Hanoi police announce karaoke fire causes Society

Hanoi police announce karaoke fire causes

The capital city police have confirmed carelessness by a welder during his work on a billboard as one of the main causes of a karaoke bar fire that killed a total of 13 people earlier this month.
Cambodia: CNRP leader avoids summons ASEAN

Cambodia: CNRP leader avoids summons

Sam Rainsy, leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), did not appeared for questioning at the prosecution’s headquarters in Phnom Penh on October 21 as requested by the agency.
Warrant issued for former PVC chairman Society

Warrant issued for former PVC chairman

The Ministry of Public Security on September 16 issued an arrest warrant domestically and internationally for Trinh Xuan Thanh, 50, former Chairman of PetroVietnam Construction Corporation (PVC).
Wildlife crime manual circulated Environment

Wildlife crime manual circulated

The People’s Police Academy has launched the Vietnamese version of a manual by an int'll counter-trafficking organisation to help officials fight the black market trade in endangered wild animals.
Singapore sees surge in cybercrime in 2015 World

Singapore sees surge in cybercrime in 2015

Cybercrime in Singapore surged 95 percent in 2015 from the previous year, contributing to a 4 percent rise in the overall crime in the island State, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) said.
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Mekong nations launch anti-drugs centre

The Thai Minister of Justice and the delegates from four Mekong nations have launched the Safe Mekong Coordination Center (SMCC) as a centre to prosecute and block illegal drug smuggling in the region.
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Joint working group to be formed to probe former Thai PM

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) of Thailand is setting up a joint working group with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to probe charges against former Premier Yingluck Shinawatra in relation to the rice pledging case.