Damaged roads ‘torture’ locals, drivers every day in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

Damaged roads ‘torture’ locals, drivers every day in Vietnam

Truck and bus drivers can only drive on many sections of national highways in Vietnam at just five kilometers an hour – the speed of a bicycle – thanks to deteriorating road conditions.

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Thousands hit by water supply cuts

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Residents of Ha Dong's Mo Lao commune have spent twenty days without fresh water.

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Quang Nam farmland turned into one big gold-mining site

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Quang Nam farmland turned into one big gold-mining site

VietNamNet Bridge – Efforts made by Quang Nam provincial authorities have not helped stop illegal gold mining there, as farmers’ rice fields and land have been used for large gold mining sites.

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Zip line offers new route to central Vietnam cave

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

The Phong Nha-Ke Bang Cave Center in central Vietnam officially opened a 400-meter zip line over the Chay River to the entrance of Toi (Dark) Cave.

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Cast adrift on the river of life

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Cast adrift on the river of life

VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thi Vy dipped her bucket into the muddy waters of the Red River.

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Cast adrift on the river of life

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Cast adrift on the river of life

Nguyen Thi Vy dipped her bucket into the muddy waters of the Red River.She used the water to rinse some rice and wash vegetables to prepare dinner.

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Hanoians put up with water problems

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Hanoians put up with water problems

VietNamNet Bridge – The Hanoi Water Supply Company has promised to provide enough water to Hanoians. However, clean water remains a luxurious good for them.

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Deadly floods recede to reveal Balkan desolation

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Floodwaters have crept lower in the shellshocked Balkans to reveal widespread devastation after the region's deadliest natural disaster since records began more than a century ago.

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Getting down and dirty with mud wrestling

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Getting down and dirty with mud wrestling

Local men in Yên Viên Village, Vân Hà Commune in Việt Yên District in the northern province of Bắc Giang compete for a ball at a traditional Ball Catching in Mud Festival. The annual event is held between the 12th and 14th days of the fourth lunar month (between May 10 and 12) to wish for a lucky and prosperous year. Viet Nam News showcases a series of photos taken by photographer Truong Van Vi at the event.

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Where water is as expensive as gold

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

Where water is as expensive as gold

VietNamNet Bridge – More than 400 households in the large seaside city of Nha Trang have been using water from a cemetery for their daily life for the past 30 years.

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Bus slips over on central Vietnam muddy road, 13 hurt

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

Thirteen passengers injured when their sleeper bus flipped over on a highway in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong Monday, allegedly because of the slippery road surface after the rain.

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Challenging off-road race in Vietnam highlands

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 8 month(s) ago

Challenging off-road race in Vietnam highlands

Racing cars attending the off-road race at Dam B’ri resort were nicknamed ‘terrestrial dinosaurs’ for their great strength and ability to conquer any obstacles in their way.

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Son Doong cave – a whole other world

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VOV News English 9 month(s) ago 2 related news

Son Doong cave – a whole other world

Son Doong in the central province of Quang Binh is well-known as the world’s largest cave. Discovered in 2009, it is now one of the hottest spots in Vietnam and the nation’s most expensive tours.

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"Long-legged" villages in Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

'Long-legged' villages in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - In everyday life, stilts help people in Quan Vinh Village, Nam Dinh Province, to earn their living and people in Jun Village in Gia Lai province to travel in the flood season.

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37 foreigners among 85 passengers on hydrofoil that caught fire

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 9 month(s) ago

37 foreigners among 85 passengers on hydrofoil that caught fire

On Monday, 85 passengers, including 37 foreigners, had no choice but to jump into the Saigon River to escape from a hydrofoil that suddenly caught fire.

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