A former traffic police officer in Ho Chi Minh City has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for fatally assaulting a traffic violator Vietnam ex-cop sentenced to 12 years for beating traffic violator to death
SAM Media ‘leeches’ $10mn from Vietnamese users, fined $2,400
Published: 09/23/2016 10:45
A mobile service provider scammed millions of dollars from thousands of mobile users in Vietnam, but fines for their missteps amounted to a mere VND55 million (US$2,465), according to results from an inspection in July.
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – September 23
Published: 09/23/2016 10:27
Good morning from Vietnam!
Debate on motorbike ban resurfaces as traffic congestion haunts Vietnam cities
Published: 09/22/2016 15:23
The banning of motorbikes in major Vietnamese cities to combat worsening traffic congestion is once again on the table after Hanoi’s Department of Transport on Monday unveiled its plan to restrict non-resident bikes from entering the capital by 2025
Ho Chi Minh City finally traces source of foul smell
Published: 09/22/2016 11:50
The source of the unpleasant odor wafting through the southern end of Ho Chi Minh City has been confirmed to originate from rubbish buried at a major waste treatment zone
Vietnamese truck driver awarded bravery medal for saving brake-failed bus
Published: 09/22/2016 11:13
A truck driver who bravely rescued a bus with brake problems on its way down a mountain pass in the Central Highlands earlier this month was awarded the Merit of Bravery on Wednesday
Vietnam drug kingpin, 8 henchmen get death sentence for heroin smuggling
Published: 09/22/2016 09:17
A court in Vietnam sentenced to death a notorious drugs kingpin and eight associates on Wednesday
Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – September 22
Published: 09/22/2016 08:30
Good morning from Vietnam!
Alcohol-induced mental disorders on the rise in Vietnam
Published: 09/21/2016 17:52
An increasing number of people in Vietnam have developed mental illnesses caused by chronic alcohol addiction, impacting their own lives and the lives of their families.
Vietnam beauty queen stands trial in $730,000 fraud case
Published: 09/21/2016 16:26
Truong Ho Phuong Nga said she got the money as part of a ‘love contract’, instead of conning it from the victim
Vietnam woman films suspected ‘fake egg’ that burns like rubber
Published: 09/21/2016 15:37
A woman in north-central Vietnam has recorded herself slicing and burning an egg yolk bought from a night diner amid suspicion that the egg was made of rubber.
Fish not entirely safe to eat in central Vietnam: health ministry
Published: 09/21/2016 11:21
An evaluation carried out by the Ministry of Health has revealed that deep-water seafood sourced from along Vietnam’s central coastline is not yet safe for consumption, following the mass fish deaths that occurred in the region earlier this year.