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The Vietnam Fisheries Society (VFS) has released a statement, strongly protesting against China’s recent apprehension of six Vietnamese fishermen and their boat.

Ministry inspects int’l quarantine work at Noi Bai airport

A team of the Ministry of Health on July 1 inspected international quarantine work and the implementation of health declaration for arrivals at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi.

Chinese citizen supports Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa

Xisha islands - Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago – should belong to Vietnam as both mainland China and Taiwan have never actually controlled this territory, said Chinese citizen Zhang Pei Qiang.

Social News Headlines 9/5

 Two transnational drug trafficking rings busted; Police seize plant growth stimulants; Whirlwind sweeps through Lam Dong; UN Vesak Day opens in Ninh Binh; HCM City eyes local solution to water woes

Social News Headlines 26/4

 Police break up trans-national drug trafficking ring; Minister warns against recurrent measles outbreak; Poverty rate drops to new low of 7.8%; Post offices open on Truong Sa Island; WB signs agreements to modernise Vietnam’s poorest areas

Social News Headlines 17/4

 A foreigner killed in rear-end collision in Tien Giang; Blaze ravages HCM City garbage ground; Southern farmers face drought; Over 23,000 workers sent abroad in Q1; Three arrested for drug trafficking from Laos

Police uncover over 44,000 criminal cases in 2013

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese police uncovered over 44,000 criminal cases with more than 2,600 gangs last year via a spate of raids, heard a conference in Hanoi on January 16.

Airport faces obstacles in curbing drug trafficking

 VietNamNet Bridge – Inadequate facilities and a lack of police dogs have been blamed for customs officials failing to prevent drug trafficking at the Noi Bai International Airport in 2013.

Social Headlines January 14

 Gov't makes plans for pension fund; Hanoi builds school for Phnom Penh; Vietnam ranked 2nd worldwide in Australian government scholarships; 2013 drug statistics a cause for concern; Vietnam readies for 2014 int’l Chemistry Olympiad

Social Headlines December 23

 Cold spell continues in northern areas; Man killed in road accident; Two miners die at stone mine rockslide; Former taxi drivers put in jail for fraud; Health Ministry cracks down on food safety; Ha Noi launches new online bus map

Social Headlines December 16

 Rescued fishermen return home from Hong Kong; HCM City police seize 2.2kg of heroin; Paris performance raises funds for Vietnamese flood victims; Cambodia alumni meet in Vietnam

Four companies involved in transporting 229kg of heroin to Taiwan

 VietNamNet Bridge - At least four companies have been involved in the transportation of 229kg of heroin from HCM City to Taiwan, investigators said.

Customs did not check the shipment containing 230kg of heroin

 VietNamNet Bridge - The firm that performed customs procedures is reputed, so the 12 speakers containing 230kg of heroin was exempted from checking by customs, a customs official told the media yesterday.

How 229kg of heroin could pass through Tan Son Nhat Airport?

Up to 229kg of heroin passed through many stages of strict control of the Tan Son Nhat international airport in HCM City to go to Taiwan. This has shocked those within international business aviation.

Chinese woman receives life sentence for drug trafficking

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City People’s Court in has sentenced a 23-year-old Chinese woman to life imprisonment on November 13 for smuggling more than 1.9kg of synthetic drugs into Vietnam in October 2012.

Doctors operate on man with chopsticks in skull

 Doctors at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City operated on a 25-year-old man who was hospitalized with chopsticks penetrating through his skull.

Rare butterfly on Red Book found in Soc Trang

 Police in the central province of Nghe An on September 13 arrested four drug traffickers suspected of involving in a transnational ring.

Nigerian sentenced to death for taking 3.2kg of narcotics into Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge - At midnight, Vietnamese police discovered in the luggage of a Nigerian man, dozens of plastic bags containing white crystalline solids, which was then determined as narcotics, totaling 3.2kg.

US makes largest-ever bust of global synthetic drug ring

 US officials announced the largest-ever bust of a global synthetic drugs ring Wednesday, seizing thousands of pounds of illicit drugs and arresting 225 people in five countries.


 Hanoi hosts seminar on LBGT in Vietnam; Fewer buses for My Dinh Station; Vietnam, France strengthen scientific cooperation; Fugitives caught in Son La Province