Hanoi at risk of losing Japanese funding if roadworks don’t start by end of July: mayor International

The mayor of Hanoi has sought to defend a controversial plan to axe 1,300 African mahogany trees along Pham Van Dong Street at a meeting between a parliamentary delegation and constituents in Hoan Kiem District. “The expansion of the road aims to prevent traffic congestion,” Nguyen Duc Chung, the chairman of the Hanoi’s People’s Commitee, was […]

American tourist stabbed to death on Saigon backpacker street International

By VnExpress  &nbspJune 23, 2017 | 03:14 pm GMT+7 Police have identified a Vietnamese suspect and are tracking him down. An American tourist was stabbed to death during a fight with a Vietnamese man in Ho Chi Minh City’s backpacker district on Thursday night. Police have identified the suspect, allegedly with a history […]

New York ‘middleman’ pleads guilty in bribery scheme tied to Hanoi skyscraper International

A New York fashion designer who has called himself the “curator of cool” pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges stemming from a bribery case that involves a brother and nephew of former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Self-described arts and fashion consultant and blogger Malcolm Harris, 53, entered his plea to money laundering and wire […]

American tourist stabbed to death on Saigon’s backpacker street International

By VnExpress  &nbspJune 23, 2017 | 03:14 pm GMT+7 Police have identified the Vietnamese suspect and are tracking him down. An American tourist was stabbed to death during a fight with a Vietnamese man in Ho Chi Minh City’s backpacker district on Thursday night. Police have identified the suspect and are searching for […]

Smart devices in Vietnam targeted by cybercriminals: report International

By Tuan Anh  &nbspJune 23, 2017 | 11:33 am GMT+7 Kaspersky Lab has found that Vietnam is one of the worst-hit victims of malware with many infected IoT devices. Vietnam is among countries that are the most vulnerable to cyberattacks against the so-called Internet of Things (IoT) or “smart” devices, according to a […]

3 arrested in Vietnam for 8 dialysis deaths International

Police in the northern province of Hoa Binh have arrested three people suspected of being responsible for the deaths of eight patients who were undergoing kidney dialysis treatment at a local hospital. Investigators have been building a criminal case for one of the most serious medical incidents in years. Authorities have blamed the deaths on […]

Vietnam-Korea Friendship Piano Concert International

June 22, 2017 | 06:00 pm GMT+7 Opening: 08:00 pm, Sat 24 Jun 2017 Vietnam National Academy of Music, 77 Hao Nam, Dong Da District, Hanoi To celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and South Korea. From the organizers: On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between […]