A passenger arriving in Da Nang from the US last month complained on her Facebook that a customs officer demanded some "money...
The passenger said the gold statues were worth 16.5 million yen (US$163,000) in total.
Three packages of gun parts have been sent to Cao Bang Province over the past month
Police have seized more than 50 cubic meters of the wood from the area, including some from his own office
June exports rose 2.5 percent from the previous month to $14.72 billion
A passenger claims she was asked to pay money to have her luggage cleared
They wrongfully granted tax refunds to two businesses worth more than $4.1 million
They were hidden among clothes and personal items sent to a 27-year-old Vietnamese
Seven others also face charges for assisting the scheme that caused losses of $1.85 million
Lower ASEAN tariffs helped boost sales of Thai cars by 64.5 percent in the first quarter
The bills are meant to be burned as offerings to deceased relatives
Customs said importers declared a product in the wrong category and paid less taxes than they were supposed to
Top importers and producers have been fighting the taxes demanded by customs over the past month
The old custom is believed to help protect people from devils during the country’s biggest holiday
His colleague who allegedly received bribes to clear the illegal shipment died during the investigation