13 Vietnamese banks named in world’s top 1,000

En nexpress - Chinese and American banks continued to dominate this year's list compiled by The Banker.

Vietnam named among world’s fastest growing travel destinations

En Vnexpress - The country is the place to be for young and old alike, if you can take on the challenge.

JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay named Asia’s Leading New Resort

Bao Moi - On June 4, the 2017 World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia named JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay—the first 5-star ++ resort in the south of Phu Quoc Island—as Asia’s Leading New Resort.

Why has a Milky Way planet been named after this teenage Indian girl?

Yahoo News A planet in the Milky Way has reportedly been named after a teenager, who hails from Bangalore, India. Sahithi Pingali, a high school student, was bestowed the honour after she excelled

Indonesia's Bali Island named as world's best tourist destination for 2017

Bao Moi - Famous for its volcanic mountains, iconic beaches and coral reefs, Indonesia's resort island of Bali has topped TripAdvisor's best destination list for 2017.

Trans-Vietnam train journey named among Asia’s best vistas

EN VietNamNet - UK-based travel publisher Rough Guides has described Viet Nam’s north-south rail link as one of the most scenic routes in Asia.

23 newly discovered caves in Ha Long Bay to be named

EN VietNamNet - The management board of Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh is seeking names for 23 caves newly discovered in Ha Long and Bai Tu Long Bays.

Hoi An named food capital of Vietnam

EN VietNamNet - Located on Vietnam’s central coast, Hoi An is known as its well-preserved ancient buildings and diversified cuisine.

Kong director Jordan Vogt-Roberts named Tourism Ambassador of Vietnam

EN VietNamNet - Hollywood film director Jordan Vogt-Roberts said he is honoured to be Vietnam’s tourism ambassador and will do his utmost to help Vietnamese tourism take off.

Son Tra mountain named national tourism site

EN VietNamNet - The Son Tra Mountain will become a national tourism site that will host a luxury eco-tour resort complex by 2030, announced a press conference on February 15.

Finalists named to lead under-fire WHO

Yahoo News The World Health Organization on Wednesday picked three finalists for the role of its next director-general, a high-stakes choice for the powerful agency described as facing an

Vietnamese restaurants named among best eateries in Canada

EN VietNamNet - Four Vietnamese restaurants were named among Canada’s 100 best places to eat by Yelp Reviews Canada.

HCM City named in 10 most vegan-friendly cities in Asia

Vietnamnet - Animal protection group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has listed HCM City among the top 10 havens for vegans and vegetarians in Asia.

Nenad Zimonjic named Serbia's Davis Cup captain

Yahoo News BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Doubles specialist Nenad Zimonjic has been named Serbia's Davis Cup captain.

Samsung heir named suspect in South Korean political scandal

Yahoo News SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean authorities said Wednesday that a Samsung scion will be questioned as a suspect in a bribery case in the massive influence-peddling scandal that led

Mastermind of Trump's Mexico visit named foreign minister

Yahoo News Mexico's Luis Videgaray was named foreign minister on Wednesday, making a stunning political comeback after losing his previous cabinet post for his role in organizing Donald Trump's

Northern Vietnam named Forbes’ cheapest travel place

EN VietNamNet - The US magazine Forbes has listed northern Vietnam as the cheapest place to visit in 2017.

A flight was late because someone named their Wi-Fi hotspot ‘Galaxy Note 7’

A clever but highly irresponsible troll by a passenger aboard a Virgin America flight out of San Francisco nearly resulted in the plane being grounded and searched for the recalled smartphone.

'Trump Whisperer' Conway named White House counselor

More than just a trusted advisor, Kellyanne Conway earned the nickname "Trump Whisperer" on the US presidential campaign trail for an uncanny ability to soothe and soften the brash real estate

Trump campaign star Conway named as his presidential counselor

Kellyanne Conway, a Republican pollster who was widely credited with bringing a more disciplined approach to Donald Trump's presidential election campaign, will become White House counselor when he

'Surreal' is named 2016 'Word of the Year'

Donald Trump's upset win in the US presidential election astonished people so much that they rushed to the dictionary to look up the word everyone was using to describe the event: surreal. Indeed,

Ha Long Bay named in top ten Asian heritage sites

The 'Descending Dragon' has landed on a list of the must-see places in Asia.

Trump Hotels pulls out of Rio hotel named in criminal probe

The Trump Organization Inc said on Wednesday it has pulled out of a hotel venture in Rio de Janeiro that is part of a criminal investigation in Brazil, with a Trump Hotels spokeswoman citing

Da Lat and Sa Pa named among best new destinations in Asia

Two Vietnamese towns, Da Lat in Lam Dong province and Sa Pa in Lao cai province, have entered the new list of the top 10 rising destinations in Asia in 2017 by popular travel booking site Trip

Rising stars: Vietnam’s Da Lat, Sa Pa named among best new destinations for 2017

The highland towns are loved by the TripAdvisor community for their cool weather, unique green scenes and ethnic culture.