The Vietnam Electricity Group has called for electricity conservation as some of its thermal power plants are facing difficulties due to the drop in coal production because of flooding in Quang Ninh Province.

Top stories

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner joins Vietnam fleet

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines added the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to its fleet on August 2 at Hanoi's Noi Bai Airport.

Hanoi to lift clean water prices by 20pc from October

Hanoi authorities have approved a plan to increase clean water prices by an average of 20 percent from October 1 to fund new projects to meet shortages.

Flooding sweeps northern region

Heavy rain and flooding have hit several provinces in the northwest region, destroying hundreds of houses and killing at least 7 people.

Vietnam has too many banks, says expert

Vietnam has too many banks, with only a third of the country's 90m people using banking service, a Vietnamese American banking expert said.

Tuan Chau Group boss opens hotel doors to flood victims

The boss of the Tuan Chau Group, is providing free shelter and food for flood victims at his hotels and is auctioning his Rolls Royce Phantom to fund further support.