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.
They wrongfully granted tax refunds to two businesses worth more than $4.1 million
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
Police found dozens of envelopes with cash worth nearly VND1 billion (US$44,500) at his home.
Top importers and producers have been fighting the taxes demanded by customs over the past month
The ethnic H'mong community keeps the deceased at home, near the ceiling, for days before burial
Many said they were mistreated because they did not pay unofficial fees
Many fear that the delays, usually of many months, are deliberate on the part of tax officials and meant to...
Vietnam is dragging its feet on a plan to cut the length of import procedures to two weeks
Strict sanctions will be imposed on officers who harass passengers, a new rule says
Customs chiefs, instead of cracking down on corrupt officers, put the onus on victims to fight back
Officers trying to browbeat people into paying bribes will be sacked, Vietnam Customs says
Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat airport found 50,000 pills in a classic smuggler suitcase with a double bottom.