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Anti-vaccination trends risk return of eradicated diseases, warn health experts

Falling vaccination rates in Vietnam could destroy herd immunity and cause eradicated diseases to return, health officials warned.
01:08 pm GMT+7

Malaysia upholds death sentence for Vietnamese woman caught trafficking drugs

A Malaysian court has rejected a Vietnamese woman’s appeal to set aside her death sentence for drug trafficking.
April 22, 2019 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Cybersecurity official: international bookmakers operate out of Vietnam

There are over 30 international bookmakers with an online presence in Vietnam, a top cybersecurity official has said.
April 18, 2019 | 09:29 am GMT+7

Vietnam only applies death penalty for ‘especially serious’ crimes

The application of the death penalty is a sovereign nation’s prerogative and Vietnam only applies it for very grave crimes.
April 12, 2019 | 12:09 am GMT+7

Hanoi air quality bad on 60 days last year, but ‘not too alarming’: official

Hanoi suffered 60 days of poor air quality last year but “people shouldn’t be too alarmed,” an environment ministry official has said.
April 11, 2019 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Burger King gets the stick for using chopsticks in TV ad

Fast food chain Burger King has attracted a lot of social media criticism over a TV ad using chopsticks.
April 11, 2019 | 08:01 am GMT+7

Saigon more expensive to live in than Hanoi, new data says

New data confirms Saigon and Hanoi are the two most expensive cities in Vietnam, the former dearer than the latter.
April 04, 2019 | 06:29 pm GMT+7

Hanoi, HCMC do a bad job of controlling corruption

Vietnam’s biggest cities, Hanoi and HCMC, are among the worst performers in controlling public sector corruption, a survey says.
April 04, 2019 | 08:03 am GMT+7

Poverty leading concern in Vietnam despite low wealth gap awareness

Poverty remains a top concern among Vietnamese people, according to a report evaluating the country’s public administrative procedures.
April 03, 2019 | 11:20 am GMT+7

UK jails Romanian man for trafficking 21 Vietnamese in refrigerated truck

A Romanian man will spend six years in a U.K. jail for smuggling 21 Vietnamese citizens into the country.
March 28, 2019 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man accused of stabbing compatriot in Japan

A Vietnamese man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed a compatriot in Japan last week, local reports say.
March 28, 2019 | 08:07 am GMT+7

Vietnam acts to ban cancer causing herbicides

Vietnam has issued a ban on fresh imports of glyphosate-containing herbicides after a U.S. court ruled they are carcinogenic.
March 26, 2019 | 06:02 pm GMT+7

Singapore arrests citizen for faking own kidnapping in Vietnam

A Singaporean man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly staging his own kidnapping in Vietnam, The Straits Times reported Thursday.
March 23, 2019 | 10:07 am GMT+7

Vietnamese trainees shoplift goods worth $114,000 in Japan

A Vietnamese gang of six is suspected to have shoplifted goods worth $114,000 from drugstores in Japan.
March 21, 2019 | 03:40 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese jailed for possessing sword, using drugs in Cambodia

A Cambodia court sentenced a Vietnamese national to a year in jail Wednesday for possessing a samurai sword and using drugs.
March 21, 2019 | 11:33 am GMT+7
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