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Two Vietnamese victims of human trafficking rescued from Cambodia

Border guards of the Ha Tien International Border Gate have successfully rescued two Vietnamese men who were alleged to fall into a casino scam to get ‘high-paying easy jobs’ in Cambodia by human trafficking rings.

Improve capacity of Border Guards in preventing and combating human trafficking

IOM also supports capacity building for officers of the Vietnam Border Guard - an effort to contribute to effectively fighting human trafficking and strengthening border management.

Believed-to-be Vietnamese citizens found on refrigerated truck in France

The Vietnamese Embassy in France has said it is keeping a close watch on a case in which some people believed to be Vietnamese citizens were found on a refrigerated truck in Rhone of Lyon city.

Promoting legal migration, fighting against illegal migration

The Government of Vietnam advocates promoting legal, safe and orderly migration, and resolutely fights against illegal migration, smuggling of migrants and human trafficking.

Ambassadors, IOM representative deliver message on human trafficking control

The International Organisation for Migration, in collaboration with the Ambassadors of Australia, Canada, the UK, and the US to Vietnam, has produced a video to dispel misconceptions about human trafficking.

VN recognises US’s more positive assessment of anti-human trafficking efforts

Vietnam recognises the more positive assessment made in the 2023 Trafficking in Persons Report by the US Department of State, Spokeswoman of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pham Thu Hang told a regular press briefing on June 22.

30 Indonesians fall victim to Malaysia human trafficking ring in Vietnam

The police in Ho Chi Minh City have busted a human trafficking ring involving Malaysian nationals that allegedly deceived 30 Indonesians for property appropriation in Vietnam.

Vietnam joins international efforts in human trafficking prevention

Vietnam is making efforts to materialise the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in line with the Prime Minister’s Plan dated March 20, 2020.

Four arrested trying to smuggle 15-day-old baby into China

According to initial investigations, Feng Li was hired by a Chinese company and paid RMB20,000 (US$2,916) to come to Vietnam and smuggle a baby across the border for a couple in China.

Human trafficking rings unveiled

Leaving Vietnam for Cambodia, many Vietnamese thought that they would find "easy jobs with high incomes" as brokers promised. But in fact, since entering Cambodia, they became a "commodity" of human traffickers.

Human trafficking: the tricks and ways of escape

According to a report from the Institute for Social Development Studies, in 10 years (2004 to 2013), Lai Chau province had more than 200 victims of human trafficking.

Over 800 VN citizens tricked into Cambodia casinos wish to return home

Border guards at the Moc Bai International Border Gate in the south-western province of Tay Ninh said on October 27 that they are co-operating with Cambodian authorities to repatriate more than 800 Vietnamese citizens who wish to return home.

People should be cautious of 'easy job, high salary' in Cambodia

Nguyen Minh K., 24, of Ninh Thuan Province, still can't believe he was illegally sold to a casino in Cambodia.

Over 1,000 Vietnamese citizens tricked to work illegally in Cambodia rescued

Vietnam and Cambodia have saved over 1,000 Vietnamese citizens who have been tricked to work illegally in Cambodia, said Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang during a regular press conference in Hanoi on September 22.

Vietnamese fleeing Bavet casino handed over by Cambodia authorities

Border guards of the south-eastern province of Tay Ninh received 92 Vietnamese nationals who were handed over by Cambodian authorities at Moc Bai International Border Gate on September 21.

Vietnam to repartriate citizens who fled from Cambodian casino

At least 67 Vietnamese people fled a business premise in Bavet City in Cambodia on Saturday and attempted to return to Vietnam, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Investigation into human trafficking to Cambodia continues: Government officials

Government officials reported on the issue of Vietnamese being tricked into working illegally in Cambodia at the Government's regular press briefing in Hanoi on September 6.

Authorities repatriate over 600 citizens lured to work illegally in Cambodia

The Foreign Ministry and Vietnam’s representative agencies in Cambodia have coordinated with the two countries’ authorities to safely repatriate over 600 citizens who had been tricked or lured to Cambodia for illegal work so far.

Two arrested in case of 40 Vietnamese fleeing forced labour in Cambodia

The An Giang Police’s Investigation Security Agency has arrested two suspects to investigate the act of "organising illegal exits" in a case of 40 Vietnamese nationals swimming across a river to Vietnam to escape from a casino in Cambodia.

40 Vietnamese people flee Cambodia's casino

Long Binh Border Gate Station in the southern province of An Giang has just detained 40 Vietnamese people who illegally entered the country by a local river.