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Malaysia arrests three suspects over terror plots

World

Malaysia arrests three suspects over terror plots

Three militants inspired by the self-claimed Islamic State (IS) group have been arrested in Malaysia, accused of planning attacks on non-Muslim places of worship in the country and neighbouring Indonesia, police said on May 16.

Doan Thi Huong to return home after release

Society

Doan Thi Huong to return home after release

Vietnamese citizen Doan Thi Huong was released from a women’s prison in Selangor state of Malaysia at about 7.10am (local time) on May 3 and received by a delegation of the Embassy of Vietnam in Malaysia.

Doan Thi Huong might be released in May

World

Doan Thi Huong might be released in May

Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, the only defendant in the case related to the murder of a man holding a DPRK passport with the name of Kim Chol, might be released in the first week of May, possibly May 8.

Sentences upheld for 13 rioters in Binh Thuan

Society

Sentences upheld for 13 rioters in Binh Thuan

The People’s Court of the central province of Binh Thuan upheld the first instance trial sentences of between two and three years imposed on 13 defendants charged with disturbance of public order at the provincial People’s Committee headquarters in June 2018.

Group receives 48-year jail term over fake ATM cards

Society

Group receives 48-year jail term over fake ATM cards

Four days into the first instance trial, the People’s Court in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre gave Malaysian national Chong Ngai Fong and his six accomplices a total of 48 years in prison for their fraudulent activities using fake ATM cards.

Short film calls for end to rhino massacres

Environment

Short film calls for end to rhino massacres

The Education for Nature - Vietnam (ENV), a non-governmental organisation on the reservation of the nature and the protection of the environment, on August 22 released a short film to call for people’s efforts to put an end to rhino massacres in Africa and protect the animal.

Dinh Ngoc He sentenced to 12 years in jail

Society

Dinh Ngoc He sentenced to 12 years in jail

The military court of Military Zone 7 on July 31 sentenced Dinh Ngoc He, alias “Ut troc”, to 12 years in prison in a case involving law violations at Thai Son Corporation under the Defence Ministry.

Dong Nai: 20 sentenced for disturbing public order

Society

Dong Nai: 20 sentenced for disturbing public order

The People’s Court of Bien Hoa city, the southern province of Dong Nai, on July 30 handed out sentences ranging from 12 months probation to 18 months in prison to 20 defendants under the charge of “causing public disorder” pursuant to Clause 1, Article 318 of the Penal Code.

Jail term of 4-5 years proposed for former SBV deputy governor

Society

Jail term of 4-5 years proposed for former SBV deputy governor

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Procuracy on June 27 proposed an imprisonment sentence of 4-5 years to Dang Thanh Binh, former Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) for the charge of lacking responsibility causing serious consequences at the Vietnam Construction Joint Stock Commercial Bank (VNCB).

Thailand ramps up crackdown on World Cup gambling

ASEAN

Thailand ramps up crackdown on World Cup gambling

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan has instructed police to seriously crack down on football gambling and debt-collecting violence ahead, during and after the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which will begin in Russia on June 14.