VOV.VN -Border guards in Lai Chau province have arrested four suspects for allegedly trafficking women into China.
VOV.VN -Police in Thanh Hoa province have arrested a suspect for allegedly trafficking women to China. The suspect was identified as Do Thi Sen, 31, of Xuan Truong commune, Tho Xuan district, Thanh Hoa province.
A video of a police officer shouting out the names of sex workers while making them stand in public in southern Vietnam has been met with public backlash, prompting senior officials to step in.
The number of drug and prostitution-free communes, wards and towns have been increased in recent years after the 10-year implementation of the resolution on regulations and guidelines on building communes, wards and towns with healthy lifestyle.
Police in Ho Chi Minh City have discovered a prostitution ring involving several local models and singers.
Malaysian police on October 12 rescued 26 Vietnamese women from a brothel in Bandar Botanic, Klang, Kuala Lumpur.
An international seminar on sharing New Zealand’s experience in prostitution management was held in Hanoi on September 22.
The winner of a Vietnamese beauty pageant organized in Moscow nearly a decade ago appeared in court on September 21 on fraud charges, after conning a local businessman of nearly US$740,000 in 2013.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has urged ministries and agencies to enhance measures to prevent and control HIV/AIDS, drugs and prostitution from now to the end of the year.
VOV.VN -A new International Labor Organization (ILO) study shows that most sex workers entered the job voluntarily but had limited control of occupational safety and health implications.
Hanoi police said on August 12 they have detained four men accused of forcing a 26-year-old woman into prostitution since 2013.
A court in Hanoi on August 9 sentenced a man to seven years in prison for human trafficking after his victim escaped a brothel in China and reported the case to the police.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has said it will step up checks of service establishments that are likely to surreptitiously employ sex workers to combat prostitution.
A club for women at high risk of falling into prostitution will be set up in HCM City to apprise the women about labour laws and test them for sexually transmitted disease, a city official said.
The nationwide prostitution prevention programme for 2016-2020 was launched at a conference held by the National Committee for AIDS, Drugs and Prostitution Prevention and Control and the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) in Hanoi on May 12.
Juvenile delinquents are on the rise and their crimes are more horrific, according to the Police Department for Administrative Management of Social Order (C64).
The prevention of prostitution has failed to meet expectation, delegates said at a conference in Hanoi on October 23 reviewing the five-year implementation of an action plan on prostitution prevention and control.
The rate of prostitution and prostitution-related crimes has increased sharply in the country, while measures to deter such activities have not been successful, a meeting in HCM City has heard.
Police have detained a Vietnamese-American man who purportedly bought sex from a 15-year-old girl in a city in southern Vietnam.
Vietnamese police are dealing with a case in which a Malaysian man and a Vietnamese woman were found luring Vietnamese women into forced prostitution in Malaysia, local media reported.