Tway Airlines poised to reopen Ho Chi Minh City- Incheon route

-Republic of Korean carrier Tway Airlines has announced plans to reopen a one-way air route to connect Ho Chi Minh City with Incheon International Airport starting from July 22. Read more »

INEOS reveals exterior design of Grenadier

The Grenadier. — Photo Courtesy INEOS Automotive INEOS Automotive on Wednesday revealed the exterior design of the Grenadier, its forthcoming 4×4 vehicle. Built from the ground up on an all-new platform, the car has been designed to be a rugged, capable and comfortable go-anywhere working vehicle, the company said in a release. Toby Ecuyer, head […] Read more »

Discovering Trang An landscape complex by helicopter

Following the launch of the Trang An Heli Tour, tourists now have the chance of enjoying a view of the Trang An landscape complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh from high above. Read more »

National promotion month kicked off

The launching ceremony of the Viet Nam Grand Sale 2020 in Ha Noi. — VNA/VNS Photo The capital city of Ha Noi plans to organise 200 shopping stimulus events during the national promotion month. The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) held a launching ceremony for the national promotion month on Wednesday in Ha Noi. […] Read more »

More than 100 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide

The bodies of at least 100 jade miners were pulled from the mud after a landslide in northern Myanmar on Thursday, in one of the worst ever accidents to hit the perilous industry. Scores die each year while working in the country’s lucrative but poorly regulated jade industry, which uses low-paid migrant workers to scrape […] Read more »

A Huge Wendy’s and Pizza Hut franchise filed for bankruptcy due to Covid-19

NPC International, the operator of 1,200 Pizza Hut and nearly 400 Wendy's restaurants in the United States, has filed for bankruptcy as coronavirus pandemic puts pressure on the struggling restaurant industry. Read more »

Vietjet, Facebook team up to provide flight discounts

A Vietjet cabin crew. — Photo courtesy of Vietjet Vietjet is offering a promotion with 50 per cent discount on ticket prices on all domestic routes, excluding taxes and fees.   These discounted airfares follow a tourism promotion programme called ‘Immense Việt Nam – Fly green with Vietjet’ launched by the budget airline and Facebook.  The programme is […] Read more »

Study figures out the most effective non-medical face mask for COVID-19 prevention

Scientists at Florida Atlantic University have experimented with different materials and styles of non-medical masks and discovered that the most effective face mask made from two layers of quilting fabric can prevent the spread of COVID-19. Read more »

Taiwanese drug trafficker sentenced to death in Vietnam

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court on July 2 handed down a death sentence on a Taiwanese citizen charged with trafficking an extremely large amount of heroin from Vietnam to Taiwan. Read more »

PouYuen temporarily lays 6,000 employees off due to shortage of orders

PouYuen temporarily lays 6,000 employees off due to shortage of orders Read more »

Kim Jong Un infuriated by “soiled” images of his wife in South Korean leaflets

Kim Jong Un exploded a liaison office and threatened to take military action after "soiled and insulting" photoshopped pictures of his wife from South Korea were dropped into North Korea. Read more »

Hanoi modernizes automatic air monitoring system

Hanoi’s automatic air monitoring network has provided reliable data, sent warnings and suggested measures to protect local residents’ health. Read more »