Southwestern border province busts major smuggling case Society

Southwestern border province busts major smuggling case

Customs officials of the southwestern border province of An Giang on February 22 busted a smuggling case with 25,000 medical face masks and three cartons of medicines to Cambodia. This was the first of such case in the province since the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) earlier this year.
Vietnam, Cambodia to hold joint rescue drill Society

Vietnam, Cambodia to hold joint rescue drill

Cambodian and Vietnamese soldiers will jointly hold a rescue exercise in Tuasday commune, Chanthrea district, Cambodia’s S’vay Rieng province that borders Vietnam’s southern Long An province.
Son La arrests drug trafficker Society

Son La arrests drug trafficker

The border guard and police forces in the northern border province of Son La on October 29 arrested a man for drug trafficking, and seized two bricks (about 680g) of heroin, 3.5kg of opium and a gun.
Three Lao drug traffickers arrested in Dien Bien Society

Three Lao drug traffickers arrested in Dien Bien

The border guard force of the northern province of Dien Bien, in coordination with the security force of Muong May district in the Lao province of Phongsaly, on June 15 arrested three Lao drug traffickers, seizing 20kg of opium.
Vietnamese, Lao ethnic minority people step up exchanges Culture - Sports

Vietnamese, Lao ethnic minority people step up exchanges

The culture, sports, and tourism festival for ethnic minority communities in the Vietnam-Laos border area, central region, and Central Highlands regions will be held in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue from May 17-19 under the theme “Solidarity, friendship, and development”.
Lang Son aims to serve 2.9 million tourists in 2019 Travel

Lang Son aims to serve 2.9 million tourists in 2019

The northern border province of Lang Son hopes to receive more than 2.9 million tourists this year, including 435,000 foreigners, bringing in some 1 trillion VND (43.11 million USD), according to local authorities.