Airbus said to discuss multi-billion dollar order with VietJet

Airbus Group SE is in advanced talks with Vietnam’s VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Co. for a multi-billion dollar single-aisle jet…

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VietJet signs $2.39 billion deal to buy 20 Airbus A321 planes

VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Co., Vietnam’s only private airline, signed a $2.39 billion order with Airbus Group SE for 20…

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Vietnamese airlines order 40 Airbus jets worth $6.5 billion

Vietnamese airlines plan to order 40 Airbus jets in deals worth an estimated $6.5 billion, the European planemaker said on…

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Tourist rescued after falling off Yen Tu Mountain

A 29-year-old man was discharged from hospital Sunday after being treated for minor injuries he suffered while falling down the…

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Samsung Note 7 recall will be pricey, but probably worth it

Samsung Electronics Co.’s recall of millions of big-screen smartphones isn’t going to be cheap. The South Korean company may spend…

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Satellite owner says SpaceX owes $50 million or free flight

Israel’s Space Communication Ltd said on Sunday it could seek $50 million or a free flight from Elon Musk’s SpaceX…

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Traffic accidents kill 33 during holiday weekend in Vietnam

The number of people killed in road accidents was sharply down from normal during the holiday weekend, with 33 people…

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Malaysia expects more Zika cases as virus spreads in Southeast Asia

Malaysia is bracing for more Zika cases, officials said on Sunday, after detecting the first locally infected patient, which could…

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24-year-old man arrested for Lao Cai multiple murder

The Lao Cai police Sunday arrested a 24-year-old suspect in the grisly murder of a woman and three children in…

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Tourism firms complain as Vietnam increases visa fees 5-fold for US visitors

The Vietnam Tourism Association said it would complain to the government about a recent hike in visa fees by more…

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Overseas Vietnamese beauty queen faces life sentence for swindling businessman out of billions

A Vietnamese-Russian beauty queen has been indicted for fraud after allegedly swindling a Vietnamese businessman out of VND16.5 billion (US$740,000)….

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Boney M, Scorpions, Chris Norman set to perform in Hanoi

A local bank has agreed to sponsor two concerts in Hanoi next month by Boney M, Scorpions and Chris Norman,…

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Zika virus in Singapore likely evolved from Southeast Asia

The Zika virus behind an outbreak in Singapore was not imported from South America, Singapore’s Ministry of Health said in…

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Singapore says confirms 26 more local transmission Zika cases

Singapore confirmed 26 more cases of locally transmitted Zika infections, the health ministry and National Environment Agency (NEA) said in…

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War photographer killed in battle honoured

Viet Nam News by Phạm Hoàng Anh HÀ NỘI — The American War in Việt Nam ended some forty years…

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Viet Nam’s Cam Ranh Bay a pristine paradise

Viet Nam News By Hồ Hoàng Lan Since the time I was young, I have learnt a lot about Cam…

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Beyond the baguette: France’s food legacy in Vietnam

It has been more than six decades since the end of French colonial rule in Vietnam, but when President Francois…

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Vietnam banks: best served at room temperature

Asian banks are either too hot for investors, or too cold. Here’s a recipe for serving up one at room…

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India PM offers Vietnam $500 million credit line for defense cooperation

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday his country would provide a credit line of half a billion dollars…

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Vietnam shamans invoke spirits to cure all that ails

Prolonged illness, spiritual possession, stress over family troubles: Len Dong, or Vietnamese shaman dance, posits itself as a cure for…

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Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 phones after battery fires

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has recalled all Galaxy Note 7 smartphones equipped with batteries it has found to be fire-prone…

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2.6 billion people in Zika risk areas in Africa, Asia: study

At least 2.6 billion people, over a third of the global population, live in parts of Africa, Asia and the…

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Vietnamese kids smuggled from France to UK’s cannabis farms: report

Dozens of children from Vietnam are being smuggled from a French refugee camp to the UK to work as slaves…

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Vietnam licenses unit of Malaysian bank CIMB

The State Bank of Vietnam has granted a license for Malaysia’s second largest lender CIMB to open a unit here, which…

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The clay houses of northern Vietnam

Small huts stand the test of time   Houses with clay walls and brick roofs create a perfect picture along a…

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Hanoi opens pedestrian zone around iconic Sword Lake

 Hanoians enjoy late night walks around the Sword Lake the night the vehicles ban took effect September 1. Photos: Viet…

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2,100 inmates freed, thousands enjoy reduced terms on Vietnam National Day

Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security has approved the reduction of prison terms for 24,826 inmates nationwide under the amnesty program…

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Big-drinking Vietnam to wholly divest from its sought after beer assets

Vietnam’s government said it will fully divest from its two biggest breweries and target to raise $2.2 billion over the…

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Vietnam to sell entire stakes in its prized beer companies

Vietnam’s government is taking an unprecedented step in divesting all it owns in the nation’s two leading beer companies as…

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Samsung mobile recovery suffers blow as Galaxy Notes ‘catch fire’

The recovery in Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s mobile business suffered a blow on Thursday as reports of exploding batteries forced…

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