Vietnam ministry aims to tighten control over taxis with new rules
Ministry of Transport has introduced a draft decree that would require local taxis to be equipped with black boxes and receipt printers, if approved.

Vietnam police seize meth ingredient bound for Australia
Customs officials in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday seized one kilogram of pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient for producing meth, from a personal package bound for Australia.
Fire kills man, wife in Vietnam southern metro
Two people were killed as a house cum department store in Ho Chi Minh City caught fire Thursday.
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Price instability threatens Vietnam's salt harvesters
Salt harvesters in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu are struggling to make ends meet as the price of salt has plummeted.
1,500 liters of acid spill from truck in southern Vietnam
A plastic tank containing hydrochloric acid broke, giving off acrid fumes and corroding a street in Binh Duong Friday.
Vietnam parking lots like matchboxes ready to go ablaze
Parking lots in Vietnam's busiest city are exposed to many fire dangers with little protection.
Land dispute prompts Vietnamese farmers to attack cops

Farmers in northern Vietnam claim they attacked police and government officials last week because the officers insisted on seizing land that residents had worked hard to clear decades ago.
Chinese migrant shooting: injured border guards recovering
Four Vietnamese border guards who were injured by illegal Chinese migrants in a gunfight that left seven people dead at a border checkpoint Friday are in stable condition, their commander has said.
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