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Three Vietnamese workers die of gas poisoning in Japan, S Korea

A Vietnamese died after inhaling toxic gas in a tank at a seafood plant in South Korea on Tuesday while two died of CO poisoning at a Japan's demolition site.
September 12, 2019 | 10:05 am GMT+7

Chinese men producing drugs in Central Highlands arrested

Authorities have arrested 7 Chinese men and seized hundreds of liters of drug precursors at a factory in Kon Tum Province.
September 11, 2019 | 06:54 pm GMT+7

Couple arrested for smuggling underage girls to China

A Vietnamese couple was caught smuggling eight girls aged 15-18 to China in northern Vietnam last week.
September 11, 2019 | 08:55 am GMT+7

Lao man arrested with 60,000 ecstasy pills in central Vietnam

A Lao man was caught with 60,000 ecstasy pills intended for the Vietnamese market in the border province of Quang Tri on Sunday.
September 10, 2019 | 08:06 am GMT+7

Vietnam youths struggle with cyberbullying, no help forthcoming

A fifth of young Vietnamese are bullied online but most do not know how to find professional help for this, a UNICEF survey has found.
September 10, 2019 | 07:45 am GMT+7

One man's trash is another man's treasure

Saigon has an army of private garbage collectors who complement the efforts of the public utility but also find stuff they can sell.
September 03, 2019 | 08:05 am GMT+7

Vietnam Airlines to offer Wi-Fi on certain flights in October

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines said it would offer Wi-Fi on some of its Airbus A350 aircraft from October 10.
August 28, 2019 | 01:45 pm GMT+7

Driver fined for cutting in front of moving plane at Saigon airport

An employee at HCMC's Tan Son Nhat Airport has been fined VND4 million ($172) for not keeping a safe distance from a plane on a runway.
August 27, 2019 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam part of thriving illegal trade in tigers

Vietnam has seized 216 tigers from wildlife traffickers, the fifth largest haul globally since 2000, a TRAFFIC study has found.
August 27, 2019 | 07:44 am GMT+7

HCMC terminates $110 mln downtown parking project

A long-delayed parking project in downtown Saigon has been cancelled, citing investor incompetency and contract violations.
August 24, 2019 | 10:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnam among least competitive data center markets in Asia Pacific: report

Vietnam is in ninth place out of 11 data center markets in the Asia-Pacific, a Cushman & Wakefield study has found.
August 22, 2019 | 07:35 am GMT+7

South Korean brokers advertise Vietnamese women as commodities on YouTube

Sexist, misogynist and patriarchal views dominate many YouTube videos where brokers offer foreign wives to South Korean men.
August 20, 2019 | 07:54 am GMT+7

Taiwanese firm asks 2,500 employees to resume work

Footwear maker Kai Yang whose former executives fled the country has promised to pay dues and asked 2,500 plus workers to return.
August 19, 2019 | 09:20 pm GMT+7

Saigon woefully short of greenery, senior officials admit

Haphazard urbanization has meant that HCMC has only achieved 8 percent of its per capita greenery goal of 6.7 square meters.
August 16, 2019 | 03:31 pm GMT+7

Vietnam jumps 51 places in global cybersecurity rankings

Vietnam ranked 50th out of 175 countries in cybersecurity in the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)’s 2018 survey, a big jump from 2017.
August 12, 2019 | 02:41 pm GMT+7
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