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Finland lights up Da Nang skies, wins fireworks festival

Finland, making its maiden appearance in the Da Nang fireworks festival, has won the competition.

British health minister Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister

British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as prime minister.

UK compensates Vietnamese teen for illegal detainment, attempted rape

A Vietnamese teenager has been paid $110,500 by the U.K. government as compensation for illegal detention during which he was sexually assaulted.
May 03, 2019 | 06:56 pm GMT+7

Britain must boost support for modern slaves, court rules

Survivors of modern slavery in Britain should no longer have support cut off six weeks after they are officially recognized as victims by the government, the High Court ruled on Wednesday.
April 18, 2019 | 07:55 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

Drug gangs drive huge rise in UK child slavery cases

Modern slavery cases involving British children doubled in 2018 as criminal gangs exploit and use more young people to deal drugs, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Wednesday.
March 21, 2019 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Europe accused of failing UK-bound children trafficked from Vietnam

Thousands of children trafficked to Britain from Vietnam are being abused and exploited while traveling through Europe.
March 07, 2019 | 11:50 am GMT+7

Missing British man found in Vietnam mortuary

A British man reported missing last week was found in a local mortuary in southern Vietnam, the Nottinghamshire Live reported Thursday.
January 18, 2019 | 06:59 pm GMT+7

US, Britain conduct first joint drills in contested South China Sea

The U.S. and Britain have conducted their first joint naval drills in the disputed South China Sea since China built island bases there.
January 17, 2019 | 09:16 am GMT+7

May warns of catastrophe if lawmakers don't back Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned lawmakers that failure to back her plan to leave the European Union would be catastrophic for Britain.
January 13, 2019 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Vietnamese teen sentenced to two years in UK for growing cannabis

A Vietnamese in the U.K. has been sentenced to two years in a young offenders’ institution for growing $281,000 worth of cannabis.
January 10, 2019 | 10:10 am GMT+7

Hundreds of trafficked children go missing from UK care homes

A growing number of trafficked children in Britain are going missing from care homes, with some feared to be returning to their traffickers.
December 20, 2018 | 09:38 am GMT+7

Cambodia jails UK man, Vietnamese wife for sexual abuse of Vietnamese minors

A British man and his Vietnamese wife solicited and sexually abused four Vietnamese minor girls last year.
December 15, 2018 | 09:32 am GMT+7

Leicester City soccer club owner, four others killed in helicopter crash

Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai tycoon, was killed along with four others when his helicopter crashed Saturday.
October 29, 2018 | 07:57 am GMT+7

US sets new trade talks with EU, Japan, Britain

U.S. officials announced Tuesday negotiations for separate trade agreements with Britain, the European Union and Japan.
October 17, 2018 | 11:13 am GMT+7
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