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Thanh Hoa Fishermen Unknowingly Butcher Carcass of Endangered Whale Shark

On May 5, a fishing vessel arrived at a port in Sam Son City, Thanh Hoa Province with a carcass of a gigantic fish weighing almost a ton. That afternoon, the fishermen butchered the fish.

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Morning Stories Roundup: Vietnam Athletes Win Medals at World Para Swimming World Series

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Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them into short, accessible links so you can easily keep up with current affairs.

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74% of Vietnam's Garment Workers Earn Below Global Living Wage: Study

 

A recently-published Oxfam study looks at Vietnamese garment workers' wages and living conditions.

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[Photos] Huawei's New European-Inspired Campus Has Its Own Private Trams

The Chinese technology behemoth's new campus in Dongguan, north of Shenzen, consists of 12 different "towns," each designed to resemble iconic European cities such as Paris, London, Bruges and Granada. Four of the 12 towns are still under construction.

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Ride-Hailling Apps Draw Commuters Away From Saigon Buses, Report Says

Bus ridership has plummeted in Saigon, but are ride-share apps to blame?

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Morning Stories Roundup: HCMC to Remove 277 Waste-Prone Sites

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Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them into short, accessible links so you can easily keep up with current affairs.

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Infrastructure Strains Flush Polluted Water Straight Into Vietnam's Beaches

Waste treatment infrastructures unable to contend with increased sewage from tourism and development projects means pollution is overwhelming some of Vietnam's most famous beaches including those in Da Nang, Nha Trang and Phu Quoc. 

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Saigon Inks 7-Year Contract to Use 'Super Pump' to Drain Nguyen Huu Canh

The smart pump system was designed by the Quang Trung Industry Group.

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Weekend Stories Roundup: Dengue Prevention Campaign Launched in HCMC

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Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them into short, accessible links so you can easily keep up with current affairs.

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Vietnam Is Among Top 5 Countries That Watch YouTube the Most

Thanks to high rates of smartphone ownership, the video streaming platform has proven quite popular in Vietnam.

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Vietnam Airlines to Spend $3.7bn on 50–75 New Airplanes

On Tuesday, May 7, the national flag carrier officially switched from the Unlisted Public Company Market (UpCOM) stock exchange to the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE), with an aim to encourage governmental divestment and more investors.

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