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Vietnamese workers' life-changing dreams turned to ashes by fatal factory fire in Taiwan

The six men who died in the blaze were working to help their poverty-stricken families find a better life.

Vietnamese fruits struggle to gain foothold in international markets

Doors have been opened but strict controls and high aviation fees are standing in the way.

Technical touch: Vietnamese coffee house employs robot waiter

This café in Hanoi is following an emerging global trend in which more and more humans are being replaced by robots.
02:38 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to kick off Lunar New Year break on Valentine's Day

The government's preferred option will have the 7-day holiday start on February 14.
01:25 pm GMT+7

Nigerian man gets 18 years for running elaborate con on dozens of Vietnamese women

The man and his gang duped nearly 40 women into paying customs fees for non-existent expensive gifts from overseas.
11:40 am GMT+7

Vietnam pledges to protect fishermen prosecuted by Indonesia for alleged illegal fishing

Two fishermen have been found guilty but claim they were forced into disputed waters by Indonesian forces.
10:45 am GMT+7

Vietnam in top 10 countries for pangolin trafficking as new routes open up: study

Smugglers use dozens of new routes for the illegal pangolin trade every year, driving the mammal toward extinction.
09:55 am GMT+7

Monthly salaries in Vietnam rise fastest in Southeast Asia: survey

The growth is expected to continue as recruitment demand rises.
December 14, 2017 | 06:25 pm GMT+7

How to log in to Facebook, Asian TV dramas top Google searches in Vietnam for 2017

The search engine also reveals that Vietnamese care about storms, education and the sexiest women alive.
December 14, 2017 | 06:22 pm GMT+7

Police seize Uber driver accused of rape in Saigon

The victim trapped the driver by offering to meet him to pay for the cell phone he had stolen from her.
December 14, 2017 | 02:58 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Russia seek to boost economic cooperation through expo

The expo is aimed at helping the two countries hit their bilateral trade target of $10 billion in 2020.
December 14, 2017 | 02:09 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese taxi drivers cut fares to lure airport customers back from Uber, Grab

Airport fares used to be a major source of income for drivers, but now that's a thing of the past.
December 14, 2017 | 01:39 pm GMT+7

6 Vietnamese workers killed in Taiwan factory fire: report

11 Vietnamese workers were on site at the time of the fire.
December 14, 2017 | 12:20 pm GMT+7

Hanoi exhibition remembers Christmas bombings of 1972

Photos and artifacts are on display to tell the story of some of the capital’s darkest days during the Vietnam War.
December 14, 2017 | 11:45 am GMT+7

Peruvian man prosecuted for stealing $264,000 from ATMs in southern Vietnam

He and his gang used blow torches to cut open ATMs between 2014 and 2015 before fleeing to Cambodia.
December 14, 2017 | 10:32 am GMT+7