It’s official: Party chief Trong is Vietnam’s new president

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has taken oath as Vietnam’s new president after a secret vote by the parliament.

President Trong calls for greater vigilance, dedication

President Nguyen Phu Trong has called on the nation to be more vigilant and dutiful than ever as it tackled new ...

Road crash kills two foreign tourists in northern Vietnam

A French woman and a Spanish man were killed in a road accident in Ha Giang Province on Monday.
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Heavy rain lashes Da Nang, exposes massive coastal erosion

My Khe, Da Nang's most popular beach, was ravaged by heavy rains early Monday morning, exposing ...
05:00 pm GMT+7

Four Chinese jailed in Vietnam for stealing with fake ATM cards

Four Chinese men were handed down jail sentences in Ha Long Monday for using fake credit cards to ...
02:31 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man arrested with lion, warthog body parts at Kenyan airport

A Vietnamese national was detained at Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Monday for ...
11:18 am GMT+7

Bad to worse: Hoi An’s iconic 400-year-old bridge stinks

Hoi An’s most famous landmark spans a canal that has become a stinking sewer.
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Vietnam’s grand illusions about industry 4.0

The fourth industrial revolution is just a notion, not a magic wand, and businesses need to keep ...
08:57 am GMT+7

Vietnam dismisses former information minister with retrospective effect

Former information minister Nguyen Bac Son has been retrospectively dismissed from the post, the ...
October 22, 2018 | 08:27 pm GMT+7

History in the making: Party chief set to become Vietnam’s new president

Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong was the only presidential candidate announced by the National Assembly ...
October 22, 2018 | 05:34 pm GMT+7

Malaysia arrests 8 Vietnamese for liquor, wildlife trafficking

Eight Vietnamese fishermen have been arrested for smuggling over $72,000 worth of liquor and exotic ...
October 22, 2018 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Piece of the moon on display at Vietnam pagoda complex

A piece of the moon sold at auction will now go on display at the Tam Chuc Pagoda Complex in ...
October 22, 2018 | 02:04 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese frigate docks in China for naval exercise

Vietnamese frigate 015 Tran Hung Dao will participate in a joint naval exercise with ASEAN nations ...
October 22, 2018 | 11:31 am GMT+7

One dead, many injured as Saigon drunk driver crashes car into motorbikes

A BMW car slammed into several motorbikes at an intersection in Saigon Sunday night, killing one ...
October 22, 2018 | 09:52 am GMT+7

'Insurance gap' threatens disaster-vulnerable poor nations: Lloyd's

Disaster-prone developing nations, including Vietnam, are exposed to crippling losses because they ...
October 22, 2018 | 08:52 am GMT+7
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