US to bolster maritime support for Vietnam, with possible warship visit this summer

The U.S. Navy is planning two major port calls in central Vietnam this year as it seeks to strengthen maritime relations, a U.S. admiral said.

UNESCO to honor Vietnamese educator Chu Van An

UNESCO will commemorate Vietnamese teacher Chu Van An on the occasion of his 650th death anniversary next year.

More kids, seniors visit Saigon hospitals as mercury soars

With temperatures soaring to 37 degrees Celsius, Saigon hospitals are seeing a rise in children and ...
April 18, 2019 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Saigon heat wave takes UV index to dangerous levels

Amid a heat wave, the ultraviolet index in HCMC has risen to extreme levels, posing skin cancer ...
April 18, 2019 | 10:58 am GMT+7

Cybersecurity official: international bookmakers operate out of Vietnam

There are over 30 international bookmakers with an online presence in Vietnam, a top cybersecurity ...
April 18, 2019 | 09:29 am GMT+7

Patrick Leahy: War legacies and the expanding US-Vietnam partnership

When I became a senator for Vermont in 1975, one of the first votes I cast was for a law to stop ...
April 18, 2019 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Central Vietnam salt field yields a ton of crystal meth

Police in Nghe An Province seized a ton of suspected crystal meth dumped near a salt field on ...
April 17, 2019 | 08:08 pm GMT+7

Cancer killed over 300 Vietnamese every day in 2018: study

Almost 115,000 Vietnamese died of cancer last year, or over 300 a day, and the number of new cases ...
April 17, 2019 | 07:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam hosts training course for UN logistics officers

A training course for United Nations logistics officers began in Hanoi on Tuesday, with 13 ...
April 17, 2019 | 11:53 am GMT+7

Drug-resistant E. coli found in Vietnam

A strain of the dangerous E. coli bacterium has been found to be resistant to carbapenems, used ...
April 17, 2019 | 10:43 am GMT+7

Malaysia arrests Vietnam poachers, seizes tiger, bear parts

Malaysian authorities have arrested two suspected poachers from Vietnam and seized body parts from ...
April 17, 2019 | 08:11 am GMT+7

14 Lao tourists hospitalized with food poisoning symptoms in central Vietnam

Da Nang City authorities are investigating the hospitalization of 14 Lao tourists with food ...
April 16, 2019 | 04:47 pm GMT+7

Police seize 600 kilos of meth in Vietnam

Five people were arrested in central Vietnam on Monday as police made one of the largest drug busts ...
April 16, 2019 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

77 architects file petition against Da Lat makeover plan

Seventy seven Vietnamese architects have signed a petition calling for reconsideration of a plan to ...
April 16, 2019 | 11:06 am GMT+7

Man caught on film trying to molest young girl in Hanoi alley

The Hanoi police have arrested a man who was caught on camera trying to molest an 11-year-old girl ...
April 16, 2019 | 09:56 am GMT+7
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