Tourists beef about Vietnam ancient town's entry ticket, authorities justify it
A top local official has defended the entry fee imposed on visitors to Hoi An, saying it is needed to raise funds for preservation, but promised to soon improve the way it is collected following protests from tourists.
Another endangered tiger delivers cubs at Vietnam zoo
A four-year old Indochinese tigress (Panthera tigris corbetti) delivered four cubs at a Ho Chi Minh City zoo, where another tiger gave birth to five in February, Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reported Thursday.
Vietnam minister calls for indefinite ban on Ho Chi Minh City hydrofoils
The Ministry of Transport has called on the government to continue its suspension of hydrofoil service between Ho Chi MInh City and the beach town of Vung Tau indefinitely.