Mon, 09 Apr 2018 10:51:52
What the pho? Vietnam streetfood cocktails make a splash
With his daring pho cocktail inspired by Vietnam's signature beef noodle soup, Hanoi's leading hipster bartender Pham Tien Tiep is hoping to elevate the drinking scene in a city better known for its raucous outdoor beer dens.
Sun, 08 Apr 2018 09:21:52
Facebook scandal affected up to 87m users
HANOI - Data firm Cambridge Analytica accessed 37 million more profiles than originally thought, with Vietnam among the top 10 most affected countries with almost 430,000 accounts compromised.
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 09:09:37
Mekong summit pushes investment plan
Leaders of six countries in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) will today continue their efforts to strengthen connectivity, competitiveness and community in the river basin at the sixth summit in Hanoi after 25 years of cooperation.
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 13:02:47
Prayut’s two-day itinerary in Hanoi announced
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his counterparts from five other countries in the region are gathering in Hanoi today (March 30) for the sixth Greater Mekong Sub-region Summit.
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 17:50:57
This boy is on fire: Vietnam drag queens electrify Hanoi
Hanoi - Makeup artist by day, cross-dresser by night, Betty is among a vanguard of Vietnamese drag queens shaking up Hanoi's nightlife -- and social norms -- in a city where such performances remain little known.
Mon, 26 Mar 2018 12:38:14
Bangkok Airways adds daily Chiang-Mai-Hanoi flight
Bangkok Airways said on Monday it was now flying daily between Chiang Mai and Hanoi with a 70-seat ATR72-500/600 aircraft.
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:17:03
Thirteen dead in Vietnam highrise apartment fire
Hanoi - Thirteen people were killed and several injured when a fire broke out at an apartment complex in Vietnam's southern commercial hub of Ho Chi Minh City early Friday, authorities said.
Mon, 05 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Vietnam’s farm ministry seeks to surpass targets
VIETNAM’S Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) will raise its targets in production and business for this year, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan at the ministry’s monthly meeting in Hanoi.
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Dishonouring the last wishes of Uncle Ho
The body of Ho Chi Minh, the first president of Vietnam and a man known as the father of the nation’s independence, rests in the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in the central part of Hanoi.
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:15:49
Bangkok Airways to offer new direct flights between Chiang Mai and Hanoi
Bangkok Airways plans to launch new daily flights between Chiang Mai and Hanoi, Vietnam, starting on March 25.
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 15:13:20
VietJet red-faced after lingerie model stunt with U-23 football team
HANOI - Vietnam's budget airline has apologised for sending scantily clad models to join the country's under-23 men's football squad on a flight home, after social media cried foul over the "cheap" public relations (PR) stunt.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Vietnam to focus on stronger collaboration for effective use of Mekong water resources
VIETNAM’S PRIME Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc aimed to ride the momentum of Mekong summit fever as his government prepares to host the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) summit in Hanoi in March.
Tue, 26 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Bare-faced defiance raising eyebrows in authoritarian Vietnam
Butt cheeks bared, Hanoi’s ragtag nudist club ignore the chilly weather to do their daily exercises – some swim, some jog, one performs military drills – stripping off and defying norms in the conservative communist nation.
Mon, 25 Dec 2017 11:35:43
Google removes content for Vietnam
HANOI - Vietnamese Government has so far requested Google to block and delete about 5,000 clips with bad content on YouTube, which is one of Google’s subsidiaries. Of which, 4,500 clips were erased from YouTube.
Tue, 19 Dec 2017 13:47:57
Hanoi's nudists bare all, defying social norms
Hanoi - Butt cheeks bared, Hanoi's ragtag nudist club ignore the chilly weather to do their daily exercises -- some swim, some jog, one performs military drills -- stripping off and defying norms in the conservative communist nation.