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More Americans have died of coronavirus than during Vietnam war

29 Apr 2020

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.

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

15 Apr 2020

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.

F1: Chinese GP expected to be postponed over coronavirus outbreak

12 Feb 2020

F1: Chinese GP expected to be postponed over coronavirus outbreak

The 2020 season of the Formula 1 is set to start with the Australian Grand Prix from March 15 onwards.

Five cheapest countries to travel to in 2020

10 Jan 2020

Five cheapest countries to travel to in 2020

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

Again! Facebook data of over 26 crore people leaked online

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.

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

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.

Samsung to launch these smartphones in the coming weeks

08 Dec 2019

Samsung to launch these smartphones in the coming weeks

Samsung is working to launch three new premium smartphones in the coming weeks.

5 countries you can visit under Rs. 1 lakh

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.

Carolina Marin downs Tai Tzu Ying to win China Open

22 Sep 2019

Carolina Marin downs Tai Tzu Ying to win China Open

Spaniard Carolina Marin grabbed the prestigious China Open Super 1000 badminton tournament title on Sunday.

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

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.

Five countries to explore, if you want to travel solo

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.

#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia

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.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 tipped to feature Time-of-Flight 3D sensor

08 Jul 2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 tipped to feature Time-of-Flight 3D sensor

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 is just a few weeks away from going official and naturally, more and more leaks are coming our way.

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

25 Feb 2019

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.

March 1 deadline extended, US to delay China tariff-increase: Trump

25 Feb 2019

March 1 deadline extended, US to delay China tariff-increase: Trump

US President Donald Trump yesterday announced the extension of the March 1 deadline for increasing tariff on import of Chinese products, saying there had been "significant progress" made in negotiations with a visiting trade delegation from the far-east nation.

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

09 Feb 2019

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.

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

02 Jan 2019

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.

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

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.

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

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.

India and Vietnam to step up defense cooperation, oil exploration

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.

President Ram Nath Kovind visits Hindu temple complex in Vietnam

19 Nov 2018

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.

F1-star Lewis Hamilton thinks India is 'poor' for races

15 Nov 2018

F1-star Lewis Hamilton thinks India is 'poor' for races

Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton feels Formula 1 races should be held frequently in countries having 'real racing history' like England, Italy, rather than adding new countries in its calendar like Vietnam or India.

Sussex: Fifteen children among 21 people found in refrigerated truck

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.

US concerned with continued militarization of South China Sea: Mattis

16 Oct 2018

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.

US, China to hold talks to reduce trade, military tensions

08 Oct 2018

US, China to hold talks to reduce trade, military tensions

China and the US are set to hold high-level talks in Beijing, China to reduce the spiraling trade and military tensions between the world's two largest economies.

Vietnamese President Quang passes away at 61 due to illness

21 Sep 2018

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.

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

17 Sep 2018

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.

Crowds brave Arizona heat to pay respects to John McCain

30 Aug 2018

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.

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

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.

Swaraj talks about economic importance of Indian Ocean in Vietnam

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.

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

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.

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Vietnam to deepen bilateral strategic cooperation

27 Aug 2018

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.

India-bound OPPO F9 Pro specs leaked: Details here

17 Aug 2018

India-bound OPPO F9 Pro specs leaked: Details here

OPPO's first smartphone to feature a 'waterdrop'-shaped notch - the OPPO F9 - has been launched in Vietnam.

#TravelBytes: 5 countries you can visit, instead of buying iPhoneX

12 Aug 2018

#TravelBytes: 5 countries you can visit, instead of buying iPhoneX

However nice the iPhone X looks, there's long list of things one can buy in the amount it ends up sucking out of your pockets.

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

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.

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

07 Apr 2018

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.

India becomes world's second largest mobile phone manufacturer: ICA

04 Apr 2018

India becomes world's second largest mobile phone manufacturer: ICA

Only behind China, India has replaced Vietnam to become the second largest mobile phone manufacturer in 2017, Indian Cellular Association President Pankaj Mohindroo informed Union ministers Manoj Sinha and Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Fake weddings, rented grooms on the rise in Vietnam

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.

Vietnamese researchers fool iPhone X's Face ID using mask

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.

Trump and Putin hit it off at APEC summit

12 Nov 2017

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.