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Da Nang a big draw for South Koreans celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival

South Koreans are heavily favoring Da Nang as a Mid-Autumn Festival holiday destination, according to travel search engine Skyscanner.

Surge of Thai visitors lifts Da Nang hopes for tourism market diversity

Da Nang, which wants to reduce its dependence on Chinese and South Korean tourists, is seeing a jump in the number of Thai visitors.

Vietnam a magnet for South Korean travelers: report

Vietnam is among the top three overseas travel destinations for South Koreans in 2019, a new report says.
July 31, 2019 | 01:56 pm GMT+7

Men jailed for snatching handbag from S Korean woman in Saigon

A court in HCMC sentenced two Vietnamese men to four years in jail each Wednesday for snatching a handbag from a South Korean woman last year.
June 20, 2019 | 07:59 am GMT+7

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.
June 11, 2019 | 01:47 pm GMT+7

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.
May 22, 2019 | 07:30 am GMT+7

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
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