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General Nguyen Thanh Hong, a standing member of the National Security and Defense of the National Assembly Commission talks to Tiền Phong newspaper on the need to tighten the control of temporary resident cards for foreigners in Vietnam.

13th ADMM issues declaration on security

Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich attended the 13th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday, which ended with a joint declaration on security.

Comprehensive approach needed in fight against drugs

Director of the Ministry of Public Security’s Investigation Police Department of Drug-related Crimes, Pham Van Cac, talks to Nhân Dân (People) newspaper about measures needed to fight drug crimes.

HCM City’s authorities seize over 14 kg of meth

The Customs Department of Ho Chi Minh City in coordination with competent forces on June 26 seized more than 14 kg of methamphetamine hidden in packages transported from foreign countries.


HCM City police seize over 1 tonnes of meth, arrest two Taiwanese

The police of Ho Chi Minh City on April 19 brought to light a ring transporting over 1.1 tonnes of meth and started legal proceedings against two suspects, including two Taiwanese and a Vietnamese for their involvement.


Drug trafficking suspects arrested in Son La, Hoa Binh

Police in the northern mountainous province of Son La arrested a suspect illegally transporting nearly 6.5 kilogrammes of heroin in Long Luong commune, Van Ho district, on April 17.


Drugs take hold in impoverished village

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dua Village is home to only 83 households, but nearly 30 residents have been sentenced to jail for drug trafficking, and more than 20 are registered drug addicts.

Drug hotspots in the Northern border area getting complicated

With no more tears to cry, Lo Thi Xam’s only hope is that her two sons can “love their mother more”. The Thai ethnic lady, living in Phat Village, Long Sap Ward, lost her husband to a drug overdose nearly ten years ago. 

4 sentenced to death for drug trafficking

 VietNamNet Bridge – The People’s Court in Ha Noị has sentenced four men to death for illegally transporting 75 bricks of heroin.

Police arrest drug ring’s mastermind after two-year hunt

Public Security Ministry’s drug crime investigation police (called C47) said they have arrested Bui Van Bien, 30, a suspect on the run, on charges of drug trafficking.

Three sentenced to death for drug trafficking

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ha Noi People’s Court yesterday (Oct 5) sentenced three people to death and one to life imprisonment for drug trafficking between the northern and southern regions of the country.

Two men get death sentence for drug trafficking

 VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City People’s Court yesterday afternoon (Aug 23) sentenced two persons to death and six to life imprisonment for drug trafficking.

Drug trafficker caught with 3.5kg of heroin at Vietnamese-Lao border

 Anti-drug police in the northwestern mountainous province of Dien Bien on April 5 arrested a drug trafficker carrying about 3.5 kilogrammes of heroin.

VN police being trained to combat human trafficking

 VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty-six police officers from Ha Noi and other localities are meeting in the capital city for a training programme to combat people smuggling and human trafficking in the region.

Social News 2/3

Synthetic drugs seized by Quang Binh forces; Call centre to handle driving licence renewals; Confiscated bikes set for charity sale; Russian official honoured for 10-year dedicated services; Youth Union launches Month of Youth

VN addresses case of drug trafficker

Vietnam has been consistent in strictly punishing drug trafficking and has always co-operated with other countries in preventing and fighting drug-related crimes, Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh said yesterday.

Rooftop farming in Hanoi's centre

 Rooftop farming in Hanoi's centre; HCMC's outlying districts lack running water; Hanoi prepares to tackle year-end traffic congestion; Unsafe works face suspension;  Investigation on hijacked oil tanker expanded

Prohibited business areas may be reduced to six

 VietNamNet Bridge – The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee has proposed further cutting banned business areas in the latest draft of the investment law from 11 to six.

Social News 28/9

 New expressway develops crack after torrential rains; Medical staff to face prosecution; Economy creates 1 mln jobs in eight months; Demand for human resources grows along with HCM City economy; Drug traffickers sentenced to death

Social News 25/8

Vietnamese ‘eaten alive’ by crocodile in Australian outback; Police uncover largest drug trafficking case; Government requests probe into child sponsoring centres; Haiphong ex-police official to face trial for power abuse