Village dignitary out of hospital following Vietnam hostage crisis International

A village elder has returned home to Hoanh Village in My Duc District after being injured in a land dispute that led locals to take 38 government officials and police officers hostage. Le Dinh Kinh, 82, a highly respected village elder, was greeted by cheers as an ambulance dropped him off. Sitting in his home, […]

‘146-year-old man’ laid to rest in Indonesia

By Reuters/Julian Satterthwaite  &nbspMay 3, 2017 | 04:59 pm GMT+7 An Indonesian man who claimed to be the world’s oldest person was laid to rest on Monday. According to his identity card, he was born on December 31, 1870.   Share on Facebook   Share on Twitter Tags: Indonesia View more Your comment 20/1000 Your comment 0/1000 […]

Adventure is out there in Vietnam’s cave kingdom International

Adventure is out there in Vietnam’s cave kingdom Useful tips from travel publisher Rough Guides can give both novice and experienced explorers a good start. “Adventure is out there!” That quote from Disney’s “Up” has been inspiring many travelers worldwide to leave their fears and worries behind and follow wherever their adventure spirit may take […]

Vietnam to chop pork imports in mission to save pig farmers’ bacon International

Vietnam plans to cut pork imports and expand export markets for the meat as part of an unprecedented nationwide campaign to rescue pig farmers, the government said. Domestic prices have halved since late 2016, hitting VND23,000-25,000 (around $1) per kilogram in recent weeks. China, the world’s biggest pork consumer, recently stopped imports of live pigs across […]

Farmers’ Market @ Saigon Outcast International

May 3, 2017 | 02:19 pm GMT+7 Opening: 11:00 am, Sun 07 May 2017 Saigon Outcast, 188/1 Nguyen Van Huong, District 2, HCMC ‘Fresh’ weekend with organic products The market will feature some of Saigon’s freshest produce, delicious homemade goods and cute household decor. This event is all about loving the environment, eating yummy food […]

Malaysia police arrest Vietnamese woman in drug raid International

By VnExpress  &nbspMay 3, 2017 | 10:12 am GMT+7 The police seized various types of drugs amounting to RM490,000 ($113,000). A Vietnamese woman has been arrested by Malaysian police for alleged drug trafficking during their five-day drug raids on multiple locations, Vietnamplus reported. The raids, which ended Tuesday in the southern state of Johor, have […]