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Another official probed in Vietnam’s national exam fraud

A Son La education department official placed under house arrest will be probed for falsifying national high school exam results.

2 more arrested in crackdown on Vietnam's drug valley

Two months after a major shootout in a remote commune that killed two drug lords, police officers have arrested ...

Vietnam exam fraud exposes systemic flaws, public livid

Arguments for and against decentralization have broken out after the recent national high school exam fraud exposed systemic problems.
August 08, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Five more officials implicated as Vietnam exam fraud probe expands

Members of Son La Province's multiple-choice exam marking team are being probed for “abuse of power,” police say.
August 01, 2018 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Vietnam launches criminal probe into national exam fraud in second province

Son La has become the second province to be implicated in the national high school exam fraud, prompting a criminal probe.
July 27, 2018 | 10:32 am GMT+7

The men who lorded over Vietnam's drug valley

Before two drug lords were gunned down by the police last month, Long Luong Commune had been a narcotics haven for over a decade.
July 16, 2018 | 12:26 pm GMT+7

Over 1,500 houses damaged, farms devastated as hailstorms hit northern Vietnam

The storms have left many without a roof over their heads and destroyed crops that were ready for harvest.
April 16, 2018 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Vietnam police seize 8,000 ecstasy pills in border province

'Ecstasy often contains hallucinogens which can cause people to see or feel things that are not really there.'
September 28, 2016 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Wild elephant kills cattle, damages crops in northern Vietnam

Local authorities hope to push the elephant toward a conservation area.
September 15, 2016 | 10:43 am GMT+7
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