Hanoi warehouse fire consigns neighbors to life in mask

Residents in Hanoi's Ha Dinh Ward have to wear masks to avoid the toxic fallout of the Rang Dong light bulb warehouse fire last Wednesday.

Hanoians laboring outdoors find mobile oasis really cool

The Vietnam Red Cross has mobilized a minivan to provide Hanoians working outdoors with much-needed respite from sweltering heat.

Ho Chi Minh City raids largest dog meat market

As part of controversial moves to limit or stop dog meat consumption, a Saigon market was raided on Tuesday.
September 20, 2018 | 02:29 pm GMT+7

US sailors seek to build ties in historic Vietnam visit

Sailors aboard a U.S. aircraft carrier took part in cultural activities with locals in the Vietnamese city of Da Nang on Tuesday.
March 07, 2018 | 08:33 am GMT+7

5 ways Vietnam's government is tightening internet control

From a cybersecurity bill to a 10,000-strong cyber warfare unit, Vietnam is determined to 'protect its sovereignty online.'
January 17, 2018 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Plastic bags coat Saigon's walking street after raving NYE party

It's filthy but not an uncommon sight. 
January 01, 2018 | 12:27 pm GMT+7

Southern Vietnam prepares for Typhoon Tembin to hit late on Christmas

Tough measures have been enforced to evacuate residents in the Mekong Delta, which is highly vulnerable to landslides. 
December 25, 2017 | 06:17 pm GMT+7

HCMC puts the future of e-governance to the test

District 12 is applying the latest tech apps to simplify long-winded admin procedures. 
December 13, 2017 | 02:43 pm GMT+7

Saigon residents wrestle with high tides, again

Locals sip tea while the high tides engulf streets and houses in Nha Be District. 
December 07, 2017 | 11:13 am GMT+7

Lingering protest against controversial station exacts heavy toll on Vietnam highway

Traffic chaos has besieged National Highway 1 in Tien Giang Province as drivers try to disrupt services at the toll station.
December 03, 2017 | 07:59 pm GMT+7

Wartime bomb discovered in Hanoi a stark reminder of a lethal Vietnam War legacy

An estimated 800,000 tons of unexploded ordnance still remain scattered across Vietnam, killing and maiming civilians on a regular basis. 
December 01, 2017 | 09:17 am GMT+7

HCMC in strife: Can fresh autonomy solve its problems?

Drugs, pollution and flooding are just some of the issues a new 'smart city' plan is aimed at combating.
November 29, 2017 | 11:28 pm GMT+7

Storm leaves trail of 'devastation' across Saigon

Falling trees have been crushing houses and severing power lines in Vietnam's largest city.
November 19, 2017 | 06:50 pm GMT+7

Wrap-up: Trump's arrival in Vietnam met with excitement and doubt

As Vietnamese people lined the streets of Da Nang to welcome Donald Trump, the TPP countries agreed to forge ahead without the U.S. 
November 13, 2017 | 06:29 pm GMT+7
 
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