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Polar vortex freezes US Midwest with snow, dangerously cold air

A blast of Arctic air from the polar vortex brought dangerous, bone-chilling cold to a wide swath of the United States Tuesday.

Critter fritter: Hanoi's winter worm cakes delight diners

Hanoi's "cha ruoi" ragworm fritters are a winter foodie favorite in the Vietnamese capital, but the deep-fried delights are not for the squeamish.

It's snow time: Cold front descends on northern Vietnam

Temperatures have dropped to below freezing up in the mountains. 
February 01, 2018 | 02:12 pm GMT+7

Severe cold snap to grip northern Vietnam over coming week

Sa Pa and its highland sisters will be freezing while temperatures in Hanoi will drop below 10 degrees Celsius.
February 01, 2018 | 12:09 pm GMT+7

Hanoi keeps the fires burning to fight frigid cold snap

People have been donning extra coats and lighting bonfires all over the city as temperatures fall to near freezing.
January 10, 2018 | 03:36 pm GMT+7

A touch of winter: Saigon wraps up for its coolest days of the year

For a city known for its heat, humidity and tropical rains, the cooler temperatures are a breath of fresh air.
December 19, 2017 | 01:50 pm GMT+7

Want to escape the bitter cold of winter? Vietnam’s Mekong waterways have the answer

Let’s get off the beaten track and go find summer in winter.
December 17, 2017 | 04:52 pm GMT+7

Duck tales: The tastiest way to survive winter in Hanoi

Cold wind, check. Sweater, check. Money, check. It's time for your meals to get 'quacky.'
December 13, 2017 | 04:41 pm GMT+7

Winter wonderland: Daisy season brightens spirits in Hanoi

When Vietnam's capital erupts in millions of white daisies, it must mean Christmas is coming.
November 28, 2017 | 09:01 am GMT+7

7 winter warmers to ward off the cold in Hanoi

Follow the locals to nameless roadside eateries as the cold snap bites in Vietnam's capital.
November 25, 2017 | 10:07 am GMT+7

Icy grip takes hold of Vietnam's highest mountain

Temperatures dropped to zero on the country’s highest peak Fansipan on Tuesday morning.
October 31, 2017 | 01:48 pm GMT+7

Hanoi going back to winter weather after foggy days

The city has been under a thick blanket of fog this week, with a strong cold spell set to bring the mercury down soon.
January 11, 2017 | 08:49 pm GMT+7

Winter, what winter? Mild heat wave hits Hanoi in mid-December

Meanwhile, people in Saigon are putting on warm clothes and turning off their air cons.
December 13, 2016 | 04:12 pm GMT+7

Northern Vietnam to be hit by multiple cold snaps

Cold spells are set to hit northern provinces over the next 10 days.
December 01, 2016 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Tokyo hit by first November snow in over half a century

The Japanese capital experiences its first November snow in 54 years, surprising residents and slowing rush hour trains.
November 25, 2016 | 09:52 am GMT+7
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