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 VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 20 police officers in Hanoi rescued a young girl who attempted  suicide on May 28.

Guards for Nick Vujicic to be investigated

The Chief of HCM City’s Road & Railway Police Department has confirmed that the guards who cleared the way with sticks for Nick Vujicic on the way from Tan Son Nhat Airport to HCM City’s center were completely wrong and they will be investigated.

Three face charges over blackout

 Three men who caused a massive blackout in 22 southern provinces and cities on Wednesday are expected to be prosecuted, according to southern Binh Duong Province's Police.

Cars, schools torched in 5th night of Stockholm riots

 At least nine cars were torched and two schools and a police station were set ablaze as riots swept through Stockholm's immigrant-dominated suburbs early Friday for the fifth straight night, police and firefighters said.

Hanoi to set up hotlines to protect tourists

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will set up two hotlines and an office to receive information about fraud and overcharging against tourists.

Demanding money with menaces, luring travelers to low quality tours

Travel firms prove to be very professional in soothing travelers with sweet words. That explains why many people fell into the firms’ traps, and they only realized that they were swindled after experiencing terrible trips.

Deputy police chief slays one at party

 VietNamNet Bridge - Due to conflicts while drinking, the vice police chief of Tra Van commune in Nam Tra My district, the central province of Quang Nam, killed one and injured two others with a knife.

Police discovered first male prostitution ring in Saigon

By May 20, HCM City police arrested nearly 40 people who were involved in a male prostitution network. This is the first large-scale male prostitution ring detected in HCM.

VN offers apology to overcharged foreign tourists, and what’s next?

Hanoi’s authorities have requested relevant branches to take urgent actions to eliminate pickpockets, vendors. The promise is the debt.

Restaurants stick it on, travelers need to become “smart”

After having meals, a lot of travelers felt exceedingly astonished when receiving the bills. They were stung for millions of dong for the dishes worth several hundreds of thousands of dong.

SOCIETY IN BRIEF 4/5

Female sex workers get help to integrate into community; New ethnic affairs website launched; PM approves project to care for deprived children; Trafficked children returned to Vietnam

Minister asks to fine people who impersonate relatives of officials

 VietNamNet Bridge - General Tran Dai Quang - Minister of Public Security – has asked relevant bodies to strictly handle those who impersonate relatives of the Ministry’s officials.

Thanh Hoa continues using fishing nets to catch naughty drivers

VietNamNet Bridge – Based on the idea of Thanh Hoa province’s police agency, the Weapon Manufacturing Institute has produced a net releasing device, which has been used by Thanh Hoa police since April 26.

Dak Lak: Woman plants over 1,000 marijuana trees to feed pigs

VietNamNet Bridge – The police of Dak Lak province have discovered and destroyed more than 1,000 marijuana plants grown in the garden of a woman. The owner claimed that she grew marijuana to feed pigs and poultry.

Hanoi police arrest illegal debt collectors using “dirty bombs"

VietNamNet Bridge - Police of Cau Giay District, Hanoi, have arrested a gang of illegal debt collectors who usually used "dirty bombs" (mixture of shrimp paste, lubricant oil, etc.) to threaten debtors.

Binh Dinh: Policemen rescue four kids threatened by their mum

VietNamNet Bridge - The mother locked her children in the house for five days and then threatened to use a sickle to kill a child. Twenty-five policemen broke the door to rescue the kids.

100 policemen raid large gambling den in Hoa Binh

VietNamNet Bridge – On April 25, over 120 policemen rushed in a gambling den on the Vong Mountain in Hoa Binh. They caught in the act dozens of gamblers who were playing xoc dia, confiscating nearly VND1 billion ($50,000).

HCM City: Head of District 1 site clearance compensation board arrested

The chief of the site clearance compensation board of District 1, Ho Chi Minh City was arrested yesterday, April 24, for investigation of misappropriating VND10 billion ($500,000) of his agency.

Mekong Delta: Many bank officials prosecuted

VietNamNet Bridge – Several officials of the Vietnam Development Bank in the Mekong Delta provinces of Can Tho and Hau Giang have been prosecuted for breaking the rules on lending activities.

Tien Giang: A penis-biting bet brought to court

The shocking thing happened in My Thanh Bac commune, Tien Giang Province. The man whose penis was bitten to bleeding is TTH, 64 years old. The one who bit TTH is Mrs. NTL, 38 years old.