Weekly roundup: Corruption trials, cryptocurrency scam, Hanoi bus tour and more

August 4, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.

Weekly roundup: Corruption trials, cryptocurrency scam, Hanoi bus tour and more

Hopping on and off a big red bus in Hanoi

Get inspired by daring Vietnamese women, reflect on war and peace, mingle with the crowds and experience some tranquility as VnExpress International takes a double-decker tour.

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CEO absconds as another cryptocurrency firm implodes in Vietnam

Over a dozen investors of a cryptocurrency mining company have claimed to be victims of a fraud case after the company's director went missing, allegedly with their money.

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Vietnamese real estate tycoon gets 9 years in prison for revealing state secrets

A real estate tycoon and two former police officials are to be jailed for 6-9 years for “deliberatly disclosing state secrets.”

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Groom among dead as minibus-truck collision kills 13 in central Vietnam

Thirteen people were killed after a minibus and a container truck collided in Quang Nam Province early Monday morning.

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Three days to be enchanted by Vietnam's untouched island paradise

Phu Quy, 120 kilometers (74 miles) from Phan Thiet resort town in the south-central province of Binh Thuan, is not big or crowded like its better-known counterparts Phu Quoc and Nam Du.

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10 places to eat the night away in Saigon

Night is when Saigon food lovers go out and search for some serious eats.

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Vietnam's motorbike market bucks saturation forecasts

The motorbike market in Vietnam is growing steadily, proving saturation forecasters wrong, industry insiders say.

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‘Little Baldy’ first military head to roll in Vietnam’s corruption crackdown

A Vietnamese military court on Tuesday sentenced former colonel Dinh Ngoc He to 12 years in jail.

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Floods hit Mekong Delta farmers after Laos dam bursts

Thousands of hectares of crops have been damaged in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta as flooding has come earlier than expected.

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Government not to extend deadline for solar power pricing incentives

The government has rejected a proposal by two ministries to extend pricing incentives for solar power projects in Ninh Thuan Province.

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Hanoi nude exhibition does not go far enough, artists say

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When paddy fields cast a golden glow in northern Vietnam

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