Road safety committee holds first-aid course in Hanoi Society

Road safety committee holds first-aid course in Hanoi

The National Committee for Road Safety in coordination with the Red Cross, social forum Otofun and Ford Vietnam organised an event in Hanoi February 8 giving first aid training for taxi drivers and fans of adventure tourism.
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Oxfam Quebec helps Ha Giang tackle human trafficking

Oxfam Quebec, a non-governmental organisation of Canada, has helped local people in the bordering northernmost province of Ha Giang be aware of human trafficking and get involved in combating the crime through a five-month project.
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Meeting looks to tackle rise in transnational crime

Criminal activities in Vietnam have been getting more and more sophisticated and difficult to control in recent years, with transnational and foreign-related cases on the increase, said Pham Quy Ngo, Deputy Minister of Public Security at a meeting to discuss drugs and crime held in Hanoi on April 27.
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Illegal taxis plague HCM City streets

Illegal taxis that deceive visitors by carrying the names of established taxi operators continue to be a major source of headache for HCM City authorities.
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Police charge nine for deadly train crash

Police in the southern province of Dong Nai have decided to prosecute nine men deemed responsible for the deadly train car crash on the Ghenh Bridge that killed two and injured 24 others.
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Hanoi to stop licensing new taxi firms

Hanoi Department of Transport has proposed that city authorities halt the granting of business licences to taxi companies as of March to tighten their operations in the city.
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Authorities prepare Tet cheer for poor

Da Nang will give its poor residents over 10 billion VND (510,000 USD) in cash and 800 tonnes of rice so that they can celebrate the lunar New Year like their more fortunate brethren.