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HCMC’s District 1 seizes unattended dogs, fines owners

Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City's District 1 started capturing dogs they found without owners on Wednesday.

Saigon’s sidewalk campaign resumes after months-long break

The return comes days after the man behind the drive withdrew his resignation letter.

Street theft plagues Vietnam's largest city

Police seem to be taking the problem as a matter of course while the people have to be on the constant lookout.
May 10, 2018 | 11:00 am GMT+7

300kg war bomb found in Vietnamese pond

It's been three weeks and the family is still waiting for officials to bring it away.
April 26, 2018 | 04:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam detains coffee plant owner amid alleged battery scam

Police are still clarifying whether her mixture of bean skin and battery chemicals was planned for drinkers.
April 24, 2018 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Vietnam authorities try to track down ‘battery-dyed’ coffee distribution scheme

The factory owner said she had sold three tons of contaminated coffee to a trader in the southern province of Binh Phuoc.
April 20, 2018 | 04:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam coffee plant stung for using battery chemicals in product

A coffee lovers’ worst nightmare.
April 18, 2018 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

Fire hazards lurk in heart of Saigon's apartment blocks

Broken fire equipment, crowded hallways and sealed emergency exits have been found in the wake of the Carina Plaza tragedy.
March 29, 2018 | 11:02 am GMT+7

Captain Sidewalk returns to combat fire safety violations in Saigon

Many locals have been found obstructing emergency exits in the city's old apartment buildings with furniture.
March 29, 2018 | 09:04 am GMT+7

Vietnamese teenagers arrested for robbing foreigners in Hoi An

One victim was a Japanese man who was riding a bicycle earlier this month when his bag was snatched.
March 22, 2018 | 07:51 am GMT+7

Swedish man arrested after breaking into offices of Ho Chi Minh City aviation company

The man was taken down by security forces after running into the building for no apparent reason at 2 a.m.
March 20, 2018 | 05:42 pm GMT+7

Video shows Hanoi woman toppled as her dog is snatched in broad daylight

‘The thieves were bold and dangerous.’
March 10, 2018 | 03:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man sentenced to life for killing American in drug brawl

The foreigner was fatally stabbed on a road in Saigon's backpacker district.
March 08, 2018 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

South Korean man found dead in Vietnamese forest

Police said he was a 31-year-old construction engineer working for a local factory.
February 24, 2018 | 02:34 pm GMT+7

Road crashes claim nearly 200 lives during Vietnam's Tet holiday

Police say that alcohol was once again to blame for many of the incidents.
February 21, 2018 | 10:21 am GMT+7
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