Vietnam: News

23 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

Cannes: Avneet Kaur-Shantanu Maheshwari's 'Love in Vietnam' first look revealed

The first glimpse of the much-anticipated film Love in Vietnam was recently showcased at the 77th Cannes Film Festival.

25 Apr 2024


Visit Hanoi's popular lakeside pagodas

Hanoi, the bustling capital of Vietnam, is deeply immersed in history and culture.

22 Apr 2024


India emerges as second-largest contributor of new US citizens

A recent Congressional report revealed a total of 65,960 Indians officially became United States (US) citizens in 2022, solidifying India's position as the second-largest contributor of immigrants to America.

12 Apr 2024


Hanoi's puppetry culture makes for an unmissable attraction

Hanoi, Vietnam's vibrant capital, boasts a unique cultural spectacle: its traditional puppetry.

11 Apr 2024


Vietnamese billionaire sentenced to death in $12.5bn fraud case 

A Vietnam court sentenced real estate tycoon—Truong My Lan (67)—to death over her role in a 304 trillion dong ($12.46 billion) fraud case, the country's biggest on record.

07 Apr 2024


Thailand proposes Schengen-style visa to boost tourism: Know its significance

Thailand's Prime Minister, Srettha Thavisin, is leading discussions with Southeast Asian nations including Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam.

14 Feb 2024

Travel And Tourism

Vietnam becomes the 'World's Leading Heritage Destination' of 2023

Vietnam has achieved the impressive title of "World's Leading Heritage Destination 2023" at the World Travel Awards, signifying a major accomplishment for the nation's tourism sector.

08 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

Top global kayaking destinations for every paddler

Exploring breathtaking landscapes while kayaking offers an adventurous and immersive vacation activity for those seeking an active getaway.

03 Jan 2024


Tesla-rival VinFast plans EV battery plant in India

Vietnamese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer VinFast is planning to set up its first Indian manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu, specifically in the city of Thoothukudi.

08 Dec 2023


NVIDIA to discuss semiconductor cooperation deals in Vietnam next week

NVIDIA's CEO, Jensen Huang, is scheduled to meet with Vietnamese government officials and tech companies in Hanoi, Vietnam on December 11.

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger dies at 100

Former United States (US) Secretary of State and Nobel Peace Prize winner Henry Kissinger died at the age of 100 on November 29.

20 Nov 2023

Travel And Tourism

Vegetarian foods you can relish in Vietnam

Vietnam ticks all the boxes as one of the most travel-friendly destinations.

17 Nov 2023


Why Apple's supplier shifted $330mn investment from India to Vietnam

Apple's key Chinese supplier, Luxshare, has reportedly opted to invest in Vietnam over India due to ongoing political tensions between China and India.

23 Sep 2023


SKODA debuts in Vietnam with KODIAQ and KAROQ SUVs

SKODA has officially entered the Vietnamese car market. It has launched two SUVs, the KODIAQ and the KAROQ, with the goal of becoming the country's leading European carmaker.

10 Jul 2023


Vietnam demands Netflix to remove Chinese drama over map dispute

Netflix Inc. and FPT Telecom will take down the Chinese drama, Flight to You in Vietnam after Hanoi's assertion that the show violated sovereignty laws.

26 Jun 2023


BLACKPINK to perform in Vietnam; creates record

K-pop is one of the most followed genres in the world and BLACKPINK enjoys a huge fan following. The girl group is known for their sassy and catchy music with their amazing moves.

India ranks 127 out of 146 for gender parity: WEF

The World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked India at 127 out of 146 countries in its global gender parity index, behind countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, and Nepal but ahead of Pakistan.

19 May 2023


Exquisite bioluminescent beaches around the world you must visit 

Do you manifest about dancing with the stars at night amidst a sparking and magical surrounding?

21 Mar 2023

Travel And Tourism

5 unique man-made bridges around the world

Bridges around the world not only serve as a means for connecting people and places but also add to the aesthetic of the region.

20 Feb 2023


5 must-try flavorsome Vietnamese street food recipes

Vietnamese street food is known for its bold and complex flavors, with a perfect balance of sweet, sour, salty, and heat.

17 Feb 2023

Travel And Tourism

Traveling to Vietnam? Never do these five things

Traveling to a foreign country is exciting, but it comes with its fair share of nerve-wracking experiences.

