Update news arrest

Nguyen Huynh, deputy head of the Drug Price Management Division at the Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health, has been detained for his alleged involvement in the Viet A test kit price gouging case.

Director of Dong Nai Health Dept arrested

Phan Huy Anh Vu, director of the Department of Health of the southern province of Dong Nai, has been detained for allegedly violating bidding regulations.

Senior official at State Securities Commission detained

The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security has filed charges against Nguyen Hung, deputy head of the Securities Market Surveillance Department under the State Securities Commission, for allegedly revealing official secrets.

Men arrested for Facebook posts defaming leaders

Police in the central province of Quang Tri on February 10 launched legal proceedings against two men for compiling and spreading documents with defamatory contents via social networks.

VEC deputy general director arrested

Le Quang Hao, deputy general director of State-run Vietnam Expressway Corporation, was arrested on May 11 over violations in the management of the Danang-Quang Ngai Expressway project.

Lang Son police arrest environment department’s deputy director

Police from Lang Son province have arrested Nguyen Dinh Duyet, deputy director of the provincial Natural Resources and Environment Department, for allegedly “abusing position and power while performing duties

Hoang Kim Land’s director arrested for alleged property scams

Tran Thi Hong Hanh, 49, director of HCMC-based realty firm Hoang Kim Land, has been detained for alleged asset misappropriation, reported the local media.

Four arrested for violations in expressway project

Four former and current executives have been detained in connection with alleged irregularities in the construction and work approval of a 139-kilometer-long expressway connecting Danang with Quang Ngai Province.


Bac Ninh police arrest 24 foreigners in raid on gambling dens

As many as 24 Chinese nationals have been arrested after police in northern Bac Ninh Province raided a series of arcades that were allegedly transformed into gambling dens.

Dak Nong police arrest five for poisoning pine trees

The Investigation Police Agency of Dak Song District in Central Highlands Dak Nong Province have detained five people for alleged deforestation.

Five more MobiFone officials prosecuted for involvement in AVG scandal

Related to MobiFone's AVG purchase case, the Supreme People's Procuracy of Vietnam has approved the implementation of legal proceedings agains five officials of the State-owned telecommunication giant MobiFone.

Three officials arrested for collusion with property tycoon

Three State officials in Hanoi have been arrested in connection with violations committed by Le Thanh Than, chairman of Muong Thanh Group, who is being investigated for defrauding buyers of his housing projects.


Girl arrested on suspicion of trafficking baby to China

Border guards in northern Lang Son Province have arrested a girl for allegedly trafficking a newborn baby to China, online newspaper has reported.

HCM City arrests hundreds of smugglers, counterfeiters

HCM City has handled 903 violations and arrested 863 violators since the beginning of the year for smuggling or counterfeiting goods.

Ten detained for causing public disorder in Ba Ria-Vung Tau

Police in southern Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province’s Phú Mỹ Town have detained ten people for allegedly causing public disorder and damaging property following an illegal sale of land in the commune.


Police arrest man for spreading fake news

Police in Hanoi’s Gia Lam District have detained Tran Van Thuoc for allegedly spreading false information about a deadly power incident on social media.

Hai Duong police arrest woman for smuggling 10.5kg heroin

Hai Duong police have arrested a woman for trafficking in 30 bricks of heroin, the largest amount ever seized in the northern province.

Vietnamese police block entry of 7 Chinese nationals

 VietNamNet Bridge – Mong Cai City police in the northern province of Quang Ninh stopped seven Chinese nationals from illegally entering Vietnam and moving to Cambodia to gamble, reported online newspaper.

Experts call for arrest of drunk drivers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Drunk drivers whose alcohol content exceeds 100mg for every 100ml of blood, or 0.5mg for every litre of breath, should be pressed with criminal charges instead of fines, experts suggested.

Greece arrests Russian suspected of running $4 billion bitcoin laundering ring

 A Russian man suspected of being the anonymous mastermind behind one of the world's oldest crypto-currency exchanges and of laundering at least $4 billion has been arrested in Greece,