Work spins into action at $80 mln wind power project in south-central Vietnam – International

Singapore-based renewable energy developer The Blue Circle and a Vietnamese partner started construction on an $80 million wind power plant in Vietnam’s south-central province of Ninh Thuan on Friday. The Blue Circle, one of Southeast Asia’s leading wind energy developers, is building the 40-megawatt Dam Nai plant with Vietnamese firm TSV Company, VietnamPlus reported. Ninh Thuan is […]

Argentine tourist killed in traffic accident in Vietnam International

By VnExpress  &nbspApril 28, 2017 | 10:16 am GMT+7 A scene of the fatal accident in Tuyen Quang Province. Photo courtesy of Giao Thong Newspaper The victim was traveling on motorbike through a mountainous area when the accident took place. An Argentine traveler has been killed earlier this week in a road accident in the […]

Russian Navy ship group starts 5-day visit to Vietnam International

By VnExpress  &nbspApril 28, 2017 | 09:59 am GMT+7 The missile cruiser Varyag of the Russian navy’s Pacific Fleet. Photo by Navaltoday The visit aims to enhance the countries’ comprehensive strategic partnership. A group of three ships under the Russia’s Pacific Fleet arrived at a key port facility in Vietnam on Thursday as part of […]

Tourism back on track in Vietnam’s pollution-hit provinces International

Hotels and seafood restaurants in the central provinces of Quang Binh, Ha Tinh and Quang Tri have attracted tourists back after being abandoned due to an environmental catastrophe caused by a unit of Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa Plastics. Coastal hotels have reported an increasing booking rate for the four-day Reunification and Labor Day holiday starting this weekend. […]

Eight sentenced to death in major Vietnam drug trial International

Eight Vietnamese men were sentenced to death on Thursday for dealing heroin, but their female ringleader was spared by a Hanoi court and received life imprisonment. The trans-national ring, headed by Dang Minh Chau, 44, is believed to have trafficked 420 kilograms of heroin between 2004 and 2015, according to the verdict announced by the Hanoi […]

Ho Chi Minh City’s top leader faces the music for ‘serious violations’ at state energy giant International

The Central Inspection Committee, the top watchdog of the ruling Communist Party, has recommended disciplinary action against Dinh La Thang, the chief of the Party unit in Ho Chi Minh City. In an extraordinary political event that shows the past can always catch up with the present, Thang, 57, is now held responsible for a […]

Five Vietnamese prosecuted for dismantling wartime bomb in southern Vietnam International

By VnExpress  &nbspApril 28, 2017 | 11:01 am GMT+7 The group cut open the bomb overnight to take the explosive for sale.  Police from the southern province of Tay Ninh have launched investigation into an incident in which five locals were accused of stealing a bomb to take explosive for sale, a local newspaper reported.  […]