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British tourist stuck in mountain hole in Vietnam for hours now safe

The 49-year-old slipped into a mountain hole at sea and was stuck there for six hours until border guards came to his rescue.

Vietnam on track to lure almost 13 million foreign visitors this year

The record all-time high of 10 million tourists has already been smashed.

North Korea in the fall: Surreal photos of the secretive state taken by a Vietnamese tourist

No awe-inspiring mass dance performances or military parades in Pyongyang. Ngo Quang Minh turned his lens on the countryside of North Korea in the fall.
November 19, 2017 | 09:16 am GMT+7

Spanish traveler dies after driving motorbike off Vietnamese mountain pass

The victim apparently lost control of his motorbike on one of Vietnam's most dangerous passes.
November 10, 2017 | 02:27 pm GMT+7

Following Zurich and Rome, Saigon wants to tax overnight tourists

The city wants to establish its own tourism development fund by charging visitors $1 per night.
October 12, 2017 | 03:24 pm GMT+7

Vietnam seals deal with Chile for visa-free travel

Chile is the 24th country to be granted a visa waiver by Vietnam, the second most difficult country to enter in Southeast Asia.
August 31, 2017 | 05:15 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

Saigon restaurant manager arrested for charging Australian tourist $30,000 for dinner

He has been accused of asking his staff to swipe the tourist’s credit cards several times.
June 30, 2017 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Australian tourist dies of heart attack during Vietnam trip

The 57-year-old man reportedly died an hour after being rushed to hospital with chest pain and breathing difficulty.
June 13, 2017 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Australia, India left out as Vietnam renews visa-free travel for some Europeans

Insiders are unable to push for a wider visa program to include more nationalities.
June 05, 2017 | 03:28 pm GMT+7

Tourism back on track in Vietnam’s pollution-hit provinces

The northern part of the central coast is gradually recovering from the country's worst-ever environmental disaster.
April 28, 2017 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

No speak English: How foreign tourists get lost in translation in Vietnam

Visitors share stories of language barriers.
April 27, 2017 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese tourists are as bad as Chinese visitors, official says

It seems Vietnamese people should read the etiquette guide for tourists more carefully before waving their fingers at foreigners.
April 14, 2017 | 04:28 pm GMT+7

Chinese tour scams cause profit dilemma in Vietnam

Despite possible revenue, cash may not be ending up in Vietnam's state coffers.
April 14, 2017 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Saigon to ban vehicles from Bui Vien backpacker street

Shops and restaurants will be allowed to retake the sidewalks on weekends.
March 26, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7