New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on July 3 ordered heightened security measures across the state over the U.S. July Fourth holiday weekend in response to a call for vigilance by the federal government.
Police at Ha Tien International Border Gate and Kien Giang Province seized 387kg of elephant tusks smuggled into Vietnam on June 30.
The central province of Thanh Hoa organised a conference on July 2 to discuss the implementation of a plan to prevent and handle any emerging MERS-CoV cases.
Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have launched a three-month crackdown on human trafficking along Vietnam’s borders through September, given the recent complications with the issue.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung called for a strong army able to respond to emerging challenges presented by today’s increasingly complicated, rapidly changing and unpredictable world.
Manchester City executives have wrapped up a three-day visit to Hanoi to arrange a friendly match the English club will play against Vietnam at the end of July.
Police in the south-central Vietnamese province of Khanh Hoa has turned down a bribery offer from an ex-government official hunted by Chinese authorities, and handed him to their counterparts in China shortly after that.
Lieutenant General Nguyen Trong Nghia, Deputy Head of the Vietnam People’s Army’s General Department of Politics, received a visiting Chinese military delegation headed by Major General Xie Baoguo, political commissar of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA)’s Xi’an Politics Institute.
As many as 95 delegates gathered at a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on June 23 to discuss preparations for setting up a level 2 field hospital as part of the country’s participation in UN peacekeeping missions.
Police have detained a Vietnamese-American man who purportedly bought sex from a 15-year-old girl in a city in southern Vietnam.
A gunman was still at large after killing nine people during a prayer service at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, the city's police chief said on June 18, describing the attack as a hate crime.
Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha denied rumours of a coup by high-ranking military officers on June 16.
The Ministry of Finance will impose strict sanctions and dismiss any custom officer who harasses tourists when they exit the country, according to a new regulation.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung held a reception for UN Under-Secretary-General Herve Ladsous in Hanoi on June 10, affirming that Vietnam is ready to send more officers to UN peacekeeping missions around the world.
Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh valued the United Nations’ support for Vietnam’s preparation and participation in UN peace-keeping activities during his meeting with UN Under-Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations Herve Ladsous in Hanoi on June 9.