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At least 16 people have been reported dead and missing as a result of flash floods that have battered the northern mountainous provinces of Son La and Dien Bien over the past few days.

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Vietnamese spend nearly 150 trillion VND on online shopping

Vietnamese consumers spent 143.9 trillion VND buying 1.53 million items on five e-commerce platforms in the first half of this year, according market analysis firm Metric.

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Thousands pay respects to late Party General Secretary

Thousands of people queued up to pay respects to Communist Party of Vietnam General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong during the state funeral for the late leader, which was held on Thursday in Hanoi.

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Three people were killed, and another suffered injuries after a container truck crashed into three roadside houses in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong's Dak Mil District on Thursday morning.

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Dien Bien flash flood leaves two dead, five missing

A flash flood has occurred in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien, leaving seven people dead and missing and two others injured.

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Grandmaster Liem wins Biel International Chess Festival for third consecutive time

Vietnamese Grandmaster Le Quang Liem successfully defended his top place at the Biel International Chess Festival 2024, which concluded in Switzerland on July 24.

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Foreign guests pay tribute to party leader Nguyen Phu Trong

Many countries have sent senior leaders to attend the state funeral of the Communist Party of Vietnam General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong which began at the National Funeral House in Hanoi on July 25.

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A passenger plane crashed on takeoff in Kathmandu on Wednesday, with the pilot rescued from the flaming wreckage but all 18 others aboard killed, police in the Nepali capital told AFP.

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Stock markets were mixed Tuesday as investors struggled to extend a surge on Wall Street, where the tech sector bounced back after last week's losses, while attention turned to the upcoming release of key US inflation data.

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More than 500 people, including some opposition leaders, have been arrested in Dhaka over violence that has wracked Bangladesh and killed 163 people since students started protesting against civil service hiring rules, police said Monday.

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Thousands flocked to a coastal town in western Indonesia Sunday to watch a clash between ornate mythical effigies before they are cast into the sea, in a centuries-old ritual born from a Shiite holy day of mourning.

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Flash floods in northern and southwest China have killed at least 20 people and left dozens missing, state media said Saturday, after a week of deadly downpours across the country.

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A bridge collapse caused by torrential rains in northern China killed 12 people and left more than 30 missing, state media said Saturday.

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