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Foreign woman killed in central Vietnam road accident

A foreign woman died and several of her companions were seriously injured in a central Vietnam road accident Friday.

Popularity is its own enemy: Hoi An overrun by tourist buses

Visitor numbers tripled last year and authorities admit they have been unable to cope.

The coracle 'miracle': How quid fishing boats are made

Making boats to fish for squid is painstaking work, but they are hardy vessels, enduring for 3-5 years.
November 09, 2018 | 11:20 am GMT+7

Vietnam jails rapist primary school teacher for 24 years

A Quang Nam court has sentenced a teacher to 24 years in jail for sexually assaulting three third grade students.
November 03, 2018 | 08:21 pm GMT+7

Young Vietnamese boy bears most onerous burdens with a smile

Deserted by the father when his mother died, a 12-year-old boy has shown incredible resilience in the face of overwhelming odds.
October 27, 2018 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Central Vietnam expressway traversed a rough path, remains rough

After five years of ups and downs, the $1.4-billion Da Nang – Quang Ngai Expressway has been completed, or not.
October 18, 2018 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Quang Nam on a plate in faraway Saigon

A tiny eatery in Tan Binh District is very popular because of the authenticity of its food
September 26, 2018 | 12:37 pm GMT+7

Central Vietnam joins the expressway club

Following the northern and southern regions, central Vietnam has got its own expressway, shortening travel time between key localities.
September 06, 2018 | 08:56 pm GMT+7

Vietnam province scrambles to save endangered monkey

A central Vietnam province is trying to buy back acacia plantations to save critically endangered douc langurs.
August 10, 2018 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

Groom among dead as minibus-truck collision kills 13 in central Vietnam

Thirteen people were killed after a minibus and a container truck collided in Quang Nam Province early Monday morning.
July 30, 2018 | 10:27 am GMT+7

Central Vietnam trembles as twin earthquakes rock hydropower dam area

Two earthquakes occurred in the area of the notorious Song Tranh 2 Hydropower Plant in Quang Nam Province on Saturday morning.
July 28, 2018 | 06:06 pm GMT+7

Hoi An an ideal place to take it easy

CNN lists the ancient town in central Vietnam as one of 16 best places in the world to relax and unwind.
July 10, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Hoi An rejects cable car project to preserve land, protect heritage image

If approved, the project would cost around $96 million and use up 100 hectares of land, including farmland.
July 06, 2018 | 08:45 am GMT+7

Dirty dozen: Taiwanese extortionists, Vietnamese accomplices arrested

In just two months, the gang had swindled $306,700 from gullible victims.
June 19, 2018 | 12:56 pm GMT+7

Rooting for an organic wonder in central Vietnam

The ‘Vietnamese ginseng,’ grown in sylvan surroundings in Quang Nam Province, can fetch up to $4,400 per kilogram.
June 17, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7
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