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Vietnamese province proceeds with controversial ladder plan in world’s largest cave

Authorities claim the 100m ladder that has been bolted to a rock face for visitors to climb will have an 'insignificant' impact on Son Doong.

Vietnam’s PM endorses cable car plan to world famous cave system

The announcement comes on the heels of government assurance that Phong Nha-Ke Bang will be safe from construction ...

Another Vietnamese arrested for allegedly plotting to 'overthrow government'

The man is accused of being the key member of an anti-state organization.
August 05, 2017 | 10:59 pm GMT+7

Mass grave of 150 skeletons discovered in central Vietnam

The remains probably belong to anti-French insurgents and date back to the 19th century.
May 29, 2017 | 03:10 pm GMT+7

Tourism back on track in Vietnam’s pollution-hit provinces

The northern part of the central coast is gradually recovering from the country's worst-ever environmental disaster.
April 28, 2017 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to keep Paradise Cave off global beauty contest over safety concerns

The proposal to use the cave as venue for a beauty contest has been rejected following concerns among locals and conservationists.
April 18, 2017 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Beauty contest planned inside Vietnam’s famous Paradise Cave causes worry

It’s not just another day in Paradise.
March 22, 2017 | 09:59 am GMT+7

Not for the faint-hearted: Four Vietnam caves that will test your mettle

Quang Binh Province, the land of caves, has some cheaper alternatives from Son Doong, if you're up to the challenge.
March 19, 2017 | 07:51 pm GMT+7

Good hearts: This Vietnamese girl is raised by 20 wonderful doctors

The orphan has called home a hospital in Quang Binh province, and the staff her parents.
February 20, 2017 | 06:44 pm GMT+7

Home to world’s largest cave Son Doong gearing up for tourism boom

Quang Binh is looking to cash in on King Kong, new flights and of course, Son Doong.
February 20, 2017 | 02:30 pm GMT+7

Flooded schools in central Vietnam rush to get back to normal

A clean-up operation is already underway to clear mud and muck from schools.
October 17, 2016 | 11:32 am GMT+7

Death toll rises to 21 as floods engulf central Vietnam

An incoming typhoon could add to the already fatal disaster.
October 16, 2016 | 02:53 pm GMT+7

Deadly floods blamed on hydropower power plants in central Vietnam

Two plants discharged up to 2,000 cubic meters of water a second.
October 16, 2016 | 11:51 am GMT+7

Province drowns as non-stop rains, floods hit central Vietnam

Thousands of houses in Quang Binh have been submerged and transport disrupted.
October 15, 2016 | 10:09 am GMT+7

Severe floods turn houses into islets in central Vietnam

It’s one of the worst natural disasters ever in Quang Binh Province.
October 15, 2016 | 04:24 pm GMT+7