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Million-dollar online gambling ring busted

An online gambling ring worth over VND20 trillion ($859.6 million) in northern Hung Yen Province was recently busted, leading to 20 arrests.
July 03, 2020 | 03:50 pm GMT+7

Ireland resumes visa service for Vietnamese students

The Irish Embassy in Vietnam officially resumed receiving visa applications from Vietnamese students Wednesday.
July 01, 2020 | 06:33 pm GMT+7

South China Sea not China's 'maritime empire': US

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted Sunday that China cannot be allowed to treat the South China Sea as its "maritime empire.”
June 28, 2020 | 06:06 pm GMT+7

Vietnam most likely Asia-Pacific nation to encounter ransomware: Microsoft

Vietnam had the highest encounter rate with ransomware in the Asia-Pacific region in 2019, a recent Microsoft cybersecurity report says.
June 26, 2020 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese woman jailed over man's death in UK truck tragedy

A woman from the north central Nghe An Province was sentenced to 15 months in jail Thursday for helping a friend work abroad illegally.
June 25, 2020 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Australia adds $3.4 mln to Vietnam aid for pandemic recovery

Australian government has added AUD5 million ($3.43 million) to a financial aid package to help Vietnam’s economy and population mitigate the impact of Covid-19.
June 25, 2020 | 06:20 pm GMT+7

Man imprisoned for 5 years for trafficking pangolins

A court in the northern Bac Kan Province sentenced a man to five years in jail Wednesday for trafficking endangered pangolins last year.
June 25, 2020 | 03:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam breaks electricity consumption record amid heat wave

Electricity consumption capacity in Vietnam recorded an all-time high of 38,800 MW on Tuesday, according to Vietnam Electricity Corporation (EVN).
June 24, 2020 | 06:50 pm GMT+7

Man jailed six years for anti-state propaganda

A man from the northern province of Hoa Binh was sentenced to six years in jail Tuesday for spreading false anti-state propaganda on social media.
June 23, 2020 | 08:41 pm GMT+7

UK visa application centers in Vietnam reopen

U.K. visa application centers in Vietnam, which closed in late March due to the Covid-19 pandemic, reopened on Monday, the country’s embassy has announced.
June 23, 2020 | 11:53 am GMT+7

American professor placed on leave for insulting Vietnamese name

A U.S. college professor is being investigated for requesting a Vietnamese student to anglicize her name, saying it "sounds like an insult."
June 20, 2020 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Travel restrictions set to ease between Vietnam, Japan

Vietnam has reached an agreement with Japan to gradually relax travel restrictions between the two countries, the foreign ministry said Friday.
June 19, 2020 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

Camera catches man kicking 6-year-old boy in his genitals

Hanoi police are investigating the case of a man caught on an elevator camera kicking a six-year-old boy in the genitals.
June 19, 2020 | 10:00 am GMT+7

US economist says Vietnam lacks coronavirus statistics, prompts retraction demand

A tweet by a U.S. economist stating Vietnam had no data on its novel coronavirus deaths has prompted an open call for retraction, correction.
June 18, 2020 | 03:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's bat farms, rat trade sites represent high coronavirus transmission risk: study

Large percentages of coronaviruses were found at Vietnam's numerous bat guano farms and rodent trading sites, suggesting great potential for human exposure and spill-over, a study found.
June 16, 2020 | 11:01 am GMT+7
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