Ho Chi Minh City

13 dead in fire at a condominium complex in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City; 27 injures

Thirteen people were killed and several injured when a fire broke out at an apartment complex in Vietnam`s southern commercial hub of Ho Chi Minh City early Friday, authorities said.

Mar 23, 2018, 07:38 AM IST

MC Mary Kom enters Asian Boxing Championships final

Five-time world champion MC Mary Kom remained on course for a fifth gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championships after she advanced to the final of the event on Tuesday being held in Ho Chi Minh Ci

Nov 07, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

Asian Boxing Championships: Veteran Mary Kom advances to semis, assured India of a medal

The London Olympics bronze-medallist started her campaign by defeating local favourite Diem Thi Trinh Kieu, again in a split verdict, on Thursday.

Nov 04, 2017, 15:16 PM IST

Vietnam demotes top Communist Party official for misconduct

Vietnam`s ruling Communist Party demoted a prominent party official on Wednesday, stripping him of his role as party head of Ho Chi Minh City to penalise him further for misconduct during his time as head of the country`s state oil and gas firm.

May 10, 2017, 09:18 AM IST

'Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City sinks at alarming rate'

Ground depression in Vietnam`s Ho Chi Minh City is taking place at an alarming rate, a research report said on Tuesday.

Apr 18, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

Vietnam detains activists after South China Sea ruling

Scores of activists were detained in Vietnam`s capital as they gathered to protest against China.

Jul 17, 2016, 13:41 PM IST

US, Vietnam agree to allow Peace Corps into Vietnam for first time

The United States and Vietnam on Tuesday signed an agreement allowing the U.S. Peace Corps to work in the country for the first time.

May 24, 2016, 10:21 AM IST

Vietnam to install cameras on buses for better management, order and security

 Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City is installing surveillance cameras on buses for better management, order and security, the municipal transport department said on Sunday.

Apr 10, 2016, 12:18 PM IST

Eye on China: India to build satellite tracking and imaging centre in Vietnam

The new high-tech centre will provide Vietnam access to pictures from Indian earth observation satellites. 

Jan 25, 2016, 13:28 PM IST

Saketh Myneni wins 1st singles Challenger title of 2015 in Vietnam

Continuing with his sparkling show, Saketh Myneni clinched the Vietnam Open trophy, his first singles Challenger title of the season with a straight set win over Australia's Jordan Thompson.

Oct 18, 2015, 21:14 PM IST

Saketh Myneni reaches quarterfinals of Vietnam Open

Saketh Myneni remained on course for his second successive final on the ATP Challenger Tour after eking out a hard-fought win over Japan's Yasutaka Uchiyama in the Vietnam Open.

Oct 15, 2015, 22:21 PM IST

16 Cambodian garment workers killed in horrific road smash

At least 16 Cambodian garment workers were killed and 22 injured on their morning commute Tuesday when a bus crashed into the van transporting them, officials said.

May 19, 2015, 11:37 AM IST

Vietnam PM attacks `barbarous US crimes` on war anniversary

Ho Chi Minh City; Vietnam`s premier on Thursday hit out at the "barbarous crimes" of its wartime American foe as the nation marked four decades since the fall of Saigon, an event that delivered a c

Apr 30, 2015, 12:04 PM IST

Vietnam marks 40 years since fall of Saigon

Vietnam was set Thursday to mark the 40th anniversary of Saigon`s fall with a huge military parade celebrating the moment their communist forces ended a decades-long conflict and delivered a painfu

Apr 30, 2015, 03:42 AM IST

Two buses collide in central Vietnam, killing 10 people

Two buses collided in central Vietnam today, killing 10 people and injuring 11 others, an official said.

Feb 09, 2015, 13:51 PM IST

Vietnam arrests anti-China blogger for posting `bad content`

Vietnamese police said they had arrested a blogger for posting "bad content" about the government, as part of a long-running crackdown on online dissent in the communist country.

Dec 01, 2014, 10:49 AM IST

President visits historic 'Cu Chi' tunnels in Vietnam

President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday visited the historic 'Cu Chi' tunnels - one of the 'most bombed, shelled and devastated areas' of world military history located near this Vietnamese city.

Sep 17, 2014, 13:36 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee in Ho Chi Minh City; history, art on show

President Pranab Mukherjee reached the business capital of Vietnam on the second leg of his four-day visit during which he will visit various historic sites, attend a cultural programme and meet the local Indian community.

Sep 16, 2014, 12:49 PM IST

Four students killed in Vietnam blast

At least four students were killed and one was injured Saturday in an explosion in Vietnam`s Ho Chi Minh City, officials said.

Jan 11, 2014, 23:05 PM IST

Now top US diplomat, Kerry returns to Vietnam

Forty-four years after first setting foot in Vietnam as a young naval officer, John Kerry has returned once more, this time as America`s top diplomat.

Dec 14, 2013, 13:53 PM IST