Saigon market vendors protest stalled upgrade work after handing over $9.8 mln to authorities

It's been four years since the market's 2,000-plus vendors managed to cobble the money together, but all they've seen is customers walking away.

Vietnamese man banned from flying for threatening to set off explosive in airport

The man said he was going to detonate a mine during customs checks at Hanoi's main airport.

Senior Chinese leader says has 'shared destiny' with Vietnam

'The sound and stable development of the bilateral ties will help to solidify the ruling position ...
September 19, 2017 | 04:20 pm GMT+7

Two S.Korean naval ships start four-day visit to central Vietnam

The visit aims to bolster ties between the two countries to celebrate 25 years of diplomatic ...
September 19, 2017 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

More Vietnamese children being trafficked to Scotland: report

Reports suggest they are being smuggled in via Russia to work in cannabis farms and nail salons.
September 19, 2017 | 02:34 pm GMT+7

The coming robot arms race

Humanity might be on the verge of some cataclysmic errors when it comes to artificial intelligence. 
September 19, 2017 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

Embattled Vietnamese official seen in rare public photo after implication in massive graft case

Dinh La Thang's appearances in the media have been rare since he was ousted from the Politburo, but ...
September 19, 2017 | 01:36 pm GMT+7

Malaysian duo arrested with fake bank cards in Saigon

The two men were spotted acting suspiciously and tried to make a break for it when they were ...
September 19, 2017 | 11:43 am GMT+7

Vietnam's ex-president and wife make surprise visit to charity eatery

Truong Tan Sang and his wife paid a rare public visit to a charity eatery and made a personal ...
September 19, 2017 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Is US university education worth all the investment?

There are more Vietnamese students studying in the U.S. than Canadians, but given the costs, is it ...
September 18, 2017 | 08:32 pm GMT+7

Top leaders named and shamed in latest scandal to hit Vietnam's 'most livable city'

The latest developments come after a raft of management scandals that have plagued Da Nang and ...
September 18, 2017 | 06:54 pm GMT+7

New direct air route links Hanoi, China’s Jiangxi Province

Travel time from Hanoi to Jiangxi will be shortened from six hours to three hours.
September 18, 2017 | 05:49 pm GMT+7

Saigon plans congestion charge to combat traffic chaos

The charge could come into force at the same time the city's first metro line is launched in 2020.
September 18, 2017 | 05:10 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to spend $12mln preparing former US air base for dioxin cleanup campaign

Just outside Saigon, Bien Hoa Airport has the highest contamination levels of the deadly toxin in ...
September 18, 2017 | 03:43 pm GMT+7

Hanoi’s five-year-delayed sky train misses yet another deadline as funds from China dry up

Work will not be completed until China coughs up the $250 million in ODA it agreed to loan Vietnam ...
September 18, 2017 | 12:54 pm GMT+7