22 Sep 2022


Read these 5 books to understand Vietnam's culture thoroughly

Blessed with a rich culture, Vietnam has been a witness to several historical eras, and you can find traces of dynastic history where rulers defined the way of life.

02 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

Don't miss out on buying THESE 5 things in Vietnam

Souvenirs are the best way to reminisce about all the fun you had on your vacation.

Couple arrested at Delhi's IGI Airport with 45 pistols

Customs authorities apprehended two Indian citizens carrying 45 pistols at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi on Wednesday, said reports.

25 May 2022


5 foreign destinations to visit from India on a budget

If you're wondering where to travel next on a budget and want to get your passport stamped this time, think beyond Nepal, Bhutan, Thailand, and Sri Lanka.

26 Apr 2022


Top 5 cities to travel to in 2022

With international travel curbs gone, you can now set out on your dream vacation abroad.

03 Dec 2020


#CoronavirusImpact: Formal sector's wages fell by 3.6%, informal sector's 22.6%

The coronavirus pandemic, which adversely affected the Indian economy, also had an impact on wages, a recent report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) said.

29 Apr 2020

Donald Trump

More Americans have died of coronavirus than during Vietnam war

In less than three months since the first coronavirus-linked death was reported in the United States, the deadly virus has taken more American lives than the Vietnam war which concluded in 1975 after two decades of fighting.

15 Apr 2020

Da Nang

In Vietnam, free 'rice ATMs' pop-up for those in need

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, several "rice ATMs" have popped up across Vietnam to feed the poor.

10 Jan 2020


Five cheapest countries to travel to in 2020

Everyone loves to travel, more so when it comes cheap.

20 Dec 2019


Again! Facebook data of over 26 crore people leaked online

Despite FTC's $5 billion fine for privacy violations and a lot of flak from the general public, Facebook's security issues aren't just coming to an end.

13 Dec 2019


Samsung Galaxy A71, A51 launched with Infinity-O display, quad cameras

Samsung has expanded its portfolio of Galaxy A-branded phones with the newly announced Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51.

02 Dec 2019


5 countries you can visit under Rs. 1 lakh

Given the way gadgets are priced these days, one can't buy a lot of high-tech devices in a Rs. 1 lakh budget.

12 Sep 2019


Visiting Vietnam? Do check out these lesser-known hidden gems

Its natural beauty, unstoppable city life, and delicious food have made Vietnam one of the biggest tourism magnets not only in Asia, but also in the world.

05 Aug 2019


Five countries to explore, if you want to travel solo

Whether your friends are too busy to join you or you want to cut your social life for a while to seek inner peace, solo travel is never a bad idea.

17 Jul 2019


#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia

From beautiful beaches to surreal mountains, cultural diversity to historical significance, the South-eastern part of Asia has it all.

25 Feb 2019

North Korea

Is Kim Jong-un taking a royal train to meet Trump?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is set to meet US President Donald Trump for their second summit in Vietnam this week.

09 Feb 2019

North Korea

Trump-Kim summit to be held on February 27-28 in Hanoi

The much-anticipated summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam capital, on February 27 and 28.

02 Jan 2019

Data Leak

Cathay Pacific makes blunder, sells $16,000 premium seats for $675

In a big ticketing blunder, Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. sold business class tickets from Vietnam to Canada and the US at economy prices this week.

29 Dec 2018


Vietnam: Six kill, eat langur; live-stream act on Facebook

In a disturbing incident, six men killed and ate a langur, an endangered monkey, while live streaming it on social media in central Vietnam. They were arrested yesterday.

26 Dec 2018


Taiwan: 152 Vietnamese tourists 'disappear' during holiday; search is on

Taiwanese authorities have commenced a search for 152 Vietnamese tourists who arrived with tourist visas last week, and have since gone missing.

21 Nov 2018


India and Vietnam to step up defense cooperation, oil exploration

India and Vietnam have decided to step up defense cooperation and oil exploration to boost their bilateral ties as they reaffirmed the importance of freedom of navigation and unimpeded economic activities in the South China Sea.

19 Nov 2018

Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind visits Hindu temple complex in Vietnam

President Ram Nath Kovind today visited My Son temple complex in Vietnam, which has Indian influence and houses Hindu deities like Krishna, Vishnu, and Shiva.

