Ex prosecutor gets jail term for molesting five-year-old girl

The ex-prosecutor accused of molesting a girl in an elevator was handed an 18-month jail term Friday, but he appealed the ruling immediately.

Vietnam looking for two missing South African men

Vietnamese authorities say they are actively searching for two South African men who allegedly vanished from HCMC several months ago.

Vietnamese, South Korean women fined for fighting at Hanoi airport

Aviation authorities have fined two women, a Vietnamese and a South Korean, VND4 million ($172) each for brawling at Hanoi airport.
12:32 pm GMT+7

Four drown after being swept away on Mui Ne beach

Four teenagers were found dead Thursday after being swept away when swimming in the sea in the central Binh Thuan Province.
11:24 am GMT+7

China's escalating coercion of Vietnam deeply concerning: US

The U.S. says it’s ‘deeply concerned’ about China’s increasing interference into Vietnam’s longstanding oil and gas activities in the South China Sea.
09:20 am GMT+7

Dam workers face criminal probe for civilian death

Two Vietnamese dam workers accused of releasing water that killed a man will be investigated for involuntary manslaughter, police said Thursday.
08:57 am GMT+7

New taxiway, runway upgrades proposed for Vietnam's largest airport

The Airports Corporation of Vietnam suggested a VND2.24 trillion ($96 million) upgrade for HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat airport to reduce congestion.
08:12 am GMT+7

Ex top official receives PM's warning for privatization violations

Former Vice Chairman of the Government Office Pham Viet Muon received an official warning on Wednesday for committing privatization and divestment violations.
August 22, 2019 | 09:50 pm GMT+7

American pedophile suspect tried to entice two Vietnamese minors

An American arrested in Florida last week tried to entice two Vietnamese minors to engage in sex, the U.S. Consulate in HCMC said Thursday.
August 22, 2019 | 08:10 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to join first ASEAN-US maritime exercise

Vietnam will participate in the first U.S.-ASEAN joint maritime exercise held next month in the Gulf of Thailand.
August 22, 2019 | 07:44 pm GMT+7

Public-minded citizens dive in to clean up Son Tra Peninsula

Local residents and members of a water sports club are joining efforts to clean up coral reefs in the Son Tra Peninsula of Da Nang City.
August 22, 2019 | 04:54 pm GMT+7

Get vessels out of Vietnamese waters, Vietnam tells China again

Vietnam has asked China to withdraw its oil survey vessel and escorts from Vietnamese waters for the second time in a week.
August 22, 2019 | 04:32 pm GMT+7

Hanoi police bust surrogacy ring

Hanoi police are investigating a three-member ring that allegedly organized surrogacy for commercial purposes.
August 22, 2019 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

Vietnam Railways wants $107 mln to fence crossings, prevent crashes

Vietnam Railways is seeking VND2.5 trillion ($107 million) to erect barriers at all places where rail tracks and roads intersect, legally and otherwise.
August 22, 2019 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam among least competitive data center markets in Asia Pacific: report

Vietnam is in ninth place out of 11 data center markets in the Asia-Pacific, a Cushman & Wakefield study has found.
August 22, 2019 | 07:35 am GMT+7
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