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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.

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.

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

Vietnam fines 4 Chinese nationals for illegal entry

The visitors said they just planned to stay for one day to visit the popular Ha Long Bay.
February 21, 2017 | 03:48 pm GMT+7

Australian tourist found dead in Ha Long Bay

Investigators suspect that he fell off a cruise ship.
February 06, 2017 | 03:26 pm GMT+7

Taking an eco-bus around Saigon

A green ride through the city center costs only VND6,000 – 27 cents.
February 06, 2017 | 01:34 pm GMT+7

Five-star hotel fined $885 as Vietnam probes food poisoning of 34 Japanese students

Inspectors have found various food safety violations at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, but no conclusion on the case has been announced.
November 24, 2016 | 10:21 am GMT+7

Vietnam port owner plans to sting tourists for extra cash

Visitors to World Heritage Site Halong Bay will have yet another fee to pay.
October 17, 2016 | 04:31 pm GMT+7