northern Vietnam

A 38km long section of the Noi Bai-Lao Cai Expressway has been closed to traffic after an accident rendered it unusable.
September 07, 2018 | 08:03 am GMT+7

Northern Vietnam province wants dual-purpose airport near popular travel spot

Lao Cai Province in the northern highlands has proposed that an airport be built near Sa Pa, one of Vietnam’s top tourist attractions.
July 30, 2018 | 07:54 am GMT+7

Floods, landslides in northern Vietnam kill 23, leave 10 missing

UPDATED: Rescue efforts are underway but access to several of the worst hit areas has been cut. 
June 28, 2018 | 06:35 am GMT+7

Landslide kills 3 at construction site in northern Vietnam

The workers were building a wall designed to protect people from the type of disaster that killed them.
April 15, 2018 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

A touch of heaven: chasing clouds on Vietnam’s roof

Hop on a motorbike and take a trip into the surreal world of Vietnam's northern mountains.
January 03, 2018 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

Lao Cai-Hanoi train derails entering station

The line remains open, but police are investigating the incident.
August 06, 2017 | 04:20 pm GMT+7

Brief hailstorms take northern Vietnam by surprise

A resident in Hanoi's outskirt district says it has been 15 years since he saw such big hailstones.
April 22, 2017 | 01:37 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese human trafficker shot dead in Chinese police raid

The 24-year-old man was said to have 'fiercely resisted' arrest, forcing Chinese police to kill him on the spot.
April 07, 2017 | 06:39 pm GMT+7
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