Vietnam mulls lifting midnight curfew to pull in more tourists International

Vietnam’s Tourism Association has submitted a proposal to the government asking for recreational establishments to be allowed to stay open until 2 a.m. The proposal comes ahead of the 2017 Prime Minister with Enterprises Conference that will take place on May 17. Some localities still ban establishments such as nightclubs and karaoke bars from opening […]

Vietnam fines Chinese-invested company $12,000 for discharging toxic wastewater International

The five-star entertainment firm was caught spewing toxic waste into the source of a northern river. Authorities in the northern province of Quang Ninh have fined a Chinese-invested company for discharging pollutants into the source of the Ka Long River. Loi Lai International Entertainment JSC was fined after test results showed high levels of pollutants […]

Salvadoran man indicted by Hanoi court on cocaine smuggling charges International

A man from El Salvador accused of shipping 56 kilograms of cocaine from South America into Vietnam between 2014 and 2015 was officially indicted on Monday in Hanoi, local daily Anninhthudo (Capital Security) reported. Mata Bernal Carlos Rene, 38, was arrested in 2015 at a hotel in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 following a police investigation. […]

Talk show: ‘Creative Sessions’ with Ham Tran International

May 9, 2017 | 06:47 pm GMT+7 Opening: 07:00 pm, Wed 10 May 2017 The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, 15 Nguyen U Di, District 2, HCMC The first event in the series of The Factory’s new program called ‘Creative Sessions’. From organizers: Once a month, The Factory aims to provide you with the insights and inspiration […]

In Saigon, a growing passion for beetle pets

By Tran Chung  &nbspMay 9, 2017 | 03:29 pm GMT+7 For those who don’t want a cat or a dog, beetle is the next star in the odd pet family after chameleon, iguana and snake.    Share on Facebook   Share on Twitter Tags: Saigon beetle pets View more Your comment 20/1000 Your comment 0/1000