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Western European woman killed in Vietnam road crash

A foreign woman was killed and her male friend was seriously injured after a truck slammed into their motorbikes in the northern province of Ninh Binh Tuesday.

Cops seize 39kg of heroin hidden in car on Vietnam expressway

Three men, one Lao and two Vietnamese, were arrested near Hanoi Wednesday while transporting 39.6 kilos (87 pounds) of heroin.

Rough Guides names Ha Long Bay among world’s 100 best places to visit

British travel magazine Rough Guides has voted for Ha Long Bay as one of the 100 most beautiful places to visit next year.
August 07, 2019 | 02:58 pm GMT+7

Northern Vietnam valley unrolls its golden carpet

Rice fields in Bac Son Valley of Lang Son Province, 160 km north of Hanoi, have donned their yellow-gold harvest cloak.
August 05, 2019 | 08:48 pm GMT+7

Ha Long Bay enters global list of best sunrise spots

Microsoft web portal MSN has named Ha Long Bay among the world's 10 most beautiful sunrise spots, based on votes from its readers.
July 24, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s Cao Bang geopark among world’s most beautiful

A UNESCO-recognized geopark in the northern province of Cao Bang has been named among 50 most breathtaking sights in the world.
July 16, 2019 | 08:14 pm GMT+7

Two killed in Hanoi heatwave

Two people have died of heat stroke in Hanoi this month while a third is in a coma.
June 27, 2019 | 01:16 pm GMT+7

Electronics giant Foxconn mulls TV screen plant in Vietnam

The world’s biggest electronics contract manufacturer, Foxconn, is studying the possibility of setting up a $40-million TV screen production plant in northern Vietnam.
June 24, 2019 | 11:54 am GMT+7

Ha Long to launch open-top tour buses

Ha Long Town, home to a world-famous bay, is set to get open-top double-decker buses with a trial run starting on June 18.
June 14, 2019 | 01:21 pm GMT+7

Landslide injures tour guide, Dutch tourist in northern Vietnam

A landslide on the Ma Pi Leng mountain pass in Ha Giang Province injured a Vietnamese tour guide and a Dutch tourist on Friday.
June 01, 2019 | 01:17 pm GMT+7

Three killed as heavy rains drench northern Vietnam

Flooding and landslides triggered by torrential rains in northern provinces have left at least three dead in the last three days.
May 29, 2019 | 06:13 pm GMT+7

Van Don Airport near Ha Long Bay receives first international flight

Van Don International Airport, Vietnam’s first private airport and situated near Ha Long Bay, received its first international flight from China on Monday.
May 28, 2019 | 02:05 pm GMT+7

Ha Long Bay one of world's most photographed cruise destinations

British magazine Woman and Home labeled Ha Long Bay one of the most mentioned global cruise destinations on Instagram.
May 26, 2019 | 01:23 pm GMT+7

Four sixth graders drown in northern Vietnam

Four sixth grade school girls drowned in Lao Cai Province Saturday after going swimming in a local stream.
May 25, 2019 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam Vesak prayer for global peace sets a world record

A mass prayer at the Tam Chuc Pagoda in northern Vietnam, part of the Vesak celebrations, has set a world record.
May 15, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7
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