Bird flu outbreak casts pall over Tet Health

Bird flu outbreak casts pall over Tet

The Ministry of Health has urged municipal and provincial people’s committees, health departments and citizens across the country to take preventions against a possible bird flu over the next 16 days ahead of the Lunar New Year and duringthe first months of the new year. ​
Firecracker smugglers feel heat as Tet nears Business

Firecracker smugglers feel heat as Tet nears

As Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday approaches, firecracker smuggling is again "hot" in the border areas. Several tonnes have already been seized by customs authorities as they head across the border into Vietnam.
Workshop looks to promote hotline for human trafficking fight Society

Workshop looks to promote hotline for human trafficking fight

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of northern border Lao Cai province held a workshop in Lao Cai city on November 30 to discuss a hotline on human trafficking prevention and control.
Hai Phong seizes biggest-ever drug volume Society

Hai Phong seizes biggest-ever drug volume

Police in Hai Phong on July 24 busted a ring transporting drugs from Vietnam-Laos border to the city and surrounding provinces, seizing 28 cakes of heroin, weighing nearly 9.83 kg, and 8kg of methamphetamine.