Urbanist Hanoi

Lam Dong to Earmark $431m to Restore Defunct Da Lat-Thap Cham Railway

The unique cogwheel train was originally built by the French almost a century ago, but after 1975 was heavily damaged.

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Vietnam to Face Japan in Asian Cup Quarterfinal This Thursday

Will a miracle happen to help Vietnam overcome Japan’s mighty “samurais”?

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As Part of 'Traffic Safety Year,' Vietnam to Amp up Street Inspections, Sobriety Tests

In response to worrisome statistics and high profile accidents, authorities are undertaking a variety of measures to make roads safer. 

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Vietnam's National Team May Play Liverpool FC This Summer

The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) has announced that they are in contact with Premier League powerhouse Liverpool to arrange a friendly match between the two clubs this summer. 

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Trade Promotion Authorities Sign Partnership With Amazon Global Selling

Amazon Global Selling is a program for sellers and merchants to list their goods on Amazon's global e-commerce sites.

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Hoi An Requests $30m to Save Cua Dai Beach From Severe Erosion

Hoi An’s Cua Dai Beach might be wiped out completely in the near future if nothing is done to combat further erosion.

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Starbucks Vietnam Introduces Strawless Lids, Seeks to Curb Single-Use Plastic From 2019

Starting this year, fans of Starbucks in Vietnam can join in the country’s anti-plastic movement.

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Storm Pabuk Missed Vietnam, but Its Rain Damaged Mekong Delta Flower Farms

Typhoon Pabuk hit Thailand last Friday, January 4, wreaking havoc on local life.

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In Ha Long Bay, Rogue Vendors Sink Their Boats to Avoid Arrest

Last Thursday, a regular patrol in Ha Long Bay caught a rogue vendor attempting to sell goods to tourists on a cruise. Instead of allowing themselves to be caught, however, the vendor destroyed their own boat and let it sink.

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Vietnam's Airports Projected to Welcome 112m Passengers in 2019, 8m More than 2018

In 2019, Vietnam’s aviation industry will continue its upward trajectory as experienced in recent years.

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Nearly 1,000 Hectares of Vietnamese Forest Lost in 2018: Official

The equivalent of 1,000 football fields, the lost wilderness in Vietnam represents an improvement over recent years.

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