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Quang Ninh to ban overnight cruises and wooden boats in Ha Long Bay

An overnight stay on a wooden ship in the scenic Ha Long Bay will soon become a memory, according to northern province Quang Ninh's authorities.

Everest safety under scrutiny as third climber dies in as many days

A 43-year-old Indian mountaineer has died while descending from the summit of Mount Everest, in the third fatality on the world's tallest mountain in as many days since climbing resumed after last year's avalanche tragedy at Base Camp.

Clinton attacks Trump's foreign policy as a threat to U.S. safety

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton lambasted Donald Trump's foreign policy platform as "dangerously incoherent" in a speech on Thursday that cast her Republican rival as both a frightening and laughable figure.
June 03, 2016 | 08:08 am 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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
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