07 Nov 2018


Sussex: Fifteen children among 21 people found in refrigerated truck

In a shocking discovery, British authorities have found 21 people, including fifteen children, some as young as 12, inside a refrigerated lorry entering the UK.

16 Oct 2018

South China Sea

US concerned with continued militarization of South China Sea: Mattis

The US remains highly concerned with China's continued militarization in the disputed South China Sea, Defense Secretary James Mattis told reporters yesterday traveling with him to Vietnam.

21 Sep 2018

Donald Trump

Vietnamese President Quang passes away at 61 due to illness

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has died at the 108 Military Hospital in Hanoi today due to a serious illness. He was 61.

17 Sep 2018

Music Concert

Vietnam: Drug overdose in music festival kills seven, five critical

Seven people have died, and five are in a coma, after taking drugs during a music festival in Hanoi Water Park of Tay Ho District, Vietnam, local media reported.

30 Aug 2018

John McCain

Crowds brave Arizona heat to pay respects to John McCain

Hundreds of people paid their respects to US Senator John McCain yesterday, standing for hours in the broiling Arizona sun before filing past the flag-draped casket that his tearful wife, Cindy, lovingly pressed her face against after a ceremony for the former North Vietnam prisoner of war.

28 Aug 2018


India, Vietnam to strengthen trade, investment, maritime, defense cooperation

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today held talks with her Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Minh and discussed measures to strengthen trade, investment, maritime and defense cooperation between the two countries.

28 Aug 2018


Swaraj talks about economic importance of Indian Ocean in Vietnam

Emphasizing the economic importance of the Indian Ocean, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said with the eastward shift of the global economy, the Indian Ocean is at the center of the emerging "Age of Asia" and those who live in this region bear the primary responsibility for its peace and stability.

27 Aug 2018


Swaraj unveils Mahatma Gandhi's bust at Indian Embassy in Vietnam

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the Embassy of India in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi.

27 Aug 2018

Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Vietnam to deepen bilateral strategic cooperation

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday arrived in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on the first leg of her four-day two-nation tour, which aims at deepening India's strategic cooperation with Vietnam and Cambodia.

23 Jul 2018


Vietnam: Battering floods claim 19 lives; 13 are unaccounted for

Flash floods in Vietnam have now claimed at least 19 lives, as residents in affected areas sought safety in higher ground.

07 Apr 2018

Russia News

Russia-bound aircraft develops technical snag, makes emergency landing at Delhi

A Russia-bound aircraft, ABG 8772, made an emergency landing at Terminal-3 of Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi today evening, after it developed an engine failure.

07 Mar 2018


Fake weddings, rented grooms on the rise in Vietnam

The business of fake weddings and grooms/guests on rent has seen an unprecedented rise in Vietnam over the last decade, courtesy societal and filial pressure on youngsters to conform to traditions.

13 Nov 2017


Vietnamese researchers fool iPhone X's Face ID using mask

A team of Vietnamese researchers belonging to the security firm Bkav claim to have fooled the "super-premium" iPhone X's Face ID technology using a composite 3D-printed mask.

12 Nov 2017

Donald Trump

Trump and Putin hit it off at APEC summit

US President Donald Trump met Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the ongoing Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam.

10 Nov 2017

South Korea

Trump to address APEC summit in Vietnam

US President Donald Trump is set to deliver a much-anticipated address at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Da Nang, Vietnam.

29 Oct 2017


2018 R-Day celebrations: 10 Chief Guests to attend the parade

Next year's Republic Day parade is expected to have not one, but 10 chief guests, as it's expected to be attended by the leaders of the ASEAN countries.

18 Aug 2017


Amid Doklam standoff, India's BrahMos supply to Vietnam irks China

India and China are locked in a tense border standoff in Doklam since mid-June; experts say they are "dangerously close" to their worst military conflict.

24 Jul 2017

South China Sea

#SouthChinaSea: Vietnam ends drilling in gas field over China threats

Strong threats from China have led Vietnam to reportedly end a gas-drilling expedition in a disputed area of the South China Sea.

14 Jan 2017


PETA buys share in Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey

Animal rights activist group PETA has bought shares in French luxury goods company Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey (LVMH) in a bid to stop it from selling exotic animal skin products.

03 Sep 2016


India and Vietnam increase cooperation across various sectors

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two day visit to Vietnam, said both countries recognized the growing need for cooperation in order to respond to emerging regional challenges.