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The Vietnam Trade Office in Italy has issued a warning that Vietnamese businesses should be wary of scams which have been on the rise in recent times.

Vietnam exporters regain ownership of all cashew containers in suspected scam

Vietnamese exporters have regained ownership of all 100 cashew nut containers that faced a risk of being swindled in Italy in March, said Tran Thanh Hai, deputy head of the Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Last cashew nut containers in Italy scam freed

The last of the 35 cashew nut containers, the original documents of which were claimed by Vietnamese exporters to be missing because of a suspected scam, have been ultimately released under an Italian court rule.

Italian model finds fame from Vietnamese reality show

Italian model Elia Marchetti hit the headlines when he appeared on the popular reality show, Quý Ông Hoàn Mỹ (The Next Gentleman).

Bitter lessons for Vietnamese firms in suspected cashew nut export scam

A recent suspected scam involving local businesses exporting cashew nuts to Italy has raised alarm bells for exporters amid increasing transnational trade fraud.

Vietnam requests Italy to investigate suspected cashew nut export scam

Competent authorities of Vietnam have asked relevant ministries and agencies of Italy to conduct a quick investigation into a suspected scam involving 100 containers of Vietnamese cashew nuts exported to Italy.

Cashew scam: victims call for help from the PM and Interpol

The Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas) has asked Interpol Vietnam to make an intervention to prevent VND162 billion cashew shipments from being handed over to strangers even though they show original documents.

100 containers of cashew nuts exported to Italy suspected of being scammed

The Vietnam Cashew Association (VINACAS), on the evening of March 8, informed that it had just received an appeal for help from some cashew nut processing and exporting enterprises.

Italy presents additional 2.02 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Vietnam

A batch of more than 2.02 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine presented by the Italian Government to Vietnam via the COVAX Facility arrived in Hanoi on October 15.

The first solo exhibition of a Vietnamese artist in Italy

The exhibition titled Soul Energy by Vietnamese artist Henry Le will take place from October 2-12, 2021 at Arsenale Nord Tesa 99, Italy.

Vietnam's 'Steadfast Tin Soldier' to debut in Italy

A book about Phung Thien Nhan, dubbed the Vietnamese “Steadfast Tin Soldier”, will be released in Italy on July 22.

Vietnam traditional martial arts federation in Italy established

The establishment of a Vietnam Traditional Martial Arts Federation in Italy was announced at a workshop on Vietnam’s traditional martial arts (Vocotruyen) held in the northern city of Piacenza on July 10.

Two exhibitions highlight landscapes of Italy and Vietnam

The Consulate General of Italy in HCM City yesterday (May 20) launched two photographic exhibitions on the landscapes of Italy and Vietnam at the HCM City Fine Arts Museum.

Vietnam wraps up chairmanship of ASEAN Committee in Italy

Vietnam handed over its chairmanship role at the ASEAN Committee in Rome (ACR) to Indonesia at an ACR monthly meeting held on January 20.

Italian Cuisine Weeks held across Vietnam

The Italian Cuisine Weeks are celebrated in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and Nha Trang from November 12 to December 13, promising to bringing interesting surprises to Vietnamese people.

Italian architect to share viewpoints on substainability in contemporary architecture

Italian architect Marco Casamonti will share his viewpoints on how to harmonise development and sustainability while preserving aesthetics with Vietnamese academics and architecture practitioners during a seminar on Thursday.

Hanoi to open world’s first digital exhibition on Italian Renaissance

Hanoi is poised to become the first city in the world to host a digital exhibition showcasing the work by Raphael, one of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance period.

Vatican arrest man over luxury property deal

The Vatican's £160m ($200m) purchase of a London apartment block is under investigation.

Coronavirus: Far-right Rome protest turns briefly violent

A rally by extremists and football fans over the government's response ended in clashes with police.

Coronavirus: Italy's Conte offers hope as travel restrictions end

Italy ends travel restrictions almost three months after lockdown measures began.