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Twelve defendants in Viet A Company-related case file appeals

The Hanoi People’s Court has received appeals of 12 defendants in the case relating to Viet A Company over one month after the first-instance trial.

Three men jailed for life after fatal shooting over land dispute in Phu Quoc

Doan Thien Long, born in 2001 in Phu Quoc City, was sentenced to life imprisonment on Wednesday for killing two people and injuring six in the notorious Phu Quoc shootout.

Man in Da Lat detained for sexually assaulting teenagers

Da Lat City Police have arrested a 31-year-old Ho Cong Tuan, who opened a math tutoring class at his residence and is alleged to have committed sexual abuse against many underaged male students, local media reported.

VN Register’s deputy head detained on charge of power abuse

The HCM City Police Investigation Agency (PC01) also launched legal proceedings and detained five other officials from the roadworthiness body related to the case.

Illicit business relations land officials in jail

Many illicit business relationships between enterprises and state agencies were discovered in 2023, for which state officials and businesspeople had to pay a heavy price.

Dak Lak terrorist attack culprits to stand trial on January 16

Approximately 100 defendants accused of carrying out the terrorist attacks in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak last June will be brought to court on January 16.

Chinese arrested for lending services with interest of over 500%

Police operating in Da Nang said that they have co-operated with their counterparts in HCM City and the southern province of Binh Duong to bust a major loan shark ring headed by a Chinese national, whilst also arresting a total of 192 suspects.

HCMC police force expand its investigation into big drug trafficking

Ho Chi Minh City Police are coordinating with Department C04 and local police to continue to expand the investigation into the big drug trafficking and arrest leaders of the ring.

38 defendants in Viet A Case go on trial at Hanoi's People Court

The general director of Việt Á Company and his deputy bribed a number of government officials to obtain licences to sell COVID testing kits at high prices during the pandemic, Hà Nội's People Court was told yesterday.

Ho Chi Minh City police arrest Korean fugitive wanted by Interpol

A Korean national wanted by Interpol for allegedly running illegal online gambling operations has been arrested by the police in Ho Chi Minh City.

Chinese suspect hunted in HCM City for murdering compatriot

The police of Ho Chi Minh City announced on December 28 that they were hunting for a Chinese national named Zhang JinWen who is wanted for murdering his compatriot.

Power plan-related irregularities forwarded to police for investigation

The Government Inspectorate has detected multiple violations related to National Power Development Plan VII and transferred eight cases to the Ministry of Public Security for investigation.

Luu Binh Nhuong charged with abusing power for personal gain

Luu Binh Nhuong, a former deputy of the National Assembly (NA), has been charged with abusing power and authority to influence others for personal gain.

Man arrested for killing three family members in Ca Mau

Police in the southern province of Ca Mau arrested Bui Vu Khoa, 23, for allegedly killing three family members including a pregnant woman in Cai Nuoc District late Monday afternoon.

Six suspects in Dak Lak terrorist attacks put on special wanted list

Six more suspects in the case of "terrorism aimed at opposing the people's administration" in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has been put on the special wanted list, the provincial Department of Public Security said on November 30.

HCM City police dismantle massive drug-trafficking ring from Cambodia

Police forces in Ho Chi Minh City announced on November 29 that they have smashed a criminal gang smuggling illicit drugs from Cambodia, arresting several traffickers and seizing almost 35 kgs of various drugs in the process.

Police bust two large international drug smuggling rings

The police in the northern province of Hai Duong announced on November 27 that they have successfully smashed two large drug rings sending illicit substances into Vietnam via international air routes and through postal services.

Noted former legislator detained on charge of property appropriation

Former National Assembly deputy Luu Binh Nhuong, 60, was detained on Tuesday for alleged “property appropriation”.

Tien Giang teen arrested in family poisoning investigation

Police in the southern province of Tien Giang have just arrested Pham Minh Qu, 14, as part of their investigation into the death of his grandmother and father.

Underwear model Ngoc Trinh nabbed for causing social disorder

Police nabbed underwear model Ngoc Trinh for disturbing public order after the notorious model had posted videos of herself riding a big displacement motorcycle in unsafe postures.