Phu Quoc authorities are struggling to find waste treatment solutions as the pollution problem on the island has worsened.

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British Covid-19 patient well enough to return home

The British pilot, who is the most serious Covid-19 patient in Vietnam, has recovered and is now in good enough health to be flown back to the UK according to the Ministry of Health.

GoViet name to be changed to GoJek

Indonesia ride-hailing app GoJek is planning to abandon its local name in Vietnam as it seeks to strengthen operations and brand awareness.

PM agrees to accept 14,000 Vietnamese from abroad

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to allow some 14,000 Vietnamese nationals abroad to return home amid the on-going Covid-19 pandemic in many countries.

Fishermen in Binh Dinh fined for illegal fishing

Two fishermen in the southern central province of Binh Dinh have been fined a total VND1.8 billion (USD78,260) for illegal fishing in foreign waters.

A couple practise yoga at a park in Hai Phong City.