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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.

Five arrested for kidney trade involving hundreds of donors

An illegal kidney brokering ring was busted by Vietnamese authorities Thursday, the biggest ever in the country's ...

Vietnam’s tallest building to have Tet fireworks display

Saigon's Landmark 81 has been added to the list of venues where fireworks will be let off on Lunar New Year’s Eve.
January 29, 2019 | 08:23 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s first LGBT-friendly clinic provides relief from illness and prejudice

Discrimination and lack of expertise on problems specific to the LGBT community made members hesitant about approaching public hospitals.
January 29, 2019 | 07:51 am GMT+7

Saigon businessman gets life in jail for $21.6 million bank fraud

The head of a Vietnamese coffee company who defrauded five banks of $21.6 million will be jailed for life.
January 27, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Measles outbreak burdens major Saigon hospital

One Saigon hospital is treating 60 to 70 measles patients a day, 50 times higher, year-on-year.
January 15, 2019 | 08:41 pm GMT+7

Saigon’s Tan Son Nhat airport awaits Tet rush

Vietnam’s largest airport is bracing for an influx of passengers during Tet, the Lunar New Year, early next month.
January 10, 2019 | 04:39 pm GMT+7

Saigon a hotspot for ivory trade: report

Saigon had the largest number of shops in Vietnam selling ivory items between 2016 and 2017, a wildlife trade report revealed recently.
January 08, 2019 | 09:31 am GMT+7

Poultry infected with bird flu in province near Saigon

Thousands of poultry are infected with H5N1, otherwise known as bird flu, in a province near Saigon.
January 08, 2019 | 09:07 am GMT+7

Fake condom production facility busted in Saigon

Saigon authorities busted a fake condom production facility at a private house Saturday and found hundreds of thousands of condoms and lubricants.
January 06, 2019 | 02:36 pm GMT+7

Two Vietnamese universities ranked among world’s 300 most sustainable

The UI GreenMetric World University Ranking lists two Vietnamese universities among the 300 most sustainable universities.
December 24, 2018 | 08:09 am GMT+7

Police raid Saigon salon, catch men in orgy

Police in HCMC raided a barber shop Thursday afternoon and said they found nearly 20 Vietnamese and foreign men indulging in group sex.
December 14, 2018 | 09:24 am GMT+7

AFF Cup final: Saigon mobilizes police, imposes traffic restrictions

Saigon braces for AFF Cup final football frenzy with full mobilization of police forces and stringent traffic restrictions.
December 11, 2018 | 04:55 pm GMT+7

Saigon police hunt two armed bank robbers

Two armed man robbed VND1 billion ($42,900) from a bank in Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Thanh District Friday, police say.
December 08, 2018 | 03:05 pm GMT+7

Four injured in Saigon as car mows down motorbikes

At least four people were injured in Saigon Wednesday night when a car hit a motorbike before reversing and hitting four others.
December 06, 2018 | 11:34 am GMT+7
 
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