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Hollywood flick 'The Terminal' gets twisted at Saigon airport

Airport officials are at a loss. A foreigner with no identification papers in deteriorating health is on a hunger strike.

An austere house near Saigon recalls villages in northern Vietnam

Having pure cement floors and brick walls without cement paste, a house recalls the brick houses style of the ...

A balancing act allows talented autistic boy ‘to settle down’

At seven, an autistic boy screamed and broke things. Two years later, he broke a national juggling record.
November 15, 2018 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

AFF Cup: This is what anticipation looks like in football-crazy Vietnam

In Hanoi, passionate fans lined up last Sunday for tickets for Vietnam's upcoming home game in the AFF Cup against Malaysia Friday.
November 15, 2018 | 05:03 pm GMT+7

FDI firms help boost Vietnam’s trade surplus high

Vietnam’s Jan-Oct trade surplus was the highest in eight years at $7.2 billion. FDI firms dominated this performance. 
November 15, 2018 | 04:03 pm GMT+7

When the school becomes a child’s only refuge

Harrowing real life stories of children show that education is the only light that can chase darkness from their lives.
November 15, 2018 | 03:24 pm GMT+7

2018 monthly car sales highest in October

October sales of 28,899 cars made it the best month of the year so far, according to Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers' Association (VAMA).
November 15, 2018 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Half of Vietnamese businesses admit to being defrauded, often by employees

Fifty-two percent of Vietnamese companies suffered fraud in the last two years, half of them committed by employees, a survey has found.
November 15, 2018 | 11:45 am GMT+7

Cambodian caught with 2,000 ecstasy pills in Saigon, arrested

A Cambodian man has been detained in Ho Chi Minh City for allegedly possessing and selling ecstasy pills, the police said Wednesday.
November 15, 2018 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Modern constructions enhance Vietnam’s natural appeal

Several modern constructions have added to Vietnam’s long list of attractions, winning international awards and public acclaim.
November 15, 2018 | 10:20 am GMT+7

Vietnam must be an early 5G bird: minister

To move up in global telecom rankings, Vietnam should be among the first to launch 5G services, says the nation's information minister.
November 15, 2018 | 07:43 am GMT+7

Daredevil daughter rides dirt bike around with dad

Meet Thanh Thanh of Saigon who rides a dirt bike, quad bike and other vehicles at the age of five.
November 14, 2018 | 08:06 pm GMT+7

Fly-by-night foreign companies remain a problem for Vietnam

Vietnam continues to be plagued by foreign company chiefs fleeing the country without paying off debts or workers’ salaries.
November 14, 2018 | 12:29 pm GMT+7

Crippled youth goes the extra mile to help an old man

Finding an old man wallowing in his own filth, a young man with an amputated leg stepped in to help.
November 14, 2018 | 11:34 am GMT+7

Vietnam highland towns get ‘real’ getaway recommendations

Contrasting major Southeast Asian destinations with relatively lesser traveled ones, a leading travel news site of Canada recommends the latter.
November 14, 2018 | 10:31 am GMT+7
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