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Storm season on central Vietnam beaches? Head south then

There are many lovely ones, including undiscovered gems

12 endangered turtles released from captivity in Phu Quoc

Authorities in Phu Quoc Island have returned back to the sea 12 olive ridley turtles they had seized from a local ...

Vietnam jails two more men in SEZ protest aftermath

Two men will spend 15 months in jail for disrupting public order during last June’s protest against the special economic zone law.
September 19, 2018 | 07:50 am GMT+7

Another island in Vietnam comes out of the shadows

The Hon Xuong Island offers the same beauty as Maldives without the 5-star expense.
September 18, 2018 | 03:48 pm GMT+7

This house in Vietnam has a fence made of 400 TV sets

As unique as it is, some have raised concern of the environment and health hazard the fence might pose.
September 18, 2018 | 01:28 pm GMT+7

CNN picks Vietnamese island for enjoying autumn on a beach

A CNN advisory urges visitors to enjoy the fall on Vietnam’s sunny Phu Quoc Island.
September 12, 2018 | 11:38 am GMT+7

Where to go on holiday? Vietnam’s beaches

Vacation enthusiasts are busy making travel plans for the three-day-long break to mark Vietnam’s Independence Day on September 2.
August 30, 2018 | 10:44 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s special administrative and economic zones, a close look

The Law on Special Administrative and Economic Zones, once approved, will create a crucial legal platform for special zones to develop.
August 28, 2018 | 12:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnam TV fence grabs media attention

The photograph of a stunning fence of old television sets in southern Vietnam has gone viral within and outside the country.
August 10, 2018 | 07:54 am GMT+7

Noodles don't get any fresher than at this Saigon soup stall

Two things make a soup stall in Ho Chi Minh City stand out - the noodles are made from scratch and the dish has no artificial seasoning. 
July 24, 2018 | 02:47 pm GMT+7

For a cheap, peach of a beach, Vietnam’s the place

Three of the most affordable beaches on earth are in Vietnam, according to TravelBird, a Netherlands-based travel site.
July 21, 2018 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Rough seas strand thousands on southern Vietnam island

Ships have been ordered not to set sail as the third storm of the year approaches Vietnam, leaving thousands stranded on picturesque Phu Quoc Island.
July 18, 2018 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Two Vietnam beaches among world’s top 50

US News lists Nha Trang and Phu Quoc as great seaside spots with white sandy beaches and clear blue waters.
June 19, 2018 | 03:37 pm GMT+7

Vietnam government wants SEZ bill deferred

Seeks more time to make suitable amendments, asks for removal of controversial land lease provision.
June 09, 2018 | 06:55 pm GMT+7

Minister allays sovereignty violation concerns at Vietnam’s SEZs

'Some people are intentionally interpreting the bill that way to drive a wedge between Vietnam and China.'
June 07, 2018 | 09:31 am GMT+7
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