Tag Vietnam
Sort by: Newest   | Oldest

High kicks: Da Nang police muscle up for APEC summit

Special agents in the central city are preparing to serve world leaders like Putin and Trump at Asia-Pacific region’s key event.

Experts come up with new idea to cure gridlock near Saigon airport: monorails

The idea came as the city is grappling with funds to complete its first metro line.

Police crack down on Uber, Grab drivers at Saigon airport

At this point, there're just too many service cars in Saigon and the ride-hailing apps are taking the blame.
02:44 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City wants to ban jeans and T-shirts in public offices

The same ban is already in place in Can Tho, a major city in southern Vietnam, to live up to its first class status.
11:25 am GMT+7

APEC finance ministers explore the streets of Hoi An

The tour of Vietnam's famous ancient town is part of the three-day APEC Finance Ministers' Meeting.
09:46 am GMT+7

23 officials disciplined as thousands of pigs injected with sedative in Saigon

Traders said they need the sedative to create good-looking pork, which would sell for a higher price on the market.
09:00 am GMT+7

Three prison officers prosecuted for jail break in Hanoi

Turning a blind eye has landed the guards in hot water following the daring escape of death row inmates.
08:05 am GMT+7

Before and after footage of landslide that killed 18 in northern Vietnam

The area around the stunning Hoa Binh Waterfall has been reduced to a disaster zone. 
October 20, 2017 | 05:13 pm GMT+7

Dirty air responsible for 10 percent of deaths in Vietnam: research

Probably not advisable to take a deep breath before reading this story of toxic smog.
October 20, 2017 | 04:38 pm GMT+7

Invisible labor: Vietnamese women and all the unpaid hours they are forced to accept

Men simply aren't pulling their weight, according to a new ActionAid report.
October 20, 2017 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese doctor fined for asking health minister to resign on Facebook

He has been punished for 'damaging the reputation' of the maligned minister.  
October 20, 2017 | 01:51 pm GMT+7

Putin to visit Vietnam for APEC summit

He will join 21 other world leaders including Donald Trump and Xi Jinping for the event in November.
October 20, 2017 | 12:26 pm GMT+7

New CEO says Uber Vietnam will not be distracted by criticism

Traditional taxi firms have been protesting against Uber and Grab, accusing the ride-hailing apps of unfair competition.
October 20, 2017 | 11:22 am GMT+7

Saigon airport named among the world's best for a sleepover

Passengers have decided that Tan Son Nhat airport is a great place to take a nap.
October 20, 2017 | 10:27 am GMT+7

UK anti-slavery drive must stop victims before they leave Vietnam: activists

Vietnam consistently ranks as one of the top three source countries for victims of modern slavery in Britain.
October 20, 2017 | 09:07 am GMT+7