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Man sentenced to 14 years in jail for attempted subversion

A retired primary school teacher will spend 14 years in prison for trying to ‘overthrow’ the government.

Super Typhoon Mangkhut to let off Vietnam lightly

Weakening en route to China’s Guangdong Province, Super Typhoon Mangkhut could trigger heavy downpours in north ...

Vietnam’s mud ball wrestling a unique world tradition

An ancient wrestling ritual in north Vietnam is one of the world’s most extraordinary traditions, the National Geographic reports.
September 17, 2018 | 02:31 pm GMT+7

Truck-bus collision kills 13 in northern Vietnam

13 people died and three others were severely injured as a truck-bus crash threw both vehicles off a highway in Lai Chau Saturday.
September 15, 2018 | 12:36 pm GMT+7

One-day tour to Ninh Binh, aka Ha Long Bay on land

It is no exaggeration to describe Ninh Binh, 60 miles to the south of Hanoi, as “heaven on earth.”
August 19, 2018 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam mobilizes half a million people as Bebinca gets close

With typhoon Bebinca set to make landfall Friday morning, Vietnamese authorities are mobilizing all forces to mitigate its impacts.
August 16, 2018 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Residents evacuate in a hurry as homes collapse in northern Vietnam

Several dozen houses have collapsed and are in danger of collapsing into the Da River in Hoa Binh Province.
July 31, 2018 | 08:07 pm GMT+7

Riverside erosion pulls down five houses in northern Vietnam

The lives of dozens of families in Hoa Binh are at threat after five houses collapsed into the Da River on Monday.
July 31, 2018 | 01:24 pm GMT+7

Northern Vietnam told to brace for more torrential rain

A tropical depression off China’s Leizhou Peninsula, is set to cause heavy downpours in Vietnam’s northern highlands.
July 24, 2018 | 05:14 pm GMT+7

Flash floods leave northern Vietnamese high and dry

Storm Son Tinh turned into a depression as it made landfall last week, but it has still left many dead, missing and homeless in northern Vietnam.
July 23, 2018 | 05:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese nurse who caused genital warts outbreak to face trial

A Vietnamese nurse can be prosecuted for providing unlicensed medical checks and treatment that caused infection to 103 children.
July 15, 2018 | 07:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam farmers switch to night shift to escape scorching sun

The sweltering conditions have forced farmers in northern Vietnam to work at night to avoid exposure to extreme heat.
July 07, 2018 | 06:55 pm GMT+7

Days after deadly landslides, Vietnamese still digging up pieces

They've got their hands and eyes red looking for family members who were swept away in the horrifying floods.
June 28, 2018 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Floods, landslides in northern Vietnam kill 23, leave 10 missing

UPDATED: Rescue efforts are underway but access to several of the worst hit areas has been cut. 
June 28, 2018 | 06:35 am GMT+7

Flash floods ravage northern Vietnam

Houses were collapsed and traffic was paralyzed by the heavy rains, causing a VND 160 billion ($7 million) damage cost.
June 26, 2018 | 10:17 am GMT+7
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