Foreign Ministry deputy spokesperson gives updates on Essex lorry incident Society

Foreign Ministry deputy spokesperson gives updates on Essex lorry incident

The Vietnamese Embassy in the UK has reported that the UK's Supreme Court ruled on January 6 that Ronan Hughes, the head of an illegal human trafficking ring that caused the lorry tragedy involving 39 Vietnamese citizens in 2019, has to pay 180,000 GBP (218,820 USD) in compensation for the victims, said Foreign Ministry's Deputy Spokesperson Pham Thu Hang at a regular press conference on January 12.
Measures sought to enhance efficiency of law communications work among OVs Society

Measures sought to enhance efficiency of law communications work among OVs

A conference was jointly held by the Ministry of Justice’s Law Dissemination and Education Department and Vietnam News Agency’s Vietnam Law and Legal Forum Magazine in Hanoi on November 15 to discuss measures to strengthen communications work on policies and laws among overseas Vietnamese (OV) community.
Over 300 Sri Lankan citizens in distress at sea brought ashore safely Society

Over 300 Sri Lankan citizens in distress at sea brought ashore safely

The southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau’s rescue force coordinated with representatives of the Sri Lanka Consulate General in HCM City to receive over 300 Sri Lankan nationals who were saved by a Japanese cargo ship after their boat faced a serious incident in the waters off the Vietnamese locality on November 8.
President commends citizens for life-saving actions Society

President commends citizens for life-saving actions

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 6 sent a letter to Vi Van Truyen, Le Minh Huong and other residents in Hoa Son village, Ta Ca commune in the central province of Nghe An’s Ky Son district, praising them for their life-saving actions.