Hanoi Vietnam - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Hanoi Vietnam


Vietnam says China ships have left disputed sea after month-long standoff

Aug 09, 2019 - 9:06 AM

Hanoi confirms the Chinese vessels had left its exclusive economic zone, after weeks of repeated demands to vacate

RESOURCE-RICH. File photo shows the oil rigs in the South China Sea. Photo by corlaffra/Shuttterstock

Exploring Hanoi, Vietnam: Hidden gems, secret spots

Aug 06, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Planning to visit Hanoi soon? Here's a 4-day itinerary and travel guide to help you out!

Hanoi,Vietnam itinerary and guide. Photos by Jan Ricasio/Rappler

Vietnam demands 'immediate withdrawal' of China ship in disputed sea

Jul 26, 2019 - 7:25 AM

'Vietnam has had several appropriate diplomatic exchanges... requesting immediate withdrawal from Vietnam's exclusive economic zone,' says its foreign ministry

At least 5 dead in Hanoi workshop blaze

Apr 12, 2019 - 3:23 PM

The fire is extinguished by dawn, with police still investigating the cause

HANOI FIRE. A firefighter uses a hose to douse a spot while battling a fire in a workshop complex in Hanoi on April 12, 2019. Photo by Nam Nguyen/AFP

Frothed not fried: Hanoi's egg beer draws curious drinkers

Apr 09, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Giang Cafe in Hanoi is getting attention for the drink

North Korea, U.S. vow to keep talking after Hanoi summit collapse

Mar 01, 2019 - 12:58 PM

(UPDATED) The outcome in Hanoi falls far short of the pre-meeting expectations and hopes, after critics said their initial historic meeting in Singapore was more style over substance

NUCLEAR NO-DEAL. Vietnamese women walk past North Korean flags on a street in Hanoi on March 1, 2019, a day after the second US-North Korea summit. Photo by Nhac Nguyen/AFP

Kim hits the road in Hanoi ahead of Trump nuclear summit

Feb 26, 2019 - 9:45 AM

(3rd UPDATE) After an initial meeting in Singapore in June 2018, analysts say the second date must deliver more concrete steps towards dismantling Pyongyang's arsenal

ARRIVAL. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) arrives at the Dong Dang railway station in Dong Dang, Lang Son province, on February 26, 2019, to attend the second US-North Korea summit. Photo by Nhac Nguyen/AFP

China scrubs social media as Kim train trundles south

Feb 25, 2019 - 6:21 PM

The secretive itinerary fuels speculation on Twitter-like Weibo, as people discuss delayed trains, traffic congestion, and road closures in Chinese cities through which Kim's iconic olive green train is expected to pass

WHERE'S KIM? Weibo users discuss where North Korean President Kim Jong-un might be relative to the issues he's causing for commuters. Image of Kim Jong-un by KNCA/AFP

Korean War could be declared over at Hanoi summit – Seoul

Feb 25, 2019 - 5:26 PM

'I believe that the possibility is there,' says Kim Eui-kyeom, spokesperson for South Korean President Moon Jae-in

INTER-KOREAN SUMMIT. North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (L) shakes hands with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in (R) at the Military Demarcation Line. Photo from AFP/Korea Summit Press Pool

U.N. allows North Koreans to travel to Vietnam

Feb 21, 2019 - 11:26 AM

Vietnam asks for an exemption for senior North Korean officials who are on a UN sanctions blacklist to be allowed to attend the February 27-28 summit in Hanoi

A Vietnamese woman walks past a billboard for the upcoming second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in Hanoi on February 20, 2019.  Nhac NGUYEN / AFP

Trump in 'no rush' to push North Korea to denuclearize

Feb 20, 2019 - 11:13 AM

On their second summit, Trump says, 'I think that North Korea and Chairman Kim have some very positive things in mind and we'll soon find out, but I'm in no rush'

SUMMIT #1. File photo of the first summit between US President Donald Trump (right) and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Hanoi to host F1 race in 2020

Nov 01, 2018 - 7:19 PM

Vietnam will just be the third Southeast Asian country to host a Formula One race after Malaysia and Singapore

HIGH SPEED. Drivers compete during the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix at the Marina Bay Street Circuit last September. Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP

7 dead, 5 in coma after taking drugs at Vietnam music festival

Sep 17, 2018 - 5:46 PM

(UPDATED) 'Police investigators are trying to figure out what type of drug that was,' deputy director of Hanoi police Nguyen Van Vien tells reporters

Cavite boy upsets Asian women's chess champion

Mar 14, 2018 - 5:46 PM

Two of Quizon's 3 victims in this top-caliber tournament in Vietnam are rated grandmasters

BRIGHT STAR. Daniel Quizon has three wins in the Hanoi tournament, all of them women. From Daniel Quizon's Facebook account.

[Vietnam travel guide] Hanoi: The chaos and charms of the capital

Nov 17, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Planning to explore Hanoi? Here's what you need to check out

Hanoi to ban motorbikes by 2030 to curb pollution, traffic

Jul 04, 2017 - 9:12 PM

Critics have blamed the emissions heavy motorbikes for Hanoi s deteriorating air quality and worsening traffic congestion

Wisata murah: 2 hari di Hanoi tanpa membuat tabunganmu jebol

Jul 31, 2016 - 10:07 AM

Bagaimana cara menikmati 2 hari di Hanoi tanpa perlu khawatir tabunganmu jebol?

AN EVENING AT THE LAKE. Hoan Kiem Lake’s red Huc bridge looks beautiful and romantic when lit up at night. Photo by Ros Flores

Budget guide: 2 days in Hanoi, city of charm and chaos

Jul 23, 2016 - 4:34 PM

Hanoi: bottle green lakes and ancient charming temples exist in this city where motorbikes reign How can you explore this bustling but enchanting city in just 2 days and without breaking the bank?

QUIET CHARM.  The elegant red Huc bridge on Hoan Kiem Lake’s jewel green waters is among  Hanoi’s most famous and beautiful sights. All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang unless otherwise specified

Vietnam airs video of Chinese ship ramming fishing boat

Jun 06, 2014 - 3:53 PM

Vietnamese officials say 10 fishermen on board were rescued by nearby vessels after the incident which occurred about 12 nautical miles southwest of the oil rig

EVIDENCE? A screenshot of a video played during a press conference on the growing dispute with China over the South China Sea shows a Vietnamese sinking boat (R) which was allegedly rammed by Chinese vessels near disputed Paracel Islands, near a Marine Guard ship (L), in Hanoi, Vietnam June 5, 2014.