Overseas Vietnamese may have more time to retain nationality
The July 1 deadline for overseas Vietnamese to register to keep their Vietnamese citizenship may be extended by another five years as the government will seek the legislature’s approval on this issue next month.
Ho Chi Minh City police and their colleagues in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho safely rescued a 14-year old girl from kidnappers on Wednesday. 
Vietnam man arrested in Japan on charge of smuggling money
Japanese police arrested a Vietnamese man for his alleged role in a ring that sent at least 500 million yen (US$4.87 million) in illegal remittances to Vietnam, Asahi Shimbun reported  Tuesday.

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Highway accident illuminates Vietnam safety rules’ failing

A bus-tanker collision on a southern expressway that left seven dead last week has shed light on Vietnam’s inadequacy of relevant safety rules even as the country is developing a high-speed traffic system.

Tran Trong Phuc, former CEO of Bao Viet Holdings, is being probed for alleged misconduct causing loss of VND4.5 billion

The Ministry of Public Security announced Tuesday that they've launched investigations into three former senior officials at Bao Viet Holdings, Vietnam's top insurer, for alleged misconduct which resulted in a VND4.5 billion (US$213,472) loss to the State.


Vietnamese pediatrician fined for quack 'weight gain' meds
A doctor in the southern city of Can Tho had his medical license suspended for 9 months and was fined VND29.35 million (around US$1,400) for prescribing anti-inflammatory medicine and painkillers for children suffering from a lack of appetite.

Hanoi elevated railway project under fire for delays, ballooning costs
The Ministry of Transport and the Hanoi government were ordered to determine who is to blame for the slow progress railway project funded mostly by Chinese money.
Overseas Vietnamese troubled by red tape
As Vietnam clamps down on used car imports by overseas Vietnamese, many Viet kieu complain that excessive red tape is costing them time and money.

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