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Three women caught transporting, trading 26kg of heroin

Three members of a drug trafficking ring have been arrested in northern Vietnam, the anti-drug police department said Thursday.

Animal health, provincial officials differ on reasons for swine fever outbreak

The reasons cited by animal health officials for the African swine fever outbreak do not match local conditions, provincial authorities say.

‘Unpredictable’ African swine fever spreads to two more Vietnamese provinces

The incurable African swine fever has spread to the northern provinces of Hoa Binh and Dien Bien, bringing the total number of infected localities to nine.
March 07, 2019 | 06:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam arrests 3 Thai nationals in $2.2 million drug bust

The massive haul is the second in a week around the Laos border.
March 28, 2018 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Perilous river crossing makes first day at school nerve-racking in northern Vietnam

The image is a stark reminder of the massive gap in education opportunities and insufficient support for children. 
September 05, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

School kids take on raging river to get to school in northern Vietnam

Try swapping the school bus for a bamboo raft in the northern province of Dien Bien.
August 20, 2017 | 04:31 pm GMT+7

Laotian drug smugglers arrested after knife battle in northern Vietnam

The two men may face the death penalty for smuggling heroin.
February 20, 2017 | 10:46 am GMT+7

Where Vietnam’s poor go to borrow

A group of Thai ethnic minority women run a small bank that fills a huge credit gap.
September 30, 2016 | 01:39 am GMT+7

Stunning sun halo makes special appearance over the sky in Vietnam

You will be amazed when you see nature put a ring on it, a ring around the sun. 
July 09, 2016 | 12:12 pm GMT+7
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