40 years on, Vietnam orphanage prospers from Xmas card revenue
It possibly set the foundation for Vietnam’s childcare network and it all started with small money the founders earned from selling Christmas cards in Paris, insiders said recounting four decades flashbacks.
Work finishes on longest bridge in Hanoi
Work finished on Nhat Tan Bridge, Hanoi’s longest bridge over the Red River, on Tuesday.
Drug seizure causes prison riot in Vietnam

Hundreds of inmates at a prison in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau took part in a riot that began with the confiscation of a single prisoner's drug stash.

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Vietnam police return stolen dog to Saudi Arabian embassy staff

Hanoi police have recovered the stolen dog of a Saudi Arabian embassy staffer at a local pet shop, Lao Dong (Labor) Newspaper reported.


ACB founder pleads not guilty to Vietnam fraud, tax dodge
Nguyen Duc Kien, a founder of Asia Commercial Bank, pleaded not guilty to fraudulently taking assets, tax evasion and other crimes that partly caused losses the Vietnamese lender estimates at VND8.67 trillion (US$411 million).

6 Vietnamese arrested in Japan for allegedly growing cannabis
Japanese police have arrested six Vietnamese nationals on suspicion of growing cannabis in a series of abandoned warehouses in Hyogo Prefecture, Asahi Shimbun reported Monday.

Hanoi ceramic road decays amid neglect

Hanoi ceramic mosaic mural, one of the major projects developed on the occasion of the Millennial anniversary of Hanoi in 2010, has been ravaged of badly preservation and ill-behaved daily activities.

Sham plastic surgeons back in action in Vietnam
Two con men whose beauty saloon was shut down in Ho Chi Minh City last April for providing health damaging services are coming back, a victim said.
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