Weekly roundup: Holiday stress, pollution deaths, 'bikini airline' and more

January 21, 2017 | 06:50 am GMT+7
Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.
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Saigon airport overloaded as families flock to pick up relatives from abroad

Welcome parties greeting relatives returning for Tet have strained Tan Son Nhat's facilities to bursting.

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Grab your bags and run: How Saigon airport congestion triggers holiday stress

A sea of vehicles surrounding Tan Son Nhat means check-in these days often begins with a frantic dash down the street.

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Scientists warn of pollution-related deaths in Indonesia, Vietnam

Unless new coal plants in energy hungry SE Asia are scrapped, more will die.

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When Trump starts being a threat to the Vietnamese way of life

Trump may seem entertaining, but his madness won't mean anything good for Vietnam.

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Overseas ambitions test Vietnam's 'bikini airline' amid skepticism over growth

VietJet's CEO plans to push into China, Australia and Russia.

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On the beers in Vietnam?

Vietnamese nhau means 'eating and drinking for no particular purpose'.

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Eating the Vietnamese New Year

Believe it or not, Tet is very much about how much you can stomach.

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When is the best time for your dream trip to Vietnam's Ha Long Bay?

Lonely Planet has named the Vietnamese natural wonder among the best destinations for a 'stunning escape' in 2017.

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Turkey’s targeted teachers find refuge in Vietnam

'I’m happy in Vietnam; this is a peaceful country.'

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Ho Chi Minh City named world’s 2nd most dynamic city

Technology and innovation propel the economic hub and Hanoi into the top 10 of fastest changing cities around the world.

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Experts 'greatly disappointed' by yet another Mekong hydropower dam

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Vietnamese Kitchen Gods: A love affair retold

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