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Jailed PetroVietnam chief faces another criminal probe

Dinh La Thang will be investigated for losses incurred by a biofuel plant in the northern province of Phu Tho.

How a gambling ring protected by top cops was busted

It took courage to bust a $420mln online gambling ring protected for over two years by top Vietnamese cops.

Former top cops in Vietnam face trial for abetting gambling

Prosecutors have completed indictments against two ex-cops and 90 others in a multimillion dollar transnational online gambling case.
August 31, 2018 | 08:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnam investigates abnormal HIV outbreak in northern province

An unlicensed clinic is the main suspect after 42 residents of a commune in northern Vietnam tested HIV positive.
August 14, 2018 | 03:20 pm GMT+7

‘I was wrong’: Vietnam’s police chief arrested in massive gambling case

Police are investigating how much money Phan Van Vinh received to keep quiet about the $420 million operation.
April 10, 2018 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam arrests former senior police official for organizing gambling

He is allegedly linked to a recently busted transnational, multi-million dollar gambling ring that has about 8 million players.
March 11, 2018 | 11:18 pm GMT+7

Men chase balls at bizarre northern Vietnamese festival

Check out how hundreds of men battled in a muddy field in search of lucky phet balls.
March 02, 2018 | 04:48 pm GMT+7

Chaos ensues as hundreds compete for lucky balls at Vietnam festival

Despite requests from the culture ministry, violence still broke out at the traditional spring festival  in norther Phu Tho Province.
March 01, 2018 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Gory scenes at buffalo-fighting festival in northern Vietnam

Bloodied, bruised and battered, and then to top it off, sent to the butcher.
February 06, 2017 | 10:12 am GMT+7

Chaos breaks out as millions flock to Vietnamese ancestors' temple festival

Following a worshipping ceremony led by senior Party and state officials this morning, tens of thousands of pilgrims elbowed each other in a huge crowd heading to Nghia Linh mountain in Phu Tho northern province to worship Vietnamese ancestors, Hung Kings. The small and narrow path was not able to hold such a big crowd, causing some women to faint.
April 16, 2016 | 05:08 pm GMT+7

Millions gather at Hung Temple to honor Vietnam’s founding Kings

Millions of Vietnamese are heading for Hung Temple in the northern province of Phu Tho, more than 100 km away from Hanoi, to honor Hung Kings, the founders of the Vietnamese nation. Many old men of nearly 80 years of age are still excited to climb more than 500 steps to worship in a temple on top of a mountain.
April 16, 2016 | 03:59 pm GMT+7
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