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Vietnamese thirst for overseas travel grows in tandem with expanding economy: Visa

The country's emerging ranks of globetrotters are also forecast to spend bigger on foreign holidays.

French passenger dies on flight from Hanoi to Paris

The cause of death is still unknown, but authorities have confirmed her travel companion was a doctor.

Da Lat restaurant suspended for 7 days for beating customer unconscious

One of the eatery's employees has also been fined $110 for assaulting the Vietnamese American tourist.
March 11, 2018 | 08:54 am GMT+7

Microsoft uploads Vietnamese to text-to-speech translator

Tourists can now just type into the Microsoft Translator app and switch on the audio to be heard.
March 09, 2018 | 05:04 pm GMT+7

American national knocked out after food complaints at Vietnam restaurant

Arguments over food quality at a Da Lat restaurant escalated into violence and left at least one female tourist beaten unconscious.
March 08, 2018 | 09:32 pm GMT+7

HCMC secures $5 billion from Canadian fund for Mekong Delta rail link

The 200kph train journey will cut travel time from HCMC to Can Tho to just 40 minutes if the project gets the green light.
March 08, 2018 | 10:58 am GMT+7

Taxi driver rips off American tourists in Hanoi

It's the second time the driver has been caught trying to charge foreigners 10 times the meter fee.
March 07, 2018 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Mental patient sneaks onto Vietnamese aircraft without ticket

Airport security were called after the man scaled a wall and managed to board a plane.
March 05, 2018 | 11:12 am GMT+7

5 mountain passes that will leave you gobsmacked in Vietnam

Adventure is out there on these heady paths across Vietnam's highlands.
March 02, 2018 | 05:56 pm GMT+7

Tired of thick snow and frostbite? Vietnam has the answer to your winter blues

'Winter is here' rarely makes sense in Vietnam, where the sun isn't scared to shine.
March 02, 2018 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Foreign visitors to Vietnam surge 30 pct in first two months of 2018

The country has pinned its hopes on the booming tourism industry driving its economic growth.
March 01, 2018 | 05:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese passport makes minor gain, still among world’s least powerful

Most economies are opening up, but some countries such as the U.S. have adopted a more 'immigration-hostile policy.'
March 01, 2018 | 10:32 am GMT+7

Vietnamese resort town Hoi An tells bars to tone it down, close by midnight

An entertainment hub away from the town center is in the planning to cater for late-night revelers.
February 27, 2018 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese flight delayed for hours after passenger opens emergency exit

The passenger has been fined $660 by aviation authorities.
February 23, 2018 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese workers become internet stars in Taiwan after giving up train seat for toddlers

A photo of one man sitting on the other's lap next to a small girl has won them a lot of love.
February 23, 2018 | 11:46 am GMT+7
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