Nguyen Thai Binh swaps his flip flops for bulky boots ahead of snowboarding practice on the sand dunes of southern Vietnam — the unlikely training ground for the country's fledgling winter athletes with mountain-sized ambitions.
A pair of five-seater helicopters to offer passengers aerial views of the limestone towers, cruise ships and the odd houseboat dotting Ha Long's green waters for the maiden flights on Friday.
Rainbow-coloured hot air balloons ferried giddy visitors over Vietnam's ancient city of Hue on Sunday for a festival organisers hope will kickstart a passion for flying in the tourist hotspot.
The European Union (EU) signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia, paving the way for tariff reductions on 99% of goods between the trading bloc and Southeast Asian country.
Vietnam police busted a massive meth ring in a Ho Chi Minh City mansion allegedly run by a Chinese national who used a textile company as a cover for the operation, police and state media reported on Thursday.
In Vietnam’s Kim Boi district, children are playing touch rugby in a country where few people have ever heard of the sport.
The salt farmers of Hon Khoi rise before dawn as they have for generations, fanning out across shallow seawater pools in southern Vietnam to harvest the precious mineral, hoping for a better season than the last.
A Vietnamese woman who had been accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed from prison on Friday, ending legal proceedings over the brazen killing after an often bizarre two-year saga.
A court in Vietnam on Monday sentenced a US citizen to 12 years in prison after finding him guilty of “attempting to overthrow the state” in a trial that lasted just half a day, his lawyer said.