Staff quitting Hanoi metro line are low-skilled workers, company claims

The state-owned Hanoi Metro Company says not a single highly-skilled technical staff has quit the capital city’s first metro line project.

South Korean man accused of murdering Vietnamese wife

Yangju City police arrested a Korean man Sunday for allegedly murdering his Vietnamese wife and burying her body.

352 unexploded mortar shells, grenades found in southern Vietnam

Sappers have retrieved 352 mortar shells and grenades from a construction site in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province.
05:09 pm GMT+7

Saigon social support employee arrested for abusing teenage inmates

An employee of a social support center in Saigon was arrested on Sunday for allegedly molesting at least six teenage girls at the center.
11:31 am GMT+7

China targets one of Asia's biggest meth cartel: deputy drug tsar

Chinese drug police are working with Mekong countries to strike at the heart of a mega-rich meth syndicate, a senior Beijing drugs tsar said.
09:54 am GMT+7

Expressways that burn up the road between Hanoi and northern provinces

Nine major expressways that cost VND128 trillion ($5.5 billion) have considerably sped up connections between Hanoi and northern localities.
08:10 am GMT+7

Vietnamese students return home as Hong Kong unrest escalates

Vietnam’s Consul General in Hong Kong has helped five Vietnamese students return home as violence spreads to universities in the territory.   
November 17, 2019 | 06:24 pm GMT+7

South Korean man falls to death from Da Nang apartment

The Da Nang police are investigating the death of a South Korean man who fell from the 11th floor of a luxury apartment tower.
November 17, 2019 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam bans drones from airport vicinities

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the Ministry of National Defense to ban all drones within an eight-km radius of airports across the country.
November 17, 2019 | 12:28 pm GMT+7

Public buses fall out of public favor in Saigon

As fewer people in HCMC choose public buses for their regular commute, the service worsens and more commuters drop off.
November 17, 2019 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Staff leave first Hanoi metro line in droves

Hundreds of employees quit Hanoi's Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line last year, tired of repeated delays, suspending the project further.
November 16, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Six Mongolian pickpockets caught in HCMC

HCMC police said Friday they have detained six Mongolians, four men and two women, for pickpocketing Japanese tourists in the downtown area.
November 16, 2019 | 03:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese take advantage of Japan's new skilled worker visa

Vietnamese account for the largest number of new skilled worker visas introduced in April, Japan's immigration agency said.
November 16, 2019 | 09:49 am GMT+7

Well-known lawyer couple found guilty of abetting tax evasion

Tran Vu Hai, a lawyer famous for taking on high-profile cases, and his wife have been found guilty of abetting tax evasion and causing losses to the state budget.
November 15, 2019 | 11:03 pm GMT+7

Consumption tax proposed as Vietnam struggles to fight plastic bag use

Plastic bags should be made more expensive so that people can be dissuaded from using them, a deputy minister has proposed.
November 15, 2019 | 03:37 pm GMT+7
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