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Smuggler of Vietnamese people nabbed in UK

A 39-year-old Vietnamese man was arrested in East Sussex, U.K., Thursday under a European Arrest Warrant.
08:41 am GMT+7

US funds installation of air monitoring equipment at Saigon schools

The U.S. consulate in HCMC said on Tuesday it has helped install air monitoring equipment at 10 locations around the city.
January 08, 2020 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese victim of Gary Glitter demands recompense

A Vietnamese woman molested by disgraced British pop star Gary Glitter aged 10 is filing for compensation.
January 06, 2020 | 03:50 pm GMT+7

Leading NGOs urge Vietnam to scrap new coal-fired power projects

12 organizations specializing in health and environment together have called on Vietnam to scrap 14 new coal plants.
January 02, 2020 | 08:31 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese newborn rescued from Chinese traffickers on border

Two Chinese men were detained in northern Vietnam while attempting to cross the border into China with a 15-day-old baby boy.
December 19, 2019 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

EVN denies Hanoi air pollution caused by coal-fired power plants

State power utility EVN has said that its and others' coal-fired plants situated east of Hanoi are too far away to pollute the city.
December 19, 2019 | 07:45 am GMT+7

Mekong Delta set to grapple with devastating water shortage

With water levels in the Mekong River expected to plummet in the next three months, a severe shortage looms in the delta, experts warn.
December 11, 2019 | 04:44 pm GMT+7

Illegal trade decimating marine turtle populations in Vietnam

Nearly 1,700 marine turtle eggs and other turtle products have been seized from wildlife traffickers in Vietnam since 2015, a study has found.
December 01, 2019 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Scotland sets up anti-child trafficking unit as number of Vietnamese victims rises

A police unit has been set up in Scotland to combat child trafficking on concerns that many foreign minors, including Vietnamese, are being exploited.
November 30, 2019 | 08:24 pm GMT+7

$8.4 mln online gambling ring broken up in Nghe An

The Nghe An police have busted an online soccer betting ring that had accepted wagers of VND196 billion ($8.4 million) in less than three months.
November 27, 2019 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Tet 2020 fireworks to light up skies all over Hanoi

Hanoi authorities have approved 15-minute firework shows across the whole capital to welcome Tet, the Lunar New Year festival, in January.
November 27, 2019 | 01:16 pm GMT+7

British authorities charge another suspect in Vietnamese deaths

The U.K. police have charged another man with human trafficking in the deaths of 39 Vietnamese in a container truck last month.
November 25, 2019 | 10:14 am GMT+7

Six Vietnamese, five Koreans missing after fishing boat catches fire

A search is underway for six Vietnamese and five Koreans after their fishing boat caught fire in South Korean waters.
November 19, 2019 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

True Lies: Swimming buffs in the buff call the pollution bluff

Swimming and cavorting in the nude for years, some men insist the Red River water is safe and keeps them virile and strong.
November 19, 2019 | 01:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese national named honorary citizen of Seoul

Le Nguyen Minh Phuong is the first Vietnamese citizen to receive Seoul’s Honorary Citizenship for her contributions to the South Korean capital.
November 14, 2019 | 07:00 pm GMT+7
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