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65 kgs of smuggled rhino horns, ivory busted at Hanoi airport

10:03 | 04/18/2015

Customs officers at Hanoi's Noi Bai Airport on April 16 discovered 65.42 kilograms of rhino horns and ivory being shipped from France on a Vietnam Airlines flight.

Amateur models arrested for selling sex

09:41 | 04/17/2015

Vietnamese police have apprehended five people after swooping on a ring of amateur models and actresses who prostituted themselves for up to US$1,000 per sex session.

Vietnamese spend US$1.5 billion a year on studying overseas

17:07 | 04/15/2015

The US$1.5 billion Vietnamese spend every year on overseas study, in the eyes of analysts, is a reflection on the poor education at local schools.

What is solution for malware-infected computers?

10:53 | 04/15/2015

Experts estimate that 66% of computers in Vietnam have been infected with malware, which is a “relatively high” percentage, said Nguyen Huy Dung, deputy head of the Information Security Department.

The Philippines, Vietnam hold defence policy dialogue

18:51 | 04/13/2015

(VOV) - Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh and his Philippine counterpart Honorio S Azcueta on April 13 co-hosted the first Vietnam- Philippines defence policy dialogue in Hanoi.

Taiwanese-owned firm allegedly dumps untreated industrial waste

11:06 | 04/13/2015

The environmental crime prevention police agency in the southern Vietnamese province of Dong Nai on April 11 said they are conducting a further investigation into a case related to Taiwanese-owned monosodium glutamate maker Vedan which reportedly hired two trucks to dump untreated industrial waste earlier this week.

8 Laos trucks caught with suspected smuggled timber

10:51 | 04/11/2015

Traffic police in the central province of Nghe An have confiscated eight Laos-registered trucks allegedly laden with smuggled timber.

Australia,New Zealand support ASEAN to maximise economic integration benefits

16:32 | 04/10/2015

(VOV) -Around 30 senior policy officers and industry representatives from ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand gathered at an investment policy workshop entitled Facilitating Implementation and Business Utilization of ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA) in Ho Chi Minh City on 8-9 April.

Asian police coordinate to combat drug trade

09:39 | 04/09/2015

Law enforcement officials from 18 Asian countries are gathering in Ho Chi Minh City for a three-week training program to strengthen regional efforts to dismantle drug trafficking syndicates.

Provider of sex workers for foreigners arrested

10:07 | 04/08/2015

Police have detained a man who worked as a pimp in a Ho Chi Minh City area dubbed the “Westerner’s zone” or “backpacker area,” Vietnamese media reported.

Laotian caught with 60,000 synthetic drug tablets

10:08 | 04/07/2015

Vietnamese police have detained a 57-year-old Laotian man since he was caught illegally transporting 60,000 synthetic drug tablets in Hanoi on April 5.

Lao men arrested for drug smuggling

10:29 | 04/01/2015

Two Lao men were arrested in the border area in the central province of Quang Tri on March 31 for trying to smuggle 10,000 illegal pills into Vietnam.

Vietnamese leaders welcome US congressional delegation

13:48 | 03/31/2015

(VOV) -National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi concurred to promote dialogues, delegation exchanges and share legislative experience at their meeting in Hanoi on March 31.

Tay Ninh, Svayrieng prepare for one-stop border customs check

18:35 | 03/29/2015

The southwest province of Tay Ninh and its neighbouring Cambodian province of Svayrieng along with the Ministries of Transport of Vietnam and Cambodia have agreed on the building of two goods storage sites for joint customs checks at the Moc Bai-Ba Vet border gates.

Vietnam attends UN peacekeeping conference

18:10 | 03/29/2015

Deputy Minister of National Defence Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh led a Vietnamese delegation to the first-ever United Nations Chiefs of Defence Conference held in the UN headquarters in New York City on March 27 and 28.