Society

Conference shares anti-corruption experience

Experience and lessons in combating corruption were shared by many foreign and domestic experts during a conference held by the Government Inspectorate in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province on August 27.
Society

Overall global drug use prevalence stable: UNODC report

Drug use prevalence is stable around the world, with around 243 million individuals, or 5 percent of the world’s population aged 15-64 having used illicit drugs in the past year, according to the 2014 World Drug Report of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
Vietnam calls for int’l efforts against drugs Society

Vietnam calls for int’l efforts against drugs

Deputy Minister of Public Security, Sen. Lieut. Gen. Le Quy Vuong, has warned that the production and sale of amphetamine substances is becoming more sophisticated, allowing the psychoactive drug to spread widely.
World

UNODC values Cambodia’s drug fight

The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) highly valued Cambodia’s prevention of drug and money laundering crimes in recent time.
Society

UNDP report assesses gender equality in Vietnam

Findings of an “Assessment of the situation of women in the criminal justice system in Vietnam” were issued in Hanoi on October 18, in a bid to ensure the gender equality effectiveness of the country’s laws.
Society

Police study tourist sex-offence crimes

Police officers in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau and neighbouring localities have attended a sex-offender workshop here that ends on September 25 to learn how to track down and identify tourists who exploit children.
Society

Public awareness crucial to fight drug abuse

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged people from all walks of life to fully realise the devastating effects of drugs as a proportion of them have so far perceived ambiguously the danger of the addictive substance, especially methamphetamine.
Asian countries intensify fight against drugs ASEAN

Asian countries intensify fight against drugs

China and five Southeast Asian countries, namely Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, have signed a joint declaration at a ministerial meeting in Myanmar, with the aim to strengthen cooperation in the fight against drug trafficking.
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Vietnam’s voice in fight against human trafficking

A high-level meeting to examine progress made on the UN Global Action Plan on Human Trafficking was held at the UN headquarters in New York on May 13 and 14. Ambassador Le Hoai Trung, Permanent Representative of the Vietnamese delegation at the UN, delivered a speech at the meeting.
World

Cambodia faces up to drug crime

Cambodia is experiencing its worse spate of drug trafficking incidents and a rise in the manufacture of illicit substances despite the Government’s anti-drug campaigns, according to a report from the Cambodian National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) presented during its annual meeting in Phnom Penh on March 12.