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Vietnam’s two largest cities Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have been named among the most popular travel destinations throughout Asia, 

Special repatriation flight for stranded Thai nationals in Vietnam

The Royal Thai Embassy in Hanoi on April 17 announced that it is organizing a chartered repatriation flight for approximately 100 Thai nationals who are stranded in Vietnam due to the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.

RCEP expected to be signed in Vietnam this year

Countries involved in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) have begun a legal review aimed at signing the trade pact this year in Vietnam, said Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.

Thailand moves to ease congestion at Bangkok-based airport

Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok has reached its full capacity and it isn’t possible to expand or build another runway, the Airports of Thailand Plc said, urging budget airlines to switch to wide-body aircraft to ease congestion at the airport.


Vietnamese designer Dac Ngoc debuts collection in Bangkok

Vietnamese designer Dac Ngoc introduced his latest collection during the Bangkok Kids International Fashion Show 2019 which was recently held in Thailand.

Da Nang among top three travel picks for Koreans in Mid-Autumn festival

Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang, Jeju Island of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok are favourite spots for Koreans to spend the long Mid-Autumn holiday this year.

Vietnam attends 20th ASEAN+3 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

Vietnamese Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh joined his counterparts from ASEAN member states, China, the Republic of Korea and Japan to attend the 20th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Thailand, on August 2.

Direct flight connects Da Nang, Bangkok

Bangkok Airways will launch its new route between the central city of Da Nang and Bangkok from May 25, the Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited told in an email on March 8.

'Bomb-making material' found in second Bangkok flat

 Thai police say they have found bomb-making materials in a second apartment, after the arrest of a suspect in the explosion at Bangkok's Erawan Shrine.

Bangkok bomb-hit Erawan shrine reopens

 The shrine in Bangkok which was hit by a deadly explosion on Monday reopened to the public on Wednesday.

Asia migrants: Bangkok meeting to debate crisis

 A regional conference is under way in the Thai capital Bangkok to discuss possible solutions to the South East Asia migrant crisis.

Emerging artist to feature in Thailand

 VietNamNet Bridge – Artist Ha Manh Thang will showcase a painting collection at the Thavibu Gallery in Bangkok from September 20 to October 18.

Yingluck condemns violence in Bangkok

 Thai caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Sunday condemned the two attacks in Bangkok's rally sites which killed two, including a four-year-old child and injuring 22 others.

Thailand protesters 'promise not to obstruct voting'

 Thai protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban has promised that his supporters will not obstruct advance voting for next week's general election.

Thailand crisis: Protesters begin Bangkok 'shutdown'

 Protesters have begun blocking roads in parts of the Thai capital, Bangkok, in a bid to oust the government before snap elections on 2 February.

Anti-gov't protestors occupy Thai foreign ministry

 Hundreds of anti-government protesters occupied the compound of the foreign ministry in the Thai capital of Bangkok on Monday.

Cycling duo tour SE Asia

VietNamNet Bridge – Indians Satya Ranjan Sen and U.B. Mayood, both 62, are trying to prove to their friends and people they have met during their bicycle trip through Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Viet Nam

Tour scandal raises questions

 VietNamNet Bridge – Last week, more than 700 Vietnamese people were left stranded in the middle of a MICE (Meeting-Incentive-Conventions-Exhibition) tour in Bangkok.

Thien knocked out in Bangkok tennis tournament

 VietNamNet Bridge – Young talent Nguyen Hoang Thien was defeated by No 2 seed Adam Feeney of Australia 2-0 (3-6, 1-6) in the main round of the Men's Futures Tennis Tournament in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday.

Thao wins silver at Asian Grand Prix in Bangkok

VietNamNet Bridge – Do Thi Thao, Viet Nam's sole representative at the first meeting of the Asian Grand Prix in Bangkok, won silver in the women's 800m event on Saturday.