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Vietnam military aircraft hits wall on landing as gear fails to deploy

A Vietnam Air Force Su-22 fighter-bomber crashed into a wall while landing at an airbase in Yen Bai Province but the pilot was unharmed.

Northern highland rice terraces in Vietnam among world’s most colorful places

U.S. magazine Condé Nast Traveler has chosen rice terraces in Yen Bai Province as one of "the most colorful places" on the planet.

Traffic mishap closes 38km stretch of expressway in northern Vietnam

A 38km long section of the Noi Bai-Lao Cai Expressway has been closed to traffic after an accident rendered it unusable.
September 07, 2018 | 08:03 am GMT+7

How to cross a river without a bridge

Some Yen Bai residents are using a rudimentarily rigged system to get people and bikes to the other side of fast flowing waters.
July 25, 2018 | 08:52 am GMT+7

Watch paragliders spread wings above sun-kissed rice terraces in Vietnam

Mu Cang Chai got to boast its majestic splendor through a series of aerial photos.
May 26, 2018 | 03:59 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese reporter gets 3 years in jail for blackmailing official

The authorities will also look into the official’s wealth, which was used by the reporter to threaten him.
April 21, 2018 | 07:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese reporter faces up to 20 years in jail for blackmailing official

The reporter was threatening to expose the official's wealth following a similar case last year.
March 30, 2018 | 05:10 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese official fined $22,000 for land-use violations, but gets to keep his massive villa

Despite parts of it being illegally constructed, Pham Sy Quy's massive hillside complex is allowed to remain intact.
December 02, 2017 | 10:29 pm GMT+7

School leaders arrested for stealing 6 tons of rice from poor students in northern Vietnam

The principal and vice principal allegedly sold the rice and pocketed the money.
November 22, 2017 | 10:48 am GMT+7

Vietnamese official fired for land-use violations

Pham Sy Quy has been fired as the director of Yen Bai Province's environment department.
October 27, 2017 | 09:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese official faces the music for abusing land-use laws

The massive complex he and his wife built on farmland, plus the huge loans he failed to declare, have the wolves at the door of his villa.
October 23, 2017 | 05:12 pm GMT+7

Body of reporter found following massive floods in Vietnam

He was filming on a bridge when a torrent of water swept him and the bridge away.
October 13, 2017 | 07:42 pm GMT+7

Landslides kill 2, injure 7 in Vietnam's northern mountains

A 8-month-old child and her mother perished.
September 04, 2017 | 10:12 am GMT+7

Vietnamese town ravaged by heavy flooding

This town in Yen Bai Province was ripped apart in a matter of minutes by deadly floods. 
August 04, 2017 | 03:56 pm GMT+7

Foul play? Journalist arrested, investigated for blackmailing government official in northern Vietnam

When top officials build lavish villa complexes, questions are going to be asked.
June 28, 2017 | 10:10 pm GMT+7
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