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Vietnam’s Communist Party wants ‘absolute, direct’ control over police

Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong praised the force for solving major corruption cases and bringing powerful people to justice.

Vietnamese cop shoots man dead over family affair

The officer was beating the man with a gun when the fatal shot was fired, according to a police report.

Vietnam cops seize $3 mln heroin hidden in tea packets

It's the largest recorded haul of the country, a key transit point in the 'Golden Triangle'. ​
January 04, 2018 | 05:06 pm GMT+7

Man arrested as smelly socks unleash chaos on Indian bus

'He was arrested on charges of causing public nuisance and later released on bail,' police said.
December 03, 2017 | 09:24 am GMT+7

Indonesian's odd name lands him new job

Polisi turns his life around thanks to his parents' good choice. 
November 22, 2017 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Indonesia evacuates Papua villagers after separatist shootings at the police

More than 340 villagers have been evacuated from Papua as separatists group fired at the police. 
November 18, 2017 | 09:17 am GMT+7

Chinese, Vietnamese duo in the dock for attacking traffic police in Saigon

The pair punched two police officers after being stopped for driving a motorbike without wearing helmets.
November 14, 2017 | 03:50 pm GMT+7

Saigon police bust downtown bars in midnight raids, send drug users fleeing

The bars were fined for harboring drug use, late opening and fire safety violation.
October 28, 2017 | 04:28 pm GMT+7

High kicks: Da Nang police muscle up for APEC summit

Special agents in the central city are preparing to serve world leaders like Putin and Trump at Asia-Pacific region’s key event.
October 21, 2017 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Another Vietnamese arrested for attempting to overthrow government

Vietnamese police have made at least 10 arrests for similar offenses in less than three months.
October 19, 2017 | 11:03 am GMT+7

Hanoi police launch night patrols as part of large-scale criminal crackdown

Bars and dance clubs will be subject to overnight spot checks over the next three months.
October 11, 2017 | 11:29 am GMT+7

Video captures Vietnamese cop kicking, throwing vendors’ trays during market cleanup

‘I know what I did was wrong but the officer was so rude,’ said one vendor whose fish basin was kicked off the sidewalk.
October 05, 2017 | 10:38 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man fined after sharing video of himself escaping from police in high-speed chase

The millennial boasted that he was traveling at speeds of up 299kph, which is faster than a hurricane if true.
September 20, 2017 | 07:10 pm GMT+7

Death row inmates arrested after a week on the run in Vietnam

Suspicion is hanging over the prison guards who allowed them to escape.
September 17, 2017 | 10:31 am GMT+7

Philippines orders retraining, reassignment of 1,200 police after alleged abuses

The move arrives after public outage over police killing of a 17-year-old boy last month during one of those anti-drug operations. 
September 15, 2017 | 04:44 pm GMT+7