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Vietnamese woman gets 20 years for trafficking people to China

She was captured after two of her victims escaped from their two-year ordeal and informed police.

More Vietnamese children being trafficked to Scotland: report

Reports suggest they are being smuggled in via Russia to work in cannabis farms and nail salons.

Thailand should leave 'no stone unturned' after 62 found guilty of trafficking

Thailand has long been a transit country for human trafficking to provide a source of laborers and sex workers.
July 20, 2017 | 02:53 pm GMT+7

Malaysian police rescue 19 Vietnamese women from forced prostitution

The women were promised work in massage parlors but were instead exploited as sex workers.
July 16, 2017 | 10:20 am GMT+7

Financial sector not using its full power to fight human trafficking: report

'Human trafficking is both big business and a serious crime.'
July 12, 2017 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

US lists China among worst human trafficking offenders

'Ending human trafficking is a major foreign policy priority for the Trump administration,' said Ivanka Trump.
June 28, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Banning women from domestic work abroad raises trafficking risks: UN

The restriction, designed to protect women from abuse, actually exposed women to greater risk.
June 17, 2017 | 01:18 pm GMT+7

7 Vietnamese women trafficked to China return home

They traveled all the way from southern Vietnam after being promised good jobs, but ended up in sex rings.
May 24, 2017 | 11:22 am GMT+7

Three Chinese men caught 'recruiting' wives in southern Vietnam

The men had to give the broker $4,400 each before they could meet the candidates for marriage.
April 22, 2017 | 09:07 am GMT+7

Two Vietnamese sold as brides to China return home - report

A 17-year-old girl and a woman were rescued by Chinese police after being sold to poor men in China's Shandong Province.
April 17, 2017 | 10:00 am 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

Vietnamese human trafficker shot dead in Chinese police raid

The 24-year-old man was said to have 'fiercely resisted' arrest, forcing Chinese police to kill him on the spot.
April 07, 2017 | 06:39 pm GMT+7

Two-month-old baby rescued from kidnappers in northern Vietnam

The kidnappers were trying to sell the baby girl to buyers in China.
April 05, 2017 | 08:58 pm GMT+7

From forced labor in fairs to child begging, US study reveals new forms of slavery

The report found that trafficked victims working in the beauty business were most likely to be women from China and Vietnam.
March 30, 2017 | 05:12 pm 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