Eat till you drop: Lawmakers say unsafe food giving Vietnamese ‘long, slow death’ International

Most people in Vietnam do not trust local food quality controls while a top lawmaker believes that its people are “dying slowly” from unsafe food. A government report delivered to an ongoing meeting of the National Assembly, Vietnam’s top legislature, on Monday said that 86 percent of Vietnamese people were concerned about food safety. More […]

Australia, India left out as Vietnam renews visa-free travel for some Europeans International

The government has decided to extend its visa-waiver scheme for visitors from five European countries by another year, effectively rejecting the recent push by industry groups for a wider scope. A post published on the government website on Monday afternoon said the visa waivers for citizens of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.K. will […]

How Vietnam got Trump’s White House to open its door International

When Vietnam’s prime minister sat down with President Donald Trump at the White House last week, it reflected a concerted Vietnamese diplomatic effort unmatched by most Asian peers. It also underlined the strategic importance the one-time enemy has secured under Trump in the face of China’s increasing regional weight and despite a growing surplus that […]

Don’t let them leave: Vietnam advised to act fast as clock ticking on visa-free travel International

Vietnam’s Tourism Advisory Board has said the current visa exemptions for citizens of select European countries should be renewed for five years and that eligible visitors should be allowed to stay a whole month, instead of only 15 days. This scheme, if not extended, will expire on June 30, affecting travelers from France, Germany, Italy, […]

Ha Long is beautiful: A surreal trip on Paloma Cruise inspired by ‘Kong: Skull Island’ International

By VnExpress  &nbspJune 5, 2017 | 09:00 am GMT+7 The famous blockbuster has turned the bay into one of the hottest travel destinations this year. After the impressive “Kong: Skull Island” took the world by storm, Ha Long Bay, already a top attraction, has become even more famous, now a must-visit destination of 2017. Many […]