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Vietnamese man arrested hours after robbing bank with knife

A group of crime police stationed down the street chase him down.

Saigon waiter arrested for swiping $26,400 from Japanese customer

He allegedly stole the businessman's credit card details and went on a spending spree back in 2015.

Hanoi police launch night patrols as part of large-scale criminal crackdown

Bars and dance clubs will be subject to overnight spot checks over the next three months.
October 11, 2017 | 11:29 am GMT+7

American diplomat mugged in Saigon taxi: police

He fell asleep during the ride and was allegedly awoken by a man trying to take a cell phone from his pocket.
September 26, 2017 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man sentenced to life for killing Australian after 'painful' sex

He told the court he felt ‘so much shame’ after being tied up during intercourse, but the man refused to stop.
August 15, 2017 | 04:21 pm GMT+7

Man kills himself after shooting girlfriend to death in Vietnam: police

Locals heard many gun shots before seeing him flee from a house where a teenage girl was left to die.
August 12, 2017 | 04:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese schoolboy sentenced to 12 years in jail for killing friend to steal cellphone

The boy was trying to dump her body in styrofoam boxes after selling the phone for $40.
August 09, 2017 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

One in 10 Vietnamese drug addicts living in Saigon

The country's biggest city also accounts for 16 percent of new HIV cases reported nationwide.
August 04, 2017 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Miscarriage of justice? Vietnam reopens grisly murder case after years of delay

The suspect had been sentenced to death, but his family say the evidence was tampered with.
July 05, 2017 | 05:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man detained for killing American tourist in Saigon

The suspect said his victim had accused him of selling fake drugs.
July 04, 2017 | 01:57 pm GMT+7

Mekong drug network: Mr X and cartels hooking the region on pills

Impoverished Laos makes for an ideal transit route to the rest of Southeast Asia.
May 08, 2017 | 01:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man arrested for selling seven women to China for $530

The alleged trafficker promised the victims well-paid jobs in Hanoi which turn out to be sex work in China.
April 12, 2017 | 12:25 pm GMT+7

Taiwanese police arrest Vietnamese man for illegally logging, CNA says

The police said he ran away from his legal job more than two years ago.
April 03, 2017 | 09:59 am GMT+7

Police seize big hauls of meth, ecstasy pills in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

Four people have been detained for investigations and may face death if found guilty.
March 29, 2017 | 10:23 am GMT+7

Malaysian ex-cop gets three-year jail term for smuggling Vietnamese immigrants

He was accused of smuggling three Vietnamese through an immigration post in 2014.
March 25, 2017 | 02:05 pm GMT+7