Hanoi

Vietnam to deport US student over protest

Hanoi, July 20 (IANS) A court in Vietnam has ordered the deportation of a US student arrested at a demonstration that turned violent.<p>William Nguyen …

Vietnam

The Google Maps Motorcycle Route Option Needs to Be Global

Google Mapps first rolled out a motorcycle route option — joining the car, public transport and pedestrian options — in India this past December but …

Google Maps

WTO panel to rule on Vietnam complaint on U.S. duties on fish fillets

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization (WTO) set up a dispute panel on Friday to rule on Vietnam's complaint against anti-dumping measures imposed by the United States on fish fillets imported from Hanoi, a WTO official said.<p>The decision was taken after Vietnam made its second request at a …

Business

2 killed, 2 missing in central Vietnam flood triggered by Typhoon Son Tinh

2 killed, 2 missing in central Vietnam flood triggered by Typhoon Son Tinh<p>Source: Xinhua 2018-07-20 12:30:32<p>HANOI, July 20 (Xinhua) -- A flash flood …

Natural Disasters

Hanoi rejects cable car line over Red River

The POMA Group, a French ropeway transportation firm, proposed to the city administration last month a project for a cable car line to serve as a new …

Red River

Vietnam tries American detained during nationwide protests

© Reuters. U.S. citizen Will Nguyen is escorted by police before his trial at a court in Ho Chi Minh city<p>HANOI (Reuters) - The one-day trial of an …

Vietnam

The State Bank of Vietnam Suspends Import of Crypto Mining Hardware

The Vietnamese central bank, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) announced it will suspend the import of cryptocurrency mining hardware, according to …

Vietnam

Google Maps Rolls Out Motorcycle Directions in Southeast Asia

Suddenly renting that scooter is a little less intimidating.<p>Hanoi’s seemingly unending sea of motorcycles—somehow managing not to crash into each other, even as they drive mere inches apart—can be utterly bewildering to first-time visitors. But as any seasoned Southeast Asia traveler will tell you, …

Maps

VietJet provisionally orders 100 Boeing 737 jets

1 / 2<p>A VietJet aircraft is seen at Noi Bai International airport in Hanoi<p>A VietJet aircraft is seen at Noi Bai International airport in Hanoi, …

Aviation

Vietnam orders vessels back to port, braces for Son Tinh tropical storm

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam has ordered vessels back to port and prepared evacuation plans in flood-prone northern provinces as tropical storm "Son Tinh" was expected to make landfall later on Wednesday.<p>Son Tinh, which soaked parts of the Philippines on Tuesday, had reached sustained wind speeds of …

Weather

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Street Photography

The 10 Best Restaurants in Hanoi, Vietnam

Much of what you know as Vietnamese cuisine came from Hanoi. This city has a long history of making the most of fine ingredients, packing as much …

Vietnam

Suomi NPP satellite sees compact storm Son-Tinh Headed for Vietnam

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite flew over Tropical Storm Son-Tinh on July 18 after it crossed over Hainan Island, China and as it moved into the Gulf …

Weather

U.S. lawmakers urge Google, Facebook to resist Vietnam cybersecurity law

HANOI (Reuters) - Seventeen U.S. lawmakers have urged the CEOs of Facebook and Google to resist changes stipulated by a new cybersecurity law in Vietnam, which critics say gives the Communist-ruled state more power to crackdown on dissent.<p>A computer screen shows the banned online edition of Tuoi …

Vietnam

New Airline Will Make Flying Around Vietnam Much Better

Kim recently sent me an article about how flying around Vietnam is about to get much better. This was of interest to me since I’d love to revisit the …

Vietnam

Vietnam man sets himself alight to protest jail sentence

Hanoi - A Vietnamese man is dead after lighting himself on fire in Hanoi to protest a prison sentence, authorities said Friday.Tran Dinh Trinh, …

Vietnam

Hear Hanoi Rocks’ Michael Monroe Talk Glam Rock With Chris Shiflett

Chris Shiflett veers away from country music and Americana in the latest installment of his <i>Walking the Floor</i> podcast, sitting down with glam-rock …

Music

Pompeo points to Vietnam as example of improved relations

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday extolled improved relations with Vietnam as a model for rapprochement with North Korea.<p>Pompeo met with senior Vietnamese officials, including the prime minister and foreign minister in Hanoi, after weekend stops in Japan and North …

North Korea

Thao Dien: A High-End Haven in Bustling Ho Chi Minh City

The District 2 neighborhood boasts prestigious schools and excellent investment opportunities, just 15 minutes by car from Saigon’s CBD<p>Vietnam’s …

Real Estate

Michael Moore Will Give 'Hanoi Jane' Fonda a Lifetime Achievement Award

Michael Moore is set to honor actress Jane Fonda with a lifetime achievement award at the 14th session of his Traverse City Film Festival, which …

Film Festivals

Quirky Vietnam | Lost & Found

Often the most memorable parts of a travel experience are also the most unusual. The quirks of a landscape and culture remind us just how far away …

Vietnam

​ANALYSIS: Bamboo who? Vietnam start-up’s ever-shifting strategy

Bamboo Airways is nothing if not ambitious. First announced by local property conglomerate FLC Group in early 2017, Bamboo Airways would initially …

Vietnam

Why We’re All Eating at Di An Di in NYC Right Now

We’re hooked on the rice paper salad and egg-yolky pho at the new Vietnamese restaurant in Greenpoint.<p>If you’re wondering where nearly <i>every</i> Bon Appétit editor is eating right now, here’s your answer: Di An Di in Greenpoint. Yes, this one restaurant out of the thousands of restaurants in New York …

Vietnam

Child sexual abuse preventions need to go beyond empty slogans

Last month, a wave of public outrage swept the internet over a court’s ruling to give a 78-year-old child sexual abuser a lenient 18-month probation …

Sexual Harassment

GM to transfer Vietnam operation to Vingroup's car arm, eyes sales boost

HANOI (Reuters) - General Motors (GM.N) has agreed to transfer its Vietnamese operation to VinFast Trading and Production LLC and distribute Chevrolet cars through the local carmaker, in a move that could help drive up its modest sales in the country.<p>FILE PHOTO - The GM logo is seen at the General …

Vietnam

GM forms partnership with Vietnam’s VinFast | Financial Times

General Motors is to transfer its Vietnam operation to local rival VinFast in a strategic partnership that will see the Vietnamese group become the …

Vietnam

[$$] Vingroup takes ownership of GM’s Hanoi factory in new tie-up

The carmaking arm of Vingroup, Vietnam’s biggest private-sector conglomerate, and General Motors announced a strategic partnership on Thursday that …

Private Sector

General Motors to transfer Vietnam operation to Vingroup's car unit

HANOI, June 28 (Reuters) - General Motors Co will transfer its Vietnamese operation to local automobile manufacturer Vinfast Trading and Production LLC, the companies said in a joint statement on Thursday.<p>Vinfast, a unit of Vietnam’s biggest private conglomerate, Vingroup JSC, will be GM’s …

General Motors

Vietnam Mass Protests Expose Hanoi’s China Dilemma

The huge nationwide protests that rocked Vietnam last week have highlighted Hanoi's headaches in dealing with China, both as a hostile power in the …

China

Young writers express creativity

<i>VietNamNet Bridge – Writer Nguyen Xuan Thuy has become popular recently with his fiction Sat Thu Online (Online Killer), which has since been adapted</i> …

Vietnam