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Bamboo Airways Is Vietnam's Most Punctual Airline in 2019 (So Far)

But do they play 'Hello Vietnam' on endless repeat while taxiing?

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Hoi An Inches Closer to 'Bicycle Town' Goal With New Pedestrian-Only Street

Another major street in Hoi An has been approved to become a walking plaza in the future.

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Vietnam's Latest Tourist Attraction Is a Glass Bridge and Elevator Near Sapa

At least it's not another cable car?

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After VietJet, Vietnam Airlines Launches Direct Flights From Saigon to Bali

The flagship carrier joins VietJet in offering direct flights from the southern metropolis to the Indonesian beach hotspot.

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Illegal Hotel on Ma Pi Leng Pass Becomes Center of Controversy

Located in Ha Giang Province, Ma Pi Leng Pass is known for its breathtaking views of natural beauty.

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VietJet to Start Flying From Da Nang to Taipei in December

The low-cost carrier is currently operating eight routes connecting Saigon, Hanoi and Da Nang to four Taiwanese cities including Taipei, Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung.

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Bamboo Airways Receives Nod to Expand Fleet Despite Financial Loss

According to a report from the Ministry of Finance, at the end of April this year, Bamboo Airways recorded a loss of US$14.2 million.

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VNA to Provide In-Flight WiFi Service Later This Year

What a time to be alive.

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From August, Ha Long Will Ban Plastic Bottles, Bags on Tour Boats

In response to the beautiful bay's burgeoning rubbish problem, plastic will no longer be used on sightseeing vessels.

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Sun, Sand and Scary Beasts on Malaysia's Perhentian Islands

Southern Vietnam's rainy season coincides nicely with the dry season on Malaysia’s east coast, home to the Perhentian Islands, nestled in the East Sea.

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Over 77% of Foreign Tourists in Vietnam Are From Asia, Statistics Office Says

Tourists from the Americas make up the second-largest group of foreign arrivals in Vietnam.

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Vingroup Establishes New Airline Vinpearl Air, Aviation Training Centers

The Vietnamese conglomerate continues its relentless expansion.

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Vietnam Airlines Increases Carry-On Weight Limit From 7kg to 12kg

The national airline has increased the carry-on luggage weight limit from seven to 12 kilograms for economy tickets.

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VietJet Announces New Direct Flights From Saigon, Da Nang to Tokyo

Direct routes will connect Tokyo with Da Nang and Saigon.

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[Photos] Tractors and Cabbages: A Different Da Lat Away From Urban Chaos

Not looking for a fancy destination, I sought out Da Lat for a different perspective that’s comfier, simpler and quieter.

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National Assembly Member Suggests Imposing Departure Tax on Citizens, Tourists

The implementation of a departure tax, an elector of the National Assembly argued, could bring in additional revenue to improve Vietnam’s tourism infrastructure.

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[Photos] The Island in Hong Kong That's Completely Free of Traffic

Hong Kong is famed for its incredible population density and vertiginous skyline, where streets are hemmed in by concrete canyons of towering high-rises.

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[Video] A Serene Glance of Ninh Binh

Towering karst formations, light seeping in through the watery entrance to a cave, bananas sold out of shoulder-slung bamboo baskets by an old lady: clichés about Vietnam exist for a reason, and it ca...

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Vietnam's Homestay Boom Brings About Both Promise and Perils

As tourism booms, people across the nation are transforming their homes into rentable accommodation, a potentially lucrative but also risky endeavor. 

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Quang Binh Homestay Owners Struggle in Price War Against Major Hotels

Price reduction by companies with deep pockets disproportionately harms homestay proprietors, who used to be farmers living near Phong Nha–Ke Bang National Park.