The plight of human trafficking survivors: Back from hell but to what?

Nguyen Thi Bien cannot speak Vietnamese properly since she was trafficked to China 28 years ago and virtually lost her mother tongue.

Saigon to plant trees along metro line next year

Saigon will plant trees over 14 kilometers along Metro Line 1 in 2020, says a senior railway official.

Rare mouse-deer spotted in Vietnam forest after 30 years

The rare and elusive silver-backed chevrotain or Vietnamese mouse-deer has been seen roaming in the coastal forests of southern Vietnam after 30 years.
November 12, 2019 | 05:03 pm GMT+7

Cop suspended for slapping salesman in northern Vietnam

A senior cop has been suspended for a month for throwing trash at one staff and slapping another at a rest stop.
November 12, 2019 | 12:30 pm GMT+7

Swine flu kills woman in Central Highlands

A 37-year-old woman died of swine flu at a hospital in Kon Tum Province in the Central Highlands last Friday.
November 12, 2019 | 11:35 am GMT+7

Hanoi air quality climbs to dangerously high levels

Air pollution returned to dangerous levels this morning throughout Hanoi, according to the Vietnam Environment Administration.
November 12, 2019 | 11:22 am GMT+7

School takes flak for punishing student over defaming Korean band

The Ngo Quyen Secondary School in HCMC has found itself in hot water over ‘offensive’ disciplinary actions against an eighth grader.
November 12, 2019 | 08:02 am GMT+7

Vietnamese Australian jailed for 12 years on terrorism charges

A Vietnamese Australian man and five accomplices were sentenced to various prison terms Monday for planning to overthrow the Vietnamese government.
November 11, 2019 | 06:10 pm GMT+7

Two die in central Vietnam while preparing for storm Nakri

Two men died trying to protect their homes as Storm Nakri devolved into a depression before making landfall in central Vietnam.
November 11, 2019 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Get drastic against plastic, experts advise Hanoi

Hanoi should emulate anti-plastic actions in other cities, like stopping use of bottled water and making packaging firms pay for collection and recycling.
November 11, 2019 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam begins work on $142 mln irrigation system

Construction has begun on a VND3.3 trillion ($142.17 million) irrigation system, integrated into climate crisis management, in Kien Giang Province.
November 11, 2019 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Storm Nakri causes blackouts across central Vietnam

Central Vietnam received heavy rains and suffered widespread blackouts Sunday night as storm Nakri weakened into a tropical depression and approached land.
November 11, 2019 | 02:03 am GMT+7

Armored vehicles dispatched as storm Nakri approaches central Vietnam

With storm Nakri closer to making landfall, ten armored cars have been dispatched to central Vietnam provinces from Quang Ngai to Khanh Hoa.
November 10, 2019 | 08:41 pm GMT+7

Quy Nhon shores up its beaches as storm Nakri threatens

Over 300 people in Quy Nhon have been piling up sand bags and stones on its beaches, as the town braces for Nakri.
November 10, 2019 | 05:33 pm GMT+7

Police catch two men with 72 kg of heroin in northern Vietnam

Dien Bien police caught two men with 72.6 kg of heroin on Saturday, the biggest bust in several years in the mountainous province.
November 10, 2019 | 01:53 pm GMT+7
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