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Two face fraud charges for US passport trick on disgraced property tycoon

Two men who allegedly took $700,000 promising U.S. passports for jailed tycoon Phan Van Anh Vu and his family face prosecution.

Chinese among five held for abducting debtor for ransom

A Chinese man and four Vietnamese have been placed under house arrest for allegedly abducting a person last month to collect a debt.

100 arrested in Vietnam cockfighting busts

Around 100 people were arrested Saturday at two cockfighting events in the southern Vinh Long Province and the northern Hoa Binh.
June 22, 2019 | 08:27 pm GMT+7

Ministry wants re-enactment of law imprisoning drug users

A 1999 law that would imprison anyone who illegally uses drugs is on the anvil as an anti-drug trafficking move.
June 04, 2019 | 02:08 pm GMT+7

Extensive trafficking routes, customs loopholes make Vietnam a drug transit hub

Vietnam’s long borders, multitude of trafficking routes and customs loopholes make it a major drug trafficking hub, top drug officials admit.
May 10, 2019 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Man gets life for $192,400 bank robbery in central Vietnam

Two bank robbers were sentenced to life and 20 years in prison in central Vietnam Wednesday.
May 09, 2019 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Vietnam drug haul exceeds six tons in just four months

To put this in perspective, the combined tally for 2017 and 2018 was 8.5 tons.
April 29, 2019 | 07:44 am GMT+7

Singapore canes, jails man for robbing, raping Vietnamese woman

A man was jailed and caned on Monday for robbing and raping a Vietnamese woman in Singapore.
April 24, 2019 | 08:18 am 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

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

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 drug trafficker escapes death sentence in Cambodia

A Vietnamese woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison after appealing a death sentence for drug trafficking in Cambodia.
March 20, 2019 | 03:46 pm GMT+7

Three sentenced to death in Hanoi for drug trafficking

Three people received death sentences for drug trafficking in Hanoi Monday while a fourth got a life sentence because she has a child.
March 20, 2019 | 09:43 am GMT+7

Acid splashed, tendons slashed in attack on Canadian-Vietnamese man

Vietnamese police are hunting two people who assaulted a Canadian-Vietnamese couple with acid and knives earlier this month.
February 16, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Two men who stole $95,000 from toll station arrested

Dong Nai police arrested two men Thursday, the same day they robbed VND2.2 billion ($95,000) from a local toll station.
February 08, 2019 | 03:39 pm GMT+7
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