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Vietnam adds cameras, brake valves following series of train derailments

Speedy drivers and poor infrastructure were blamed for a number of incidents last month.

1,000 workers flee blaze at Nike, Adidas shoe factory in Saigon

No one was hurt and firefighters are investigating the cause.

Take a look at the future of Ha Long Bay's cruise ships

Tour operators have been given three designs to choose from to replace their old wooden junks with metal cruisers.
August 11, 2017 | 04:56 pm GMT+7

'No-hands' bus driver caught on camera using cellphone on high-speed Vietnam expressway

The man, flagged for a 'serious' violation, has been suspended and faces a fine of up to $35.
August 02, 2017 | 02:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnam beats France to crack China's top 10 travel destinations

With 200 million Chinese tourists expected to make outbound trips in 2020, Vietnam is set to become even more popular.
July 21, 2017 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Foreigner beaten by five men after minor road accident in popular Vietnam resort town

The latest in a string of incidents of foreigners being attacked in Vietnam.
July 10, 2017 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

American tourist stabbed to death on Saigon backpacker street

Police have launched a manhunt for a Vietnamese suspect.
June 23, 2017 | 03:14 pm GMT+7

Hundreds evacuated from Saigon port as midnight fire breaks out

It took firefighters three hours to put out the blaze at the port in District 4.
June 23, 2017 | 09:35 am GMT+7

Mind your step in Saigon

Has one tourist’s misfortune opened the doors to improved safety on Saigon’s streets?
April 12, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese air traffic controllers suspended for sleeping on duty, leaving shift

Two VietJet Air flights lost contact with the officers earlier this month.
March 22, 2017 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Polish man who died near Vietnam waterfall bought tour from illegal guide

Police say the travel agency is not authorized to organize adventure tours for foreign tourists.
February 24, 2017 | 08:12 pm GMT+7

14 foreign tourists rescued from Ha Long cruise ship blaze

The boat sank quickly after flames tore through it on Tuesday morning, once again raising safety questions in one of Vietnam's top destinations.
January 10, 2017 | 11:16 am GMT+7

Midnight fire kills 6 in Saigon alley

Four people managed to escape from the second floor when raging flames quickly engulfed the house in District 3.
December 16, 2016 | 09:21 am GMT+7

Hot mess: Hanoi's electrical wiring shocks engineering world

A spaghetti street installation in the city took 3rd place among the most dangerous examples of wiring.
December 05, 2016 | 05:12 pm GMT+7

Diving 'instructors' out of their depth in Nha Trang

Careful whose hands you put your life into before you dive into the deep.
August 06, 2016 | 07:30 am GMT+7