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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.

All but one Mekong Delta province infected with African swine fever

Long An is the latest African swine fever victim, leaving Ben Tre as the only Mekong Delta locality untouched by the incurable disease.

Two arrested for smuggling meth from Cambodia on motorbike

Two Vietnamese men were arrested while carrying methamphetamine from Cambodia to Vietnam on a motorbike on Wednesday.
May 24, 2019 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Vietnamese nabbed for smuggling 64 kg of drugs from Cambodia

Long An police have arrested a local man for transporting 64 kg (141 pounds) of heroin and meth from Cambodia via a border gate.
May 14, 2019 | 09:05 am GMT+7

70 held for drug abuse in southern Vietnam karaoke parlor

A pre-dawn police raid on a karaoke parlor in Long An Province found 70 customers using banned drugs.
May 11, 2019 | 07:59 pm GMT+7

Neither here nor there: Vietnamese-Cambodians live in no man’s land

Recognized neither as Cambodian nor as Vietnamese, thousands have lived with neither home nor identification for generations.
March 21, 2019 | 08:47 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

Six face trial in southern Vietnam for stealing prize-winning lottery tickets

Six people in Long An Province face prosecution for stealing two prize-winning lottery tickets worth VND3.6 billion ($155,000).
January 06, 2019 | 10:54 pm GMT+7

Driver in deadly Vietnam crash high on liquor, heroin

The truck driver who plowed into motorbikes waiting at a traffic light has tested positive for liquor and heroin.
January 03, 2019 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Four killed, 16 injured as truck crashes into motorbikes in Vietnam

At least four people died and 16 others were seriously injured in southern Long An Province Wednesday after a truck slammed into motorbikes.
January 02, 2019 | 06:01 pm GMT+7

Flies become a cash cow for Mekong Delta farmer

The larvae of black soldier flies, a source of protein for livestock, fetches a farmer around $900 a kilogram.
December 09, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Real estate prices ramp up around Saigon

Investors have been warned to do their research before taking the plunge.
May 09, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Major coal-fired power project near Ho Chi Minh City sparks pollution concerns

The planned location is too close to Ho Chi Minh City, threatening air and water pollution to home of about 13 million people.
March 14, 2017 | 12:39 pm GMT+7

4-year-old girl in southern Vietnam tests positive for Zika virus

The country has confirmed nine cases so far as outbreaks continue in Asia.
October 21, 2016 | 04:25 pm GMT+7

“Walk on water”: find your place among the gods deep in the forest

An impossible deed that has earned a small few a mythical status and drawn applause for magicians, walking on water is nothing special in southern Vietnam. VnExpress takes you down south, deep into the forest, for an experience that was once reserved for the gods.
July 03, 2016 | 12:03 pm GMT+7
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