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Can Tho now has no streetwalkers: police

Friday, February 13, 2015, 17:54 GMT+7
Can Tho now has no streetwalkers: police

The southern Vietnamese city of Can Tho now has no sex workers who stand along the streets to lure men, local police have affirmed.

Colonel Tran Ngoc Hanh, director of the city police department, make the affirmation in his report delivered at a conference on Tuesday on reviewing the outcomes of the 10-year implementation of the model of “Three Nos”: No criminals, No drug and No prostitution.

After 10 years of implementing of the model, 70 percent of the  total 85 communes, wards and towns of the city have been recognized to meet the “Three Nos” standards, while in 2005, the figure was only 39 percent, Colonel Hanh said.

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