Sing, don't drink: Vietnam weighs banning booze in karaoke bars

Late night drinking dens may lose their core clientele if the ban is approved.
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Ho Chi Minh City’s top leader faces the music for ‘serious violations’ at state energy giant

Dinh La Thang is facing punitive measures for mismanagement at PetroVietnam.
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The forgotten story of a Saigon warrior

Espionage, covert attacks and the woman who lived.
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The surreal Vietnamese lake that proves nature is an artist

Sophisticated Google Earth maps, artistic pictures capture Ba Be’s beauty.
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How Saigon became Ho Chi Minh City

To many veterans, the city has been known by its current name long before the Vietnam War ended.

Weekly roundup: Saigon warrior, hostage crisis, language barriers, best resorts and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.

And the holiday begins! Vietnamese, tourists battle traffic mess

Many in Ho Chi Minh City just grab their bags and run to the airport while bus stations in Hanoi are also packed.

Take a look at Hanoi's new ‘gold’ road

The road in Vietnam's capital cost a whopping $43 million, earning it the shiny nickname.

US to review trade pacts, looking at 'abuses'

The US has 20 free trade agreement partners and 42 bilateral investment treaties.

Sing, don't drink: Vietnam weighs banning booze in karaoke bars

Late night drinking dens may lose their core clientele if the ban is approved.

Vietnamese firms urge further cuts to customs red tape

'It's not just customs procedures; unofficial fees to complete administrative procedures quickly and conveniently ...

Vietnam's coffee prices leap-frog London, trade dull

The premiums quoted this week mark the first time since September 2016 Vietnamese beans have stood above London ...

Gloria Jean's Coffees quits Vietnam after decade of slow-drip expansion

Tough competition has forced the Australian coffee franchise out.

A day in the life of a Vietnamese intelligence agent

From his small home, 90-year-old Colonel Nguyen Van Tau remembers the day the war ended 42 years ago.

Speedboat service to Vietnam's Con Co Island suspended on safety grounds

The free service to the unspoiled island in the central region was launched just two weeks ago.

A day in the life of a Vietnamese intelligence agent

From his small home, 90-year-old Colonel Nguyen Van Tau remembers the day the war ended 42 years ago.

Waacking Saigon: The pioneers of Vietnam’s retro dance revival

It’s not every day that you hear vintage disco music in HCMC, but for one group of Vietnamese millennials, it’s a ...

Is Cristiano Ronaldo moving to Vietnam?

It is believed that the soccer superstar has bought a Vietnamese home and is fascinated by the local culture.

Unnatural wonder: Public backlash over $9 mln archway into Vietnam's Ha Long Bay

The work was inspired by the marvelous bay, but many people have cringed at it.
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