Road crashes claim nearly 200 lives during Vietnam's Tet holiday

Police say that alcohol was once again to blame for many of the incidents.

Coming decades vital for future sea level rise: study

Sea level rise by 2300 is likely to wreak havoc in the mega-deltas of Bangladesh, Vietnam, India and Egypt.

Lesser known N Korea cyber-spy group goes international: report

APT37 had spied on South Korean targets since at least 2012 but has expanded its scope to Japan, ...
08:31 am GMT+7

To Vietnam's forest rangers, Tet means high season for illegal logging

While many are enjoying the most important holiday with their families, these rangers have spent ...
February 20, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Philippines' Duterte plays down China military facilities in disputed sea

He also cracked a joke offering the Philippines to become a province of China.
February 20, 2018 | 12:45 pm GMT+7

'Happy New Year!', with a bittersweet smile

How a song by Swedish group ABBA reveals a turbulent period of Hanoi history.
February 19, 2018 | 07:41 pm GMT+7

Four Vietnamese arrested in Japan for alleged cryptocurrency account selling

They are accused of having illegally sold the account to a crime group.
February 19, 2018 | 07:20 pm GMT+7

Road crashes kill 70 Vietnamese in two days of Tet

The casualties were 50 percent above average as the big holiday involves a lot of drinking and ...
February 17, 2018 | 02:36 pm GMT+7

Philippines, China eye joint exploration in disputed waters

The two countries, with competing claims to the South China Sea, are hoping talks will open the ...
February 17, 2018 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Police arrest suspect behind the murder of family of 5 in Saigon

The suspect is an 18-year-old worker at the family's welding shop.
February 16, 2018 | 07:40 pm GMT+7

Saigon’s downtown turns into sea of garbage after Lunar New Year’s Eve

Straight after the firework display on the eve of the new lunar year, many people left piles of ...
February 16, 2018 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Party chief greets Year of the Dog with locals around Hanoi's iconic lake

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong visted Sword Lake on the eve ...
February 16, 2018 | 10:27 am GMT+7

Fireworks light up the sky as Vietnam welcomes Lunar New Year

Vietnamese across the country greeted the new lunar year with fireworks, traditional food offerings ...
February 16, 2018 | 07:43 am GMT+7

5 found dead in suspected murder in Saigon house

A couple and their three children were found dead around the house, their bodies decomposing.
February 15, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

'US presence matters' says admiral on carrier in East Sea

The United States is sending its aircraft carrier on a mission through the contested waters, which ...
February 15, 2018 | 03:39 pm GMT+7
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