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Vietjet will launch its new domestic route from Hanoi to Dong Hoi in the central province of Quang Binh on June 1, with tickets priced from only VND99,000 (US$4.35), looking to meet increasing demand for travel between the two destinations.

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 PV Gas and foreign partners to build $1.27bn gas pipeline

A subsidiary of the State-owned oil and gas group PetroVietnam and its foreign partners have secured a license to invest in a natural gas pipeline in the south of Vietnam, making it the largest foreign investment project approved this year.

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1,000 workers strike in Ninh Binh

Nearly 1,000 workers at a foreign invested footwear company in Ninh Binh Province have gone on strike to protest against the company's policies.

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The Japan-Vietnam Friendship Association of Japan’s Kawasaki City donated more than 210 bicycles to poor students yesterday, the organisation’s annual charitable donation to Vietnam.

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The United States pledged on Wednesday to step up sanctions to force North Korea to resume dialogue over its nuclear program, but said it was not looking to bring Kim Jong-Un's regime to its knees.

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 Vietnamese, Lao Prime Ministers agree to lift ties

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith have agreed to give the top priority to nurturing the bilateral traditional friendship and special solidarity, regarding this as a vital and decisive factor to ensure the victory

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Apology statue erected in South Korea

A statue expressing sorrow for the participation of South Korea in the war in Vietnam has been set up on Jeru Island.

 >>  South Korean people apologise for war crimes
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The United States pledged on Wednesday to step up sanctions to force North Korea to resume dialogue over its nuclear program, but said it was not looking to bring Kim Jong-Un's regime to its knees.

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Japan's gaffe-prone disaster reconstruction minister resigned Wednesday after remarking it was lucky the catastrophic 2011 earthquake-tsunami had hit a largely rural region rather than Tokyo.

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Famous for its volcanic mountains, iconic beaches and coral reefs, Indonesia's resort island of Bali has topped TripAdvisor's best destination list for 2017.

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The United States on Monday blacklisted 271 employees of a Syrian government agency it said was responsible for developing chemical weapons, weeks after a poison gas attack killed scores of people in a rebel-held province in Syria.

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The chief of Qatar Airways on Monday accused American carriers complaining over alleged subsidies to Gulf airlines of "bullying", as he announced new US routes in defiance of mounting airport restrictions.

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A 12-year-old boy trying to drive from coast-to-coast through the vast Australian outback was stopped by traffic police more than a thousand kilometres into the epic road trip, authorities said Sunday.

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