Binh Duong police arrest karaoke owner after fire disaster

Binh Duong police arrest karaoke owner after fire disaster

Police in Binh Duong province have arrested Le Anh Xuan, 42, owner of the karaoke where a fire killed 32 last week.

Society - Sat, September 17, 2022 | 10:05 am GTM+7

1,000 workers of Apple supplier strike work for 3 days

1,000 workers of Apple supplier strike work for 3 days

About 1,000 workers of BYD Electronics (Vietnam) Company Limited, an Apple supplier, struck work from Wednesday evening to Friday morning in Phu Tho province over payment disagreements.

Society - Sat, September 17, 2022 | 8:20 am GTM+7

Tan Son Nhat airport customs seize $1 mln in ‘black money’

Tan Son Nhat airport customs seize $1 mln in ‘black money’

Two passengers apparently trying to smuggle more than $1 million dollars abroad in cash by dyeing $100 notes black were detained Thursday at HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

Society - Fri, September 16, 2022 | 11:20 pm GTM+7

Five die in wall collapse in Binh Dinh

Five die in wall collapse in Binh Dinh

The collapse of a wall in Binh Dinh province's Nhon Hoa Industrial Park, which killed five people and injured six others on Thursday, was due to mistakes in construction and whirlwinds.

Society - Fri, September 16, 2022 | 6:55 pm GTM+7

Samsung staff hit with jail terms in meal supply bribery scam

Samsung staff hit with jail terms in meal supply bribery scam

A court in Bac Ninh province has handed 18 defendants jail terms for giving or taking bribes in a meal supply scam at Samsung Electronics Vietnam (SEV) and Samsung Electronics Vietnam Thai Nguyen (SEVT).

Society - Wed, September 14, 2022 | 8:13 pm GTM+7

Finance ministry proposes 9-day Lunar New Year holiday

Finance ministry proposes 9-day Lunar New Year holiday

The Ministry of Finance has proposed a nine day (January 21-29, 2023) holiday for the upcoming Tet - Lunar New Year - festival.

Society - Tue, September 13, 2022 | 8:04 pm GTM+7

More than 10,000 people fall victim to low-interest rate loan fraud

More than 10,000 people fall victim to low-interest rate loan fraud

More than 10,000 people were victims of a low-interest bank loan scam operated by Lai Thi Ngoc Trang and accomplice Nguyen Van Truong in Thua Thien-Hue province.

Society - Mon, September 12, 2022 | 9:49 am GTM+7

Dong Nai police arrest bank robber near crime scene

Dong Nai police arrest bank robber near crime scene

Le Huy Dung, 34, was arrested early Sunday after robbing a Vietcombank branch in Dong Nai province off VND920 million ($39,000) Thursday.

Society - Sun, September 11, 2022 | 1:58 pm GTM+7

Real estate firm sells ‘ghost’ houses, general director detained

Real estate firm sells ‘ghost’ houses, general director detained

Nguyen Xuan Chau, general director of real estate firm Viet Thanh JSC, was arrested Saturday by Phu Yen police on charges of fraudulent appropriation of property.

Society - Sun, September 11, 2022 | 11:30 am GTM+7

Manager of Hanoi karaoke where three firefighters died arrested

Manager of Hanoi karaoke where three firefighters died arrested

Pham Duy Hung, who was authorized to manage the karaoke in Hanoi's Cau Giay district where a fire on August 1 killed three firefighters, has been arrested.

Society - Sat, September 10, 2022 | 4:52 pm GTM+7

Woman gets 9 years in jail for blackmailing rich ex-lover

Woman gets 9 years in jail for blackmailing rich ex-lover

The Hanoi People’s Court sentenced Doan Phuong Anh, 34, to nine years in jail Thursday for blackmailing her former lover, the CEO of a local real estate company.

Society - Fri, September 9, 2022 | 10:50 am GTM+7

Karaoke shop fire in Binh Duong kills at least 33

Karaoke shop fire in Binh Duong kills at least 33

At least 33 people have been confirmed dead after a karaoke parlor in the southern province of Binh Duong caught fire Tuesday night.

Society - Wed, September 7, 2022 | 2:47 pm GTM+7

Don’t expose children to ‘achievement disease’: PM

Don’t expose children to ‘achievement disease’: PM

Teachers and parents should not hurt children with excessive focus on achievements and should respect that each child is different, says Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.

Society - Tue, September 6, 2022 | 9:59 pm GTM+7

Vietnamese woman stabs Japanese man to death in Yokohama

Vietnamese woman stabs Japanese man to death in Yokohama

A Vietnamese woman, Le Thi Ngoc Hanh stabbed a man to death Monday in Japan's Yokohama city, according to Japanese media company NHK.

Society - Mon, September 5, 2022 | 7:17 pm GTM+7

9,000 drink driving cases fined during National Day holiday

9,000 drink driving cases fined during National Day holiday

During the four days of the National Day holiday (September 1-4), traffic police imposed fines of around VND40 billion ($1.7 million) in nearly 9,000 cases of driving under the influence.

Society - Sun, September 4, 2022 | 11:43 pm GTM+7

50 ‘road monsters’ arrested after blocking highway for motorbike racing

50 ‘road monsters’ arrested after blocking highway for motorbike racing

Tien Giang traffic police arrested Sunday a group of 50 men and women who blocked a section of National Highway No.50 to organize an illegal motorbike race.

Society - Sun, September 4, 2022 | 7:24 pm GTM+7

Waterspout thousands of meters high upturns fish rafts in Dong Nai lake

Waterspout thousands of meters high upturns fish rafts in Dong Nai lake

A giant waterspout shot up thousands of meters high in Dong Nai province’s Tri An Lake Friday, overturning and damaging many fish rafts.

Society - Sat, September 3, 2022 | 1:35 pm GTM+7

Man gets $100,000 for wrongful conviction 43 years ago

Man gets $100,000 for wrongful conviction 43 years ago

The People’s Procuracy of Tay Ninh province was requested by an appeal court to pay Nguyen Van Dung, 61, over VND2.5 billion ($106,000) for a wrongful conviction in 1979.

Society - Fri, September 2, 2022 | 10:42 am GTM+7

Gas pipeline explosion injures 34 in northern Vietnam, many severely burnt

Gas pipeline explosion injures 34 in northern Vietnam, many severely burnt

A gas pipeline in the South Korean-invested Seojin Auto Co., Ltd. in Bac Ninh province exploded Tuesday, injuring 34 employees, many with severe burns.

Society - Tue, August 30, 2022 | 6:44 pm GTM+7