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Aerial photo contest winners take Vietnam to ethereal highs

The top ‘Vietnam from above’ contest winners this year capture the beauty of the country's largest waterfall, tallest skyscraper and highest mountain.

Northern Vietnam valley unrolls its golden carpet

Rice fields in Bac Son Valley of Lang Son Province, 160 km north of Hanoi, have donned their yellow-gold harvest ...

Drunken passenger fined for sexual harassment on Vietnam Airlines flight

Aviation authorities have slapped a fine of VND10 million ($430) on a man who admitted to groping a woman passenger on a domestic flight.
August 01, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Sidewalks and traffic: a false trade-off

When I was writing my book "Hanoi Promenade," I often wondered what makes the city so special, so attaching.
July 30, 2019 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

Hanoi offers cutting-edge tour to ancient blacksmithing craft

A unique tour to Ha Dong District, 15 km from Hanoi's center, allows you to become a blacksmith and forge your own knife.
July 29, 2019 | 07:25 pm GMT+7

Gia Lai smothered in fog at dawn

The Central Highlands province of Gia Lai is a land of mist, fog and sunlight playing hide and seek at dawn.
July 14, 2019 | 03:56 pm GMT+7

Da Nang welcomes surge of foreign cruise passengers from Europe, America

The number of European and American visitors reaching Da Nang on cruise ships more than doubled year-on-year in H1 2019.
June 29, 2019 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese passport up two places in power ranking

The Vietnamese passport climbed up two places to 73rd out of 94 positions occupied by 199 countries and territories but remains in the bottom rung.
June 28, 2019 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Vietnam a top holiday draw in Southeast Asia: SCMP

South China Morning Post has listed Vietnam among six Southeast Asian countries whose beauty is largely undiscovered.
June 26, 2019 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

UK, Finland teams in championship tussle at Da Nang firework fest

The Da Nang fireworks festival will climax on July 6 with a clash between Pyrotex Fireworx Ltd from the U.K. and JoHo Pyro Professional AB of Finland.
June 24, 2019 | 09:04 pm GMT+7

Two Vietnamese get nine-month flight bans for smoking

Vietnam’s aviation authorities have imposed nine-month bans on two Vietnamese men after they failed to pay fines for smoking on domestic flights.
June 24, 2019 | 08:23 pm GMT+7

Three men jailed for attacking female airport employee over selfie

Three men who assaulted an aviation employee at Thanh Hoa airport for refusing to take a selfie with them have been sentenced to jail.
June 21, 2019 | 09:11 am GMT+7

Two Chinese caught stealing on Vietnam Airlines flights

There were two cases of theft and another case of attempted theft by Chinese nationals on Vietnam Airlines flights in just the last month.
June 03, 2019 | 09:56 am 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

Hanoi coffee shops lend fresh wheels to recycling

A collection of special coffee shops in Hanoi alleys give a new lease of life to junk – discarded things acquire decorative purpose.
May 20, 2019 | 09:15 pm GMT+7
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