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Runaway tech company chief now faces money laundering charges

The fugitive chief of a Hanoi-based tech firm, wanted for smuggling and accounting violations, now also faces money laundering charges.

Saigon murals seek to raise awareness of environmental dire straits

Walls of the Phan Liem Street in Ho Chi Minh City now sport colorful murals cataloging environmental destruction.

Vietnam border guards seize $470,000 from Cambodian boat

Border guards in An Giang stopped a suspicious-looking motorboat entering Vietnam from Cambodia on Monday and found $470,000 on board.
June 25, 2019 | 01:37 pm GMT+7

BMW importer gets 9 years in prison for smuggling cars

The former CEO of Euro Auto falsified documents to import BMW cars at a lower price, dodging VND6.5 billion ($278,000) in taxes.
June 05, 2019 | 08:57 pm GMT+7

Agriculture experts sound alarm over culinary favorite, invader crawfish

Crawfish, an invasive species but a delicacy in Vietnam, poses a threat to the country’s agriculture and fisheries since it is an indiscriminate feeder.
May 22, 2019 | 01:56 pm GMT+7

South Korean man arrested with 400 used mobile phones at Saigon airport

A South Korean visitor was detained on Monday at HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat Airport with more than 400 used cell phones.  
May 21, 2019 | 08:52 am GMT+7

Vietnamese tech company exec wanted by police absconds

The chief of a Hanoi tech firm has disappeared after police sought to arrest him for alleged cross-border smuggling and concealing revenues.
May 20, 2019 | 08:55 am GMT+7

Vietnamese tech company chief, accomplices probed for cross-border smuggling

The chief of a Hanoi-based technology and electronics company is being investigated for alleged cross-border smuggling and concealing revenues of millions of dollars.
May 15, 2019 | 01:31 pm GMT+7

Man arrested for smuggling guns, bullets into HCMC

The HCMC border guards have detained a man for smuggling two guns and 178 bullets from the Philippines by sea.
April 24, 2019 | 02:38 pm GMT+7

UK jails Romanian man for trafficking 21 Vietnamese in refrigerated truck

A Romanian man will spend six years in a U.K. jail for smuggling 21 Vietnamese citizens into the country.
March 28, 2019 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Two men jailed for smuggling 800 iPhones

Two Hanoians will be jailed for six and eight years for smuggling over 800 iPhones from Hong Kong.
January 11, 2019 | 08:15 am GMT+7

Saigon a hotspot for ivory trade: report

Saigon had the largest number of shops in Vietnam selling ivory items between 2016 and 2017, a wildlife trade report revealed recently.
January 08, 2019 | 09:31 am GMT+7

Hanoian arrested for smuggling pistols from Paris

A Hanoian was arrested Friday after pistols and magazines were found in a suitcase he left unclaimed in Ho Chi Minh City.
November 24, 2018 | 09:28 am GMT+7

Woman with large quantity of smuggled cosmetics detained in Hanoi

Hanoi customs officials have detained a woman who’d checked 10 big packages of South Korean cosmetics on a flight to HCMC.
November 06, 2018 | 04:59 pm GMT+7

35 kilograms of meth, heroin seized from Laos vehicle in central Vietnam

Ha Tinh police caught two Vietnamese men Thursday as they were smuggling 32 kilos of methamphetamine and three kilos of heroin from Laos.
October 26, 2018 | 02:59 pm GMT+7
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