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Young South Koreans make a beeline for Vietnam as jobs dry up at home

A bad job crunch is pushing many South Koreans to seek employment abroad, and Vietnam is a favored posting.

Vietnam to welcome a record 4 million South Koreans this year

The number of South Koreans visiting Vietnam is set to see a 30 percent year-on-year increase this year.

South Korean man arrested with 400 used mobile phones at Saigon airport

A South Korean visitor was detained on Monday at HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat Airport with more than 400 used cell phones.  
May 21, 2019 | 08:52 am GMT+7

Three South Koreans detained for running online gambling ring

Police have busted an online gambling ring worth $7.3 million run for South Koreans living in Vietnam.
April 20, 2019 | 09:02 pm GMT+7

Da Nang jails three transgender women preying on foreign tourists

A Da Nang court sentenced three transgender women to varying prison terms on Thursday for stealing phones and cash from foreign tourists.
March 17, 2019 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Holiday rush spurs more international flights to Da Nang

Da Nang’s increasing popularity among foreigners has prompted several budget air carriers to add more flights to the city.
March 12, 2019 | 08:19 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese tour guide killed, 7 South Koreans injured in bus accident

A Vietnamese tour guide died and seven South Korean tourists were hospitalized after their bus plunged off a road in Binh Thuan Saturday.
March 09, 2019 | 05:27 pm GMT+7

11 South Koreans injured in central Vietnam bus-truck collision

11 South Koreans were hospitalized Monday after a bus-truck collision near the Hai Van Tunnel in central Vietnam.
February 18, 2019 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

Two Koreas to pledge road, rail links on divided peninsula

A South Korean delegation left for North Korea on Wednesday to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for reconnecting roads and railways across the divided peninsula.
December 26, 2018 | 09:34 am GMT+7

Saigon hotel fined for ‘sexy’ services in unlicensed karaoke parlor

A raid on a Saigon downtown hotel found around 60 waitresses in skimpy clothes “playing” with South Korean guests.
December 01, 2018 | 09:21 pm GMT+7

Da Nang a top summer draw for South Koreans

South Koreans expected to surpass Chinese tourists as biggest group of visitors soon.
June 07, 2018 | 01:03 pm GMT+7

Foreign tourist arrivals skyrocket in Vietnam

South Korean visitor number jumped a massive 67 percent in the first four months of the year.
May 02, 2018 | 12:57 pm GMT+7

Taxi driver fired for ripping off Korean tourists in central Vietnam

The tourists received a refund and free rides after their complaint was shared on Facebook.
January 25, 2018 | 05:47 pm GMT+7

S.Korean man arrested for murder of woman in Saigon

Police suspect that he was raping the woman and killed her when she resisted.
January 04, 2018 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnam remains most popular choice in Southeast Asia for S Korean travelers: report

South Koreans can now visit Vietnam for 15 days and are the second biggest group of visitors to the country after Chinese travelers.
December 20, 2017 | 02:12 pm GMT+7
 
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