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A South Korean teenager wanted by Interpol for the production and distribution of child pornography videos has been arrested by Vietnamese police.

Ex-football coach arrested in Vietnam over historic child sex abuse allegations

A former football coach who once worked for a top team in Scotland has been arrested in Vietnam in connection with historic child sex abuse offences.

Taiwanese drug traffickers sentenced to death

The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City on December 17 sentenced two Taiwanese men to death for illegally trafficking up to 606kg of drugs.

Australian man illegally grows cannabis in Vietnam

An Australian man has been caught red handed growing four cannabis plants on his rooftop in Da Nang city, central Vietnam, according to local police.

Three Koreans arrested for illegally bringing immigrants into Vietnam

Da Nang police have arrested three citizens of the Republic of Korea for operating a ring aimed at helping foreigners to enter Vietnam under the guise of foreign experts.

Chinese murderer sentenced to death

The Da Nang People’s Court has sentenced a Chinese man to death for strangling his compatriot to death and butchering her body for disposal.

Foreigners take advantage of traveling to commit drug crime: police warn

The Drug-related Crime Investigation Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security warned that many foreigners have been taking advantage of traveling to Vietnam to commit a drug crime.

Gang colludes with foreigners to cheat Vietnamese women

Gang members got acquainted with Vietnamese women, declared their love for them, and then presented them with gifts. 

Nigerian drug transporter sentenced to death

The People’s Court of the southwestern province of Tay Ninh on April 13 sentenced Unachukwu Chiluba Paulinus, a Nigerian man born in 1996, to death for illegally transporting narcotic substances under Clause 4, Article 250 of the 2015 Penal Code.

Colombian imprisoned for stealing US$47,350 from HCMC hotel

The HCMC People’s Court sentenced a 36-year-old Colombian man, Martinez Lopez Samir, to 12 years in prison on August 26 for stealing more than US$47,000 from the Caravelle Hotel Saigon.


Police profile foreign criminals entering Vietnam

The Ministry of Public Security has identified groups of foreigners who tend to commit crimes and break the law on arrival in Vietnam and has adopted preventive measures to ensure public